Supply Chain Management Degree
Associate in Applied Science - Supply Chain Management (AAS-SCM)
Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
- Earn your Procurement, Inventory/Production Control, Logistics and Supply Chain Management Certificates before you progress to your AAS-SCM degree.
- The curriculum focuses on both the technical and employability skills needed to be successful in this field.
- Enjoy a condensed, accelerated schedule where you can bring your current job knowledge to class interactions as you learn and work toward quick completion.
- Be able to apply concepts and ideas to your job instantly with activities and assignments on real-world applications.
- Get support from dedicated advisors and industry professionals teaching your fellow students in a cohort class.
What You'll Learn
- Understand the linkages of supply chain functions across various departments across an organization including marketing and sales, engineering and design, finance, accounting, manufacturing, customer service, etc.
- Understand the ethical issues surrounding supply chain management and supporting business practices.
- Understand the importance of the supply chain's role in the overall financial performance and goals of the organization, and the need for robust risk mitigation planning to support these objectives.
- Obtain a solid base of general financial acumen with courses in accounting and economics.
- Focus on the critical skills of communication and presentation competencies, organizational savvy, relationship management, team building and problem solving.
- Discover and assess local and global economic, technological, competitive, social, and legal trends and their impact on business endeavors.
- Write and speak more effectively in business situations.
Space is limited for the August 2023 program start.
Sample Course Schedule
- Complete your degree part-time in about 2 years after completing the SCM certificates.
- Fast Track classes held online.
Please note: Your actual schedule may be different. For more information, see the Supply Chain Management Program page.
Job Outlook and Wage Information
Harper's AAS- Supply Chain Management degree program can help you prepare for positions in:
- Customer Service and Fulfillment Operations
- Demand Planning
- First-Line Supervisors of Production & Operating Workers
- Inventory Control
- Logistics Analyst
- Materials Management
- Production, Planning, & Expediting Clerks
- Purchasing Agent
- Supply Chain Analytics and Coordination
- Supply Chain Manager
- Transportation and Logistics
- Warehouse Management