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Supply Chain Management Education at CSUEB College of Business & Economics & Freight Broker / Agent Training

california state university east bay California State University, East Bay (CSUEB) is known for award winning programs, expert instruction, small classes, a highly personalized learning environment - and a choice of more than 100 career-focused fields of study. CSUEB is the San Francisco East Bay area’s high-access public university of choice. Today, the University is among the region’s foremost producers of teachers, business professionals and entrepreneurs and more.

Cal State East Bay rates high in value with among the lowest tuition fees in the US for comparable institutions and among the lowest housing fees in the CSU system. With a growing enrollment of almost 13,000, the University attracts students from throughout the region and state, as well as from more than 80 countries around the world. Named Best in the West college and Best Business School by the influential Princeton Review, Cal State East Bay offers a nationally recognized freshman year experience, award-winning curriculum, personalized instruction, distinctly pragmatic and applied learning, and expert faculty.

The College of Business and Economics is strive to be known for Outstanding academic programs, recognized for their excellence; Outstanding faculty scholarship; Curricula that foster active student participation through applied learning, research, and community service; High academic standards along with services and support that ensure each student the opportunity for success; and a learning-centered experience where teaching is lively and engaging and individual differences are appreciated.

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Academic Programs

Undergraduate Program

  • BS Business Administration with Operations & Supply Chain Management Option (On Campus & Online): The Business Administration major program is structured around a set of core courses enabling students to develop general business perspective and skills. This option is designed to prepare students to manage all the aspects of a firm’s operations and supply chain functions in order to increase its efficiency and effectiveness, improve quality and eliminate waste of resources.   This option covers purchasing and management of the material resources in the supply chain process and distribution network, production and operations management within the firm, project management, service operations, and quality management. 

Graduate Program

  • MBA with Operations and Supply Chain Management Option: The Master of Business Administration program strives to provide its graduates with positive career outcomes. The MBA will provide students with the knowledge and skills managers need to succeed and will provide students with the opportunity to select an area of specialization. Operations and Supply Chain Management Option consist of 12 units as specialization area.

Continuing Education Programs

  • Certificate in Freight Broker / Agent Training (6-12 months, Classroom): The curriculum, written and taught by veteran freight specialists, covers everything from broker laws and requirements to marketing yourself, setting your rates, and overcoming shipper, carrier, and consignee challenges. Upon completion of the program, graduates have opened their own successful freight agencies and others have chosen to become freight broker agents operating under the umbrella of a licensed broker.


Founded in 1957 as the State College for Alameda County, the University’s Hayward Campus officially opened in 1963. In 1972, the college was renamed California State University, Hayward, reflecting its evolution as part of the California State University system. In the half century since its inception, CSUEB has grown dramatically and expanded its regional reach, adding a Concord campus in 1992, an Oakland professional development center in 2001, and an online campus in 2008. Recognizing its regional heritage and growing stewardship role, the Board of Trustees of the California State University changed the institution’s name to California State University, East Bay on January 26, 2005.

  • Campus: Cal State East Bay has two campuses - one in the Hayward Hills overlooking San Francisco Bay and the other in the Concord foothills of Mt. Diablo - plus a professional center in dynamic downtown Oakland.
  • Accreditation: California State University, East Bay is accredited by WASC, the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and the College of Business and Economics programs are accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
  • Research: The University has warded more than .8 million in sponsored project contracts and grants in the 2009-10 academic year.
  • Economic Impact: Cal State East Bay contributes 5 million/year to regional economy ; supports more than 3,200 regional jobs; Generates .8 million in statewide tax revenue; and the alumni attribute more than billion/year to their CSUEB degrees.
  • Rankings and Recognitions: Ranked a top-tier institution among master’s-granting universities in the West for 2008 by U.S. News & World Report; Named a national model in 2005 by the Lumina Foundation and Syracuse University for innovative freshman learning communities and The Best Colleges selected Cal State East Bay's Online Bachelor of Business Administration Degree program as No. 6 in the nation for 2011-12, calling it an excellent value.
  • Western Undergraduate Exchange: Undergraduate students in 14 western states may enroll at CSUEB at a reduced fee level of 150% of regular resident tuition fees.
  • On-Campus Housing: The University’s Pioneer Heights student residential complex houses more than 1,200 students or 8% of its enrollment, with planning for an additional 500-600 beds underway. Housing fees are among the lowest in the California State University system.

LAST UPDATED ON Sep 13, 2017