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Logistics and Supply Chain Strategies Education at Craig School of Business, Fresno State

california state university fresnoLocated in the rich heartland of the San Joaquin Valley, California State University, Fresno (Fresno State) is one of 23 campuses in a system that awards more than half of California's Bachelors’ Degrees and 30% of its Masters Degrees. The University is one of the oldest and most prestigious campuses in the California State University system.

Located in the heart of the richest and most productive agricultural area in the world, Fresno is a metropolis with a population of more than 500,000 people. It's the only place in the nation within an easy drive of three national parks; Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon. The metropolitan area is known for the charm of its Tower District, inviting neighborhoods and communities, and unique blending of urban and rural.

The Craig School of Business has come a long way since 1928 when it was established as the Department of Commerce. Today, the Craig School is proud to be recognized as one of the best business schools in the state, taking pride in offering students a wide array of educational and networking opportunities. The Craig School of Business is the first CSU business school to receive a naming endowment.

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Academic Programs

Undergraduate Program

  • BS in Business Administration with Logistics and Supply Chain Strategies Option: Logistics management offers everything that is expected in an ideal career including better than average salaries and advancement opportunities. The type of organizations which employ logistics managers include: manufacturing firms, wholesalers, distributors, service institutions, and transportations firms.
  • Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Strategies: For the certificate option, a total of 19 units must be completed.

Fresno State Features

Fresno State has the faculty expertise and community linkages already in place to bring university resources to bear on key regional issues. The university is one of the most diverse major universities in the United States, and integral to California. Fresno State does a better job than most of the nation’s major universities of retaining students of many cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Like many universities of Fresno State size and scope, the university promotes basic research goals, but focuses especially on studies with direct impact on Central California and the alumni have gone on to some of the most prominent leadership positions in the world.

  • Campus: The greater campus extends from Bulldog Stadium on the west boundary to the Save Mart Center and the under-construction Campus Pointe and Highway 168 on the east side. Vineyards and orchards designate the northern boundary of the campus, while Shaw Avenue designates the southern edge.
  • Accreditation: California State University, Fresno is fully accredited by the California State Board of Education and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The Craig School of Business programs are accredited by AASCB International - Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
  • Internships/Career Experience: Candidates are encouraged to gain additional skills to compliment their education through internships/career experience. The earlier you begin building these skills, the more opportunities will be available once you graduate. Jan & Bud Richter Center for Civic Engagement and Service-Learning – Provides students with quality volunteer experiences that cultivate a lifelong service-ethic which will stimulate and enhance the educational experience at all levels including earning credit. You can also attend the Career Fairs held each Fall and the Career & Internship Expo held each Spring.
  • Summer/ Winter Study: The purpose of the Summer/ Winter Study Abroad Program is to provide an oppurtunity for students to complete part of their studies in a foreign location, this gaining valuable international experience while simultaneously working towards their degree. This program will enhance the students' international and intercultural education.
  • International Scholars: The International Scholars Project offers selected overseas students an intensive business experience in California's global-and entrepreneur-oriented economy. International Scholars Project follow a unique interactive course of study tailored to put business theory into real-world business practice.
  • Craig Honors Program: The Sid Craig School of Business Honors Program is the first and only business honors program in the California State University system. The Honors Program is a three semester program beginning in the spring semester of a student's junior year and culminating with the completion of an honors thesis the following spring.
  • University Courtyard: Home to 1,100 students, University Courtyard is comprised of nine housing communities of both suite and community style living. Students find plenty of opportunities to cultivate lasting friendships, develop exciting new interests, enjoy a wide range of social activities and keep their mind and body in shape.

LAST UPDATED ON Sep 13, 2017