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Global Supply Chain Management Education at CSU Northridge College of Business and Economics

california state university northridgeFounded in 1958, California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is a vibrant, diverse university community of nearly 36,000 students and more than 4,000 faculty and staff. As part of the 23-campus California State University system, Cal State Northridge is one of the largest institutions of higher learning in the nation and the third largest public university in Los Angeles County. Cal State Northridge is the intellectual, economic and cultural heart of the San Fernando Valley and beyond.

The nine colleges offer 64 baccalaureate degrees, 52 master's degrees, 55 teaching credential programs in the field of education, and various opportunities in extended learning and other special programs.

The College of Business and Economics is one of largest business schools in the nation. The college offers a variety of outstanding academic programs, including undergraduate programs in accounting, information systems, management, marketing, economics, finance, business law, systems and operations management, and real estate.

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Academic Programs

Undergraduate Program

  • BSBA with Global Supply Chain Management Option: Global Supply Chain Management, also known as the value chain or the logistics network management, consists of a network of suppliers, manufacturers, warehouses, distribution centers, wholesalers and retailers. It also includes a variety of specialized facilitating systems such as transportation and information systems. The Global Supply Chain Management option develops an understanding of the design, control, and operation of supply chains. The Global Supply Chain Management Option prepares the students for every area of supply chain activity needed. These include sourcing and procurement, transportation, warehousing, materials handling, order processing and customer value analysis, technology design and application, demand planning and distribution, and logistics management.


California State University, Northridge has eight academic colleges and the Delmar T. Oviatt Library. The academic Colleges are Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication; Business and Economics; Michael D. Eisner College of Education; Health and Human Development; Engineering and Computer Science; Humanities; Science and Mathematics; and Social and Behavioral Sciences.

  • Campus: 356-acre campus is located in the heart of Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley, California.
  • Accreditation: California State University Northridge is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). The College of Business and Economics is accredited by AACSB International, the highest standard in business and management education.
  • Career Center: The Career Center helps students to explore majors and careers; make informed choices; clarify life and career goals; and prepare for the transition from graduation to employment or graduate school. They assist students in finding a direction for their studies by connecting academic and career plans.
  • Business Honors Program: The Business Honors Program is designed to recognize students who have demonstrated high academic standards and to encourage these students to continue their record of excellence as business majors at California State University, Northridge. The Business Honors Program offers rigorous courses that emphasize communication, critical reasoning, complex problem solving, and teamwork skills.
  • Overseas Study: The CSU International Programs (IP), the official study overseas unit of The California State University system, offers students the opportunity to continue their studies at a distinguished foreign university or a special study center in one of 16 countries. While on IP, students remain enrolled at CSUN, thus maintaining home campus residency and financial aid eligibility, and they earn full academic credit. The cost for these programs is affordable, since students pay only CSU Northridge registration fees and are not required to pay foreign tuition.
  • Business Internship Program: The Internship Program focuses on: Quality experience for the students and the organizations they intern for; Adding value to businesses by providing hard-working, dedicated students and helping students use their experience to better understand the business world; and Building connections between students and businesses to assist our graduates with career opportunities.
  • Leadership Institute: The Leadership Institute provides leadership development and personal growth experiences to members of campus clubs and organizations. Programs and workshops are developed to meet the needs of student leaders. Reference materials are available and seminars are conducted on a variety of leadership topics. Other interest areas include the Emerging Leaders Programs, which was established to provide students with a unique opportunity for personal development, community building and leadership development.
  • Student Housing: CSU Northridge resident students enjoy the independence of apartment-style living combined with the benefits of a diverse, learning centered residence hall community. Student housing amenities include: Gated complexes; Key card security; Ethernet and Wireless Internet (University Park); Recreation facilities; Patrols by University Police; and Easy walking or biking to campus.

LAST UPDATED ON Sep 13, 2017