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Global Supply Chain Management & Operations Education at Kelley School of Business, Bloomington

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Founded in 1820, IU Bloomington is the flagship campus of Indiana University’s eight campuses state-wide. Innovation, creativity, and academic freedom are hallmarks of IU Bloomington and its world-class contributions in research and the arts. For the traditions like the world-famous Little 500 bicycle race and commitment to emerging technologies, IU was named the “Hottest Big State School” in 2005 by Newsweek, America’s Hot Colleges.

IU Bloomington nurture bright minds with an exceptional support network and breadth of programs. For technology infrastructure and support, the campus was named most wired among public universities by PC Magazine in 2006. U.S. News & World Report has recognized IU for outstanding freshman programs and residential learning communities, and Time magazine praised the commitment to freshmen when it named IU College of the Year in 2001.

For more than 90 years - first in Bloomington and later in Indianapolis, online, and for top companies - the Kelley School of Business has prepared students to lead organizations, start companies, develop new products and services, and shape business knowledge and policy. Kelley’s innovative education, rich in real-world learning opportunities, opens students to endless career possibilities.

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Academic Programs

Undergraduate Programs

  • BS in Business with Supply Chain Management Major: The new Supply Chain Management major focuses on developing and managing efficient and effective supply chains. Supply chain management is increasingly being thrust to the forefront of business prominence and practice and offers exciting new careers.

Graduate Programs

  • MBA in Supply Chain and Operations (Campus & Online): U.S. News & World Report in 2007 ranked the MBA in supply chain and operations among the top 10 of all universities in the nation, while Kelley’s MBA faculty have been ranked No. 1 in teaching quality by Princeton Review and Business Week. Students who complete the Supply Chain and Global Management Academy have a 100 percent placement rate for both internships and full-time employment after graduation.
  • MS in Global Supply Chain Management (Online): The MS in Global Supply Chain Management is a 30-credit-hour program designed to prepare professionals to be effective managers of the many critical business processes that transcend the various stages of the modern day supply chain. Students in this program study the new supply chain paradigm that explores how information and material flow and how technology is used in managing that flow.

IU Bloomington Features

Affectionately called B-town, Bloomington is the quintessential college town—active, intellectual, young, friendly, relaxed, and safe. The small city has a population of about 70,000 and cultural resources and opportunities that rival cities many times its size. Bloomington’s lush rolling hills, limestone heritage, and gorgeous seasons are a perfect setting for the state’s oldest and largest winery, the country’s only Tibetan cultural center, and the annual Lotus World Music and Arts Festival.

  • Campus: Located at Bloomington, IU Bloomington campus one of the most beautiful in the nation. Abundant trees, flowers, and Indiana limestone buildings dating back to the late nineteenth century cover the nearly 2,000 acres of campus. Dunn Woods, the Arboretum, and the Jordan River provide a natural laboratory and breathtaking scenery.
  • Accreditation: Indiana University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association. Kelley School of Business is accredited by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
  • Research: : The Office of the Vice Provost for Research works with individuals, teams, centers, institutes, and schools to foster excellence in research and creative activities and to enhance opportunities for external funding. OVPR provides consultation, competitive internal funding programs, and research infrastructure to support a wide range of disciplinary and multidisciplinary research, scholarship, and creative activities.
  • Art & Culture: Indiana University and Bloomington squeeze a city's worth of culture into a college town, bringing together a wealth of cultural resources and the perspectives and talents of students from all 50 states and more than 125 countries.
  • The Kelley Advantage: Based on the most recent Business Week rankings, corporate recruiters are delighted with the MBA students awarding them with an "A+" on teamwork, and "A" on analytical and communications skills.
  • Career Services: The Kelley School’s career services are considered among the best in the country. In Business Week’s 2009 undergraduate rankings, Kelley earned an A+ for job placement - a reflection on the quality of the students and the many ways they connect them with employers.
  • Starting Salaries: A Kelley education is a wise investment. The average starting salaries for most Kelley undergraduate majors range from 2 to 10 percent above the national average, while yhr graduate students find that earning an MBA or specialized master’s degree pays off with a substantial increase over their previous salaries.

LAST UPDATED ON Sep 27, 2017