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Supply Chain Management & Logistics Education at KU School of Business in Lawrence, KS

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The KU School of Business go to great lengths to provide students with exciting educational experiences. These experiences captivate the students' imaginations and energize curriculum. It's an approach that merges hands-on experience with education. The School of believes it’s critical for students to not only gain a broad-based business education, but to supplement that education with specialization in a specific area. This powerful combination allows the students to excel in any business environment.

Academic Programs

Undergraduate Programs

  • BS in Business (BSB) - Supply Chain Management: As a supply chain management major, you will learn a set of skills that will allow you to effectively streamline the flow of materials, finances and information for a company. Your training in the supply chain management program will make you a competitive candidate for increasingly important positions in organizations everywhere. This program explores a set of approaches to efficiently integrate the flow of materials, finances and info from suppliers, manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, retailers to the final customer, and back again. Supply chain involves coordinating and integrating these flows of both within and among companies. The primary objective of supply chain management is to improve the service levels to customers while reducing overall supply chain costs.

Graduate Programs

  • MS in Business (MSB) - Supply Chain Management and Logistics: The KU School of Business and the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth have joined forces to offer active U.S. officers the opportunity to earn a specialized degree in Supply Chain Management. Majors and Major-eligible Captains can complete the Master of Science in Supply Chain Management and Logistics concentration, which is designed specifically for them. This degree is highly desirable in both the military and civilian worlds and therefore supplements the current officer education with a civilian economy focus.

KU State Features

The University of Kansas is a major comprehensive research and teaching university that serves as a center for learning, scholarship, and creative endeavor. The University of Kansas is the only Kansas Regents university to hold membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), a select group of 62 public and private research universities that represents excellence in graduate and professional education and the highest achievements in research internationally.

  • Campus: Considered one of the most beautiful in the nation, KU's central campus at Lawrence occupies 1,000 acres on and around historic Mount Oread in Lawrence, a community of more than 80,000 in the forested hills of eastern Kansas.
  • Accreditation: The University of Kansas is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association Of Colleges and Schools (NCA). KU School of Business are fully accredited by AACSB, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
  • Research: The university attains high levels of research productivity and recognizes that faculty are part of a network of scholars and academicians that shape a discipline as well as teach it. Research and teaching, as practiced at the University of Kansas, are mutually reinforcing with scholarly inquiry underlying and informing the educational experience at undergraduate, professional, and graduate levels. In fiscal year 2010, external research spending from grants and contracts was nearly 5 million.
  • International Dimension: The university is dedicated to preparing its students for lives of learning and for the challenges educated citizens will encounter in an increasingly complex and diverse global community. Over 100 programs of international study and cooperative research are available for KU students and faculty at sites throughout the world. The university offers teaching and research that draw upon and contribute to the most advanced developments throughout the United States and the rest of the world. At the same time, KU's extensive international ties support economic development in Kansas.
  • Museums & Arts: : Thousands of works of art, millions of plant and animal specimens and the nation's largest congressional archive denote the depth and breadth of KU's extraordinary collections available for public viewing at no cost. KU is also home to renowned performing arts venues presenting music, dance and theater.
  • Students: KU enrolls students from every state in the nation and more than 110 countries. Strong academic programs, colorful traditions, moderate cost and a beautiful location make it an unbeatable combination.

LAST UPDATED ON Mar 29, 2017