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Undergraduate Education in Global Supply Chain Management in Plattsburgh, NY

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Established in 1889, the State University of New York College at Plattsburgh (SUNY Plattsburgh or Plattsburgh State College) is a four-year, public comprehensive college located in Plattsburgh, New York. The college is part of the State University of New York system and is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. SUNY Plattsburgh College offers over 60 undergraduate degrees, complemented by a wide variety of minors and study options.

With over 5000 undergraduate and over 300 graduate students, the major programs are divided among academic units grouped in arts and sciences; business and economics; and education, health, and human services. SUNY Plattsburgh is a residential campus, situated in one of the most beautiful regions in the Empire State. SUNY Plattsburgh at Queensbury is a branch campus, offering selected undergraduate and graduate programs.

Programs in the School of Business and Economics (SBE) are accredited and all business programs are accredited by AACSB-International. One of the most important things you can do to improve your chances of landing that first job in your chosen field is to participate in an internship and all SBE internship placements are handled through the Office of Career Opportunities and Internships. Also SBE study abroad classroom extends as far as China, England, and Australia.

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Academic Programs

Undergraduate SCM Program

  • BS in Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM): A major in global supply chain management will prepare you for a variety of career opportunities in logistics, warehousing management, transportation management, operations and production management, purchasing, inventory control, and customer relationship management, to name a few.
  • Professional Opportunities: The program will place you in a position to pursue other professional certifications, such as CSCP (Certified Supply Chain Professional), CPIM (Certified in Production and Inventory Control), CIRM (Certified in Resource Management), and CPSM (Certified Professional in Supply Management). Since GSCM is cross disciplinary and has a significant business component, students can easily declare a second major or a minor with few only a few additional required courses.
  • Internships: A significant aspect of the Global Supply Chain Management major is a required internship with an organization in the supply chain field. Students have interned with some well known companies, including Bombardier, NorthEast Printing and Distribution, and Fastenal. As the program grows, we will be anticipating internships with Federal Express, UPS, and hosts of other dominant companies in the supply chain arena.
  • Professional Associations: Student organizations play a significant role in the lives of GSCM students through the student chapter of APICS, the Association for Operations Management. In addition to being the only campus in the SUNY system with a GSCM major, SBE is the only one partnering with the SAP University Alliance.