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Logistics & Supply Chain Management Education at Bryan School of Business & Economics

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The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is a public, coeducational, doctoral-granting, residential university chartered in 1891. It is one of the three original institutions of The University of North Carolina System. With more than 18,600 students and 2,500 faculty and staff, UNCG is the largest state university in the Piedmont Triad and has an annual economic impact of more than billion.

The university holds two classifications from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, as a “research university with high research activity” and for “community engagement” in curriculum, outreach and partnerships. More than million annually in grants and contracts for research and creative activity are awarded to faculty members annually. Among the most prominent of UNCG’s research initiatives are the Gateway University Research Park and the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, both partnerships with North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.

Founded in 1970, the Bryan School of Business & Economics is UNCG's largest professional school and the largest business school in the Piedmont Triad. The school's 86 faculty members teach 2,426 undergraduates and 363 graduate students in four departments: Accounting and Finance, Business Administration, Economics and Information Systems & Operations Management. Undergraduate degrees are offered in nine areas of study, master's degrees in four areas and doctorates in two areas. The school has more than 19,000 alumni.

Academic Programs

Undergraduate Program

  • BS in Information Systems and Supply Chain Management: The BS in Information Systems and Supply Chain Management is a professional program of the Bryan School of Business and Economics. This program has provided information systems and supply chain management professionals for firms in the Triad, the state, and the nation for over thirty years. Students completing the BS program in ISSCM pursue one of the two concentrations: Information Systems (IS) or Supply Chain Management (SCM). The two concentrations require a common set of core courses and courses unique to each concentration.

Graduate Programs

  • MBA with Supply Chain Management Concentration (Day & Evening): Working alongside fellow students, you'll learn basic skills and business fundamentals, and progress to developing the communication, analytical, and managerial skills so highly sought in the marketplace. Studying full-time, you should expect to complete your degree in approximately two years. The Bryan MBA features nine hours of elective credit for you to pursue a concentration. If you are not interested in pursuing a concentration, you have the option of developing your own individualized focus by hand picking your electives. You may also use your elective courses to pursue a graduate certificate or a dual degree jointly with your Bryan MBA. The Supply Chain Management concentration is of 9 credit hours and 12 courses.
  • Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain, Logistics & Transportation Management: If you work in or want to work in supply chain, logistics, health care, distribution, manufacturing, transportation, or warehouse management, the Bryan School's Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Logistics and Transportation Management equips you with the valuable, in demand, skill set that can be used in all of these industries and more. The program is intended for professionals who want to gain relevant, state-of-the-art knowledge and skills within the value chain so as to enhance organizational performance. The certificate program consists of a minimum of 12 credit hours of coursework.

UNCG Features

UNCG has been highly regarded now for over one hundred years for both its strong liberal arts tradition and its excellent professional preparation for selected careers. In 1963, it became a doctoral-granting, coeducational university, and is now classified as a research university (high research activity) by the Carnegie Foundation. UNCG is a member of the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU), the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), and the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education.

  • Campus: UNCG's Greensboro picturesque campus includes more than 30 academic buildings and 24 residence halls on 210 acres. Greensboro offers all the amenities of a large city, yet it has a small-town feel. Time and again, it has been nationally recognized as one of the best places to live in the US.
  • Accreditation: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is accredited by the Commission on Colleges, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Bachelor’s, Master’s, Specialist’s, and Doctoral degrees. The Bryan School is among the top 10% of business schools nationwide that have been recognized by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
  • Housing: Eighty percent of freshmen live on campus in twenty-four residence halls. Four residence halls house special living/learning communities which connect students with faculty mentors: Grogan Residence Hall, home of Grogan College; Mary Foust Residence Hall, home of Ashby Residential College; South Spencer Residence Hall, home of Cornelia Strong College; and Phillips Hawkins Residence Hall, home of International House.
  • Career Services: The Bryan School encourages students to begin utilizing Career Services during their freshman year and to begin the process of career planning early in their college career. The school provides services that educate, counsel, and involve students in their career decision-making and development through providing guidance and career-related resources. At the graduate level, on campus events and presentations by area employers who may hire Bryan students are organized and a targeted recruiting service is also organized where the school visits companies to promote Bryan School students.
  • Internships: Full-time day MBA students are required to participate in internships during the summer between their first and second year. In addition to the summer internship, full-time day MBA students may participate in and earn credit for internships during their second year of the program. Evening MBA and Certificate Program students are encouraged to participate in internships at any time during their studies if they are not currently working full-time.
  • Study Abroad: The Bryan School of Business and Economics maintains several bilateral relationships with study abroad exchange partners. Many of these universities have worked with Bryan School students in the past and offer a variety of business, marketing, or management courses. The countries include: Denmark, France, Germany, Mexico, Spain and United Kingdom.
  • Arts & Entertainment: Nationally-recognized music and dance camps, nn award-winning opera theatre, one of the oldest and most prestigious creative writing programs in the country and one of the foremost collections of modern and contemporary art in the Southeast. UNCG’s far-reaching and distinguished cultural offerings sustain the Triad’s vigorous arts community by providing unparalleled opportunities for artistic exploration.

LAST UPDATED ON May 12, 2017