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Supply Chain and Operations Management Education at Farmer School of Business (FSB), Oxford OH

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Nationally recognized as one of the most outstanding undergraduate institutions, Miami University is a public university located in Oxford, Ohio. With a student body of 16,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions. Founded in 1890, Miami University's reputation grew quickly, and it became known as the Yale of the West.

Approximately 14,500 undergraduates and 1,800 graduate students are enrolled at the Oxford campus. About 225 of the undergraduates attend one or two semesters at the John E. Dolibois European Campus in Differdange, Luxembourg. Two commuter campuses in the nearby cities of Hamilton and Middletown enroll nearly 5,000 additional students.

Located in a state-of-the-art, LEED certified facility, The Farmer School of Business (FSB) is offers one of the world's best undergraduate business educations. The undergraduate business program is ranked 22nd in the nation, 7th among public institutions. The Farmer School is composed of six departments. Also within the school are the Institute for Entrepreneurship and the Center for Business Excellence. The interdisciplinary Interactive Media Studies program has facilities in the Farmer School but draws its students and faculty from several divisions.

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Academic Programs

Undergraduate Program

  • BS in Business with Supply Chain and Operations Management Major: This major provides an understanding of supply chain and operations management as a key business strategy. It enables students to develop skills for integrating key functions of procurement, production, marketing, logistics, accounting, and management informations systems, leading to successful operation of the entire SCM process.
  • Students who graduate with a Supply Chain Management major are sought after for a variety of positions by a large number of firms that recruit at Miami. Many of those companies return year after year for Miami SCM graduates. Entry positions for SCM majors are frequently in the areas of logistics and transportation management, warehouse management, operations planning, purchasing and procurement, consulting, process improvement, and production management.


At the Farmer School of Business, bachelor's degree majors are offered in eight areas: accountancy, business-economics, finance, interdisciplinary business management, management and leadership, management information systems, marketing, and supply chain and operations management. The flexibility of each program allows a student to pursue areas of special interests and needs. The School also offers associate's (two-year), and master's degree programs as well.

  • Campus: Main campus of Miami University is in Oxford, Ohio (35 miles north of Cincinnati); regional locations are in Hamilton, Middletown, and West Chester, Ohio; European Center in Luxembourg.
  • Accreditation: Miami University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of College and Schools. The Farmer School of Business has been accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business at the undergraduate level since 1932 and at the graduate level since 1961.
  • Career Connections: Farmer School reputation and the quality of the graduates have attracted recruiters from nearly 400 corporations to campus over the last several years. Fortune 500 and major accounting firms are well represented in this group.
  • Teaching Excellence: The majority of your business classes will be taught by experienced faculty members who want to get to know you, and who will help you with career counseling and networking. They love teaching, and have chosen Miami because this is a university where excellent teaching is prized.
  • National Rankings: Miami University consistently ranks among the country’s top public universities, and has been named a best buy by several national publications. The Farmer School, too, ranks among top public schools of business on BusinessWeek magazine’s annual survey of undergraduate business programs. The undergraduate and graduate accountancy programs rank among the best in the yearly Public Accounting Report assessment.
  • Study Abroad: In addition to the many opportunities you’ll have to study abroad and Other than the semester and summer programs, FSB also offers a winter break program in Southeast Asia as well as a May program in Costa Rica. Nearly 60% of all Farmer School of Business students study abroad.
  • Access to Business Leaders: You will meet and talk with executives from a wide range of businesses who visit campus as major speakers or guest lecturers in classes. Many student business organizations foster mentor relationships between business professionals and undergraduates.
  • Student Life: The "Miami Experience" is based on a rich tradition of academic excellence and intense engagement outside the classroom. The students thrive in an educational community offering exceptional opportunities; hundreds of programs, activities, organizations, and services are available to help students create their personal path to success at Miami and beyond.
  • Housing & Community Living at Miami: With more than 30 residence halls, on-campus apartments, a conference center, & inn, Miami has options for everyone. Living Learning Communities at Miami University are created to extend student learning opportunities outside of the classroom that heighten student intellectual and personal growth. Living Learning Communities are purposeful attempts to integrate curricular and co-curricular experiences that complement and extend classroom learning.