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Supply Chain Management & Logistics Technology Education at UH Bauer College of Business & the College of Technology

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The University of Houston (UH), founded in 1927, is Texas' premier public metropolitan research and teaching institution. Located in the fourth-largest city in the United States - Houston is ranked fifth in the number of Fortune 500 headquarters - UH places the students in the midst of a vibrant, entrepreneurial, and economically diverse environment.

The University of Houston is the doctoral degree-granting and largest university of the University of Houston System, a public system of higher education that includes three other universities (UH-Clear Lake, UH-Downtown, and UH-Victoria) and two multi-institution teaching centers (UH System at Sugar Land and UH System at Cinco Ranch). The students enjoy a combination of academic excellence in a mentoring environment, a vibrant community of stellar faculty and dynamic programs, and real-world experience.

The University of Houston’s C. T. Bauer College of Business is Houston’s most comprehensive business school. Bauer provides an excellent environment for an outstanding education. The students gain a competitive edge and global perspective. Bauer’s home at UH in one of the world’s most global cities attracts students from 139 countries - making it the single most diverse business school in the United States.

The College of Technology was one of the earliest colleges to be established within the University of Houston. The college is responsible for teaching and granting degrees related to practical areas of technology and consumer science. The emphasis on practical technology and merchandising is combined with training in business and leadership skills.

Financial Aid: There are hundreds of scholarships and aids like State-Funded Scholarships; University-Funded Scholarships for Freshmen; University Endowed Scholarships; Undergraduate Research Scholarships; College-Specific Scholarships; Privately Funded Scholarships; Scholarships for Transfers; Out-of-State Students; Scholarships for International Students; Corporate Scholarships; Federal Aids, Grants and Loans; and State Aids and Grants; Graduate Assistantships; Graduate Loans etc. are available for eligible students.

Academic Programs



Undergraduate Programs

  • BS in Supply Chain and Logistics Technology (College of Technology): Supply Chain and Logistics Technology is managing (planning and executing) the flow of materials, their transformation into finished goods, and their ultimate delivery as finished goods to the final buyer. Its primary areas of operations include inventory, transportation, production, and procurement and the information flow to facilitate these activities. Your interests and skills will guide you to hundreds of logistics careers. Manufacturing firms, third party logistics firms, transportation firms, educational organizations, government agencies, service institutions, consulting firms, and merchandising firms are all involved in logistics.
  • BBA in Supply Chain Management (Bauer College of Business): Supply chain management places a premium on effective communication, coordination, and collaboration among the supply network companies. Globalization and the rise of world-class competitors have increasingly forced companies to dramatically improve the performance of their supply chain operations in order to remain competitive. As a result, demand by major corporations for students with specific supply chain management knowledge and skills have increased substantially over the last decade. In order to augment the knowledge and skills gained through classroom instruction, many of these firms offer the students internship opportunities prior to graduation.
  • Undergraduate Certificates (Bauer College of Business): The Bauer Supply Chain Management program offers students an opportunity to focus their degree objectives in one of three specific areas - Energy Supply Management, Strategic Sourcing, and Business Analytics. Students who demonstrate competence in these areas by taking specific electives beyond the core course requirements earn certificates that demonstrate to potential employers they have developed additional skills that many employers seek.

Graduate Programs

  • MS in Supply Chain and Logistics Technology (College of Technology): The Master of Science in Supply Chain and Logistics Technology is designed for the professional who seeks advanced preparation in logistics, inventory management, transportation, sales, and procurement. Core courses focus on the development of project management skills that are designed to prepare graduates for responsible leadership roles in technology and information-based workplaces. Course topics in the area of emphasis include distribution evaluation, multi-national distribution, distribution strategies, and procurement strategies. Students also complete six additional hours of elective coursework.
  • MS in Supply Chain Management (Bauer College of Business): The goals of the Master of Science in Supply Chain Management program are to provide graduates with breadth and depth of supply chain knowledge to aid in their career development. The program is a 36 credit hour, non-thesis program including, coursework in management, leadership, finance, accounting, supply chain management and business analytics. The program is designed to accommodate both full and part time students. Courses will be held from 6-9 p.m. on weekdays.
  • Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management (Bauer College of Business): You must be a current Bauer graduate student (MBA or MS) to earn the graduate certificate. The only exception applies to MBA and MS alumni, who may also return to pursue certificates.

PhD Program

  • PhD in Supply Chain Management (Bauer College of Business): The doctoral program in Supply Chain Management at the University of Houston is designed to produce outstanding scholars/teachers who possess a breadth of understanding of the overall field as well as a depth of understanding in selected sub-fields within SCM. The program is designed to provide the necessary skills to enable graduates to have successful academic careers in which they contribute to the growing body of academic and practical SCM knowledge through sound research, and educate and instruct future scholars and business professionals in the SCM field.

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON Features

Founded in 1927, the University of Houston is the leading public research university in the vibrant international city of Houston. Each year, UH educates more than 38,700 students in more than 300 undergraduate and graduate academic programs, on campus and online. UH awards more than 7,000 degrees annually, with more than 250,000 alumni. The undergraduates choose from 120 majors and minors. At the graduate level, UH offers 139 master’s, 54 doctoral, and three professional degree programs.

  • Campus: UH is located in Houston, Texas, the nation’s fourth-largest city and the energy capital of the world. The picturesque campus comprises of 667-acre in Houston
  • Accreditation: The University of Houston is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, master's, professional and doctoral degrees. The individual programs are also appropriately accredited by other agencies.
  • Research: The faculty and students conduct research through 40 research centers and in every academic department. UH research regularly breaks new ground and opens doors to new ways of understanding the world. Earned Tier One research university distinction (Research-Very High) from the Carnegie Foundation — one of only three Carnegie-designated Tier One public research universities in Texas
  • Faculty: University of Houston faculty are renowned scholars with real-world experience who work closely with each student. From the Tony Award to the Nobel Peace Prize and back to the classroom, UH faculty makes things happen on campus and around the world.
  • Centers & Institutes at Bauer College: Preparing students for the real world of business is the focus of the world-class centers and institutes at Bauer College. With the world-renowned faculty members at the helm, these centers and institutes take the business education outside of the classroom and bring it one step closer to the real world of business by placing students in situations they would face in a day-to-day business environment.
  • Student Life: With more than 400 student organizations and 16 intercollegiate sports teams, life at UH is active and lively. About 4,000 students live on campus in residence halls, apartments and townhouses.
  • Rankings: Chosen as one of the nation's best colleges for undergraduate education (The Princeton Review, 2011); Among 650 universities ranked by Forbes, UH is No. 155 in the South, No. 196 among Research Universities and No. 543 nationwide (Forbes 2011 Best Colleges, 2011); Among the nation’s top 50 public research universities (Top American Research University Report, 2009); A top 50 public research university in endowment assets, National Academy Members and doctorates granted (Top American Research University Report, 2009) and more..
  • Housing: Within seven residential communities, UH houses approximately 6,000 students. While living on campus you will have access to many services and resources like Faculty-in-Residence and Living/Learning communities. Campus living gives you the support to focus on your academics while learning to be a part of a diverse community.

LAST UPDATED ON May 8, 2017

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