Why study supply chain management at UND?

Application Deadlines
Aug. 16
Dec. 15
May 1

The difference between success and failure in business often comes down to the supply chain: When a company can't efficiently deliver its products and services, it is at a disadvantage against one that can. As a student in UND's Operations & Supply Chain Management program, you'll learn to handle the complex challenge of organizing people, technology and materials as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. At the same time, you'll learn to balance relationships between your organization and suppliers, distributors, customers, intermediaries, and service providers. You'll even participate in internationally competitive student case competitions.

Topics you'll study include:

  • Logistics in the supply chain
  • Operations management
  • Analysis of data for effective decision making
  • Supplier relationship management
  • Supply chain management

Accreditation by AACSB


This major is accredited by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Accreditation by AACSB International puts the UND Nistler CoBPA in the top 5% of business schools in the world.

Operations & Supply Chain Management at UND

  • Get personalized assistance finding internships and co-op assignments with the Management department's dedicated coordinator.

  • Network with other students and professionals at UND's Operations & Supply Chain Club, one of 25 professional clubs on campus.

  • Access student-focused facilities, including a computer lab, career development center and advising center specifically for business students.

Logistician Jobs


Median salary for logististicians (includes entry- and senior-level jobs)

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Median salary for entry-level supply chain managers


You'll be positioned to make an immediate impact in public, private and not-for-profit organizations with an Operations & Supply Chain Management degree. Positions you might pursue include:

  • Customer Relationship Manager
  • Inventory Control Specialist
  • Logistics and Distribution Analyst
  • Materials Control
  • Production Manager
  • Purchasing Management
  • Transportation Specialist
  • Warehouse Management

When You Major in Operations & Supply Chain Management

An Operations & Supply Chain Management degree gives you the strategic skills you need, including:

  • Inventory Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Procurement
  • Purchasing
  • Forecasting
  • Logistics Management

UND Operations & Supply Chain Management Major Alumni

Operations & Supply Chain Management alumni have gone on to a variety of successful careers with:

  • Polaris Industries, Inc.
  • Andersen Corporation
  • 3M Company
  • 78th Contracting Squadron
  • Amazon.com, Inc.

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Leaders that Do

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