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Supply Chain Management, B.B.A.

The Bachelor of Business Administration in supply chain management covers all the activities that go into creating a product or service, ensuring those activities generate maximum value for customers at minimum cost to the company, its partners, and the environment. The program equips students with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in this dynamic field and supercharge their company's value creating engine.

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Program Overview

Students pursue the bachelor of business administration (B.B.A.) degree at the Seidman College of Business. Other complementary majors/emphases offered include:

  • Management major with an MIS/SAP emphasis
  • Operations management major
  • Marketing major with a logistics emphasis

There is secondary admission to this program.

Why Study Supply Chain Management at Grand Valley?

  • Acquire critical business and professional success skills that apply anywhere in the business world.
  • Current technology is integrated into courses by use of the internet, e-commerce, and enterprise resource planning.
  • Internships are available in all areas of supply chain management, so students can earn money while gaining valuable experience.
  • Courses are taught by faculty members who consult on real-world business issues and are experts in all areas of supply chain management.
  • Upper-level courses are held on the Robert C. Pew Grand Rapids Campus in the heart of an exciting business environment in downtown Grand Rapids, MI.

Career Insights

This tool shows an overview of potential career opportunities for this major. Actual salaries, employment opportunities, and job titles may change over time.

Location & Format

All undergraduate students begin their academic career on the Allendale Campus. Students in this major continue their upper division studies downtown on the Robert C. Pew Grand Rapids Campus.

Format:
  • Face To Face

Coursework

Majors study a variety of topics, including:

  • Advanced topics in operations
  • Logistics and transportation
  • Manufacturing planning and control
  • Procurement
  • Quality and lean

Combined Degree Programs

This undergraduate degree can be combined with a master's degree to save you time and money, and get you into the workforce sooner. On average, students save $8,500 in our combined degree programs and take up to four fewer classes than if earning the degrees separately.

You can even build your own combined degree from programs in different disciplines to further personalize your education and meet specific career goals.

Admission Requirements

Direct Admission

Each year, the Seidman College of Business admits a select few students directly into the business college as first-year students. This honor is reserved for students who have a 26 or higher composite score on the ACT, or a score of 1240 and higher on the SAT, and a 3.5 or higher high school GPA. 

Secondary Admission

For students not admitted as first-year students, the Seidman College of Business's admission criteria require students to have

  1. completed at least 55 semester hours (junior status);
  2. achieved a 2.5 or higher overall GPA; and
  3. completed select courses with a 2.5 or higher combined GPA. Transfer student grades for comparable classes being transferred into Grand Valley will be used to calculate this combined GPA.

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For More Information

Seidman College of Business

gvsu.edu/seidman
50 Front Avenue SW
(616) 331-7500

Admissions Office

gvsu.edu/admissions

 

“It's a rapidly evolving field. It's really exciting, and there are endless opportunities for people who become actively engaged in it.”

JASON WILKIE
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT ALUMNUS