Explore the operations and supply chain management degree program at UW-Eau Claire

The operations and supply chain management emphasis at UW-Eau Claire is part of an AACSB accredited business program, which places our university on the leading edge for earning degrees like Operations and Supply Chain Management. The operations and supply chain management major will prepare you for the workforce by teaching you about innovative solutions to problems that can later be applicable to real life.

Operations and supply chain management includes a broad area of topics including manufacturing and service industries, involving the functions of sourcing, materials management, operations planning, distribution, logistics, retail, demand forecasting, order fulfillment and more. UW-Eau Claire will allow you to explore different topics of interest by offering a variety of classes. You can discover your niche and truly excel. 

Operations and supply chain graduate utilizes Blugold community to land a job at Ecolab

The UW-Eau Claire community is committed to helping one another succeed in the real world. Ola Mustapha, an operations and supply chain management major reached out to a fellow Blugold he met in a student organization to ask for help with getting a foot in the door at Ecolab in the Twin Cities. Through his exploration in his major and help from caring faculty, he discovered a career he could excel at and utilized his connections from Eau Claire to make his dream of working for a company committed to leading global innovation a reality.

Operations and supply chain management major scholarships and financial aid

Support your college journey with scholarships! The UW-Eau Claire Foundation, as well as UW-Eau Claire alumni, donate funds to help incoming and future Blugolds with paying for their education. 

Operations and supply chain management scholarships

The operations and supply chain management majors are able to apply for the thousands of dollars of business scholarships that are available to those who have an academic standing, demonstrate financial need, high school location and extracurricular involvement. In addition to these opportunities, operations and supply chain management majors can apply for the CPIM Enhancement Scholarship which is a $150 scholarship awarded to help pay for a CPLM exam. 

Learn more about what resources are available to you by checking out our scholarships page.

UW-Eau Claire financial aid

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Quick Facts

Program Details

Program length: Four years
Availability: Campus

Student Organizations
  • The Association for Operations Management (APICS)

Accredited by: Accredited by AACSB International, a mark of excellence achieved by less than 5% of all business schools worldwide

Operations and supply chain management bachelor’s degree program highlights

You'll earn a degree and certification. Operations and supply chain management majors will be required to take the APICS certification exam in addition to earning a degree. As the leader in supply chain education and certification programs, the APICS certification sets the industry standard. For years, individuals and organizations have turned to those an APICS certification to build skills and advance supply chain performance. 

Class variety led by faculty who care. UW-Eau Claire's operations and supply chain management degree is proudly taught by faculty who care about their students. They will be committed to helping you succeed in your major by giving you the tools necessary to stand out. You'll take classes that immerse you into the field and you'll have the opportunity to work with actual local businesses to experience operations and supply chain management in real life.

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What can you do with an operations and supply chain management degree from UW-Eau Claire?

Where our operations and supply chain management degree alumni are now

Operations and supply chain management careers

My involvement in APICS definitely played a major role in finding an incredible job. I had the opportunity to interact with professionals in the field, lead fellow students as a board member, participate in regional and national competitions, and obtain a professional certification, all things that employers look for!

Sean | Operations/Supply Chain Management

Operations and supply chain management bachelor’s degree program curriculum

The operations and supply chain management emphasis within the management program prepares students for success through a curriculum that includes a strong liberal education core, and major-specific coursework in business, and production and service operations management. Those with a thirst for knowledge will excel in this program.

Graduation requirements for operations and supply chain management bachelor degree

Liberal Education Core (36 credits)
Proficiency Requirements (14 credits)
Business Core Classes (28 credits)
Required Operations/Supply Chain Management Classes (21 credits)
Required CPIM Certification Exam
Operations/Supply Chain Management electives (11 credits)

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Top classes for operations and supply chain management majors

Lean Manufacturing Systems and Concepts
Production Planning and Control
Quality Management
Supply Chain Management
Managing Global Organizations
Topics in Operations Management

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