ASU Supply Chain Management

Welcome to the Department of Supply Chain Management within the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University — consistently ranked Top 5 nationally for undergraduate and graduate programs by U.S. News & World Report. Our research advances knowledge in global supply chain management while focusing on issues of practical importance. Our faculty is globally recognized for expertise in procurement, supply management, operations management, logistics, and supply chain performance optimization. Subscribe to our department newsletter or contact us at for additional information.

Supply chain faculty

By conducting innovative supply chain management research, ASU supply chain management faculty advance the field and bring their expertise into the classroom to foster the skills of our graduates. Find out more about our courses:

Undergraduate supply chain management courses Graduate supply chain management courses

We educate future managers who are prepared to add product value, increase quality, reduce costs, and increase profits with an eye toward sustainability and diversity.

They accomplish this by addressing the critical aspects of supplier selection, supplier relations, purchasing negotiations, operations, transportation, inventory management, warehousing, benchmarking, vendor services, customer relations, ecommerce, recycling, and supply chain software technologies.

Message from our chair

Our vision is to become the world’s supply chain university. In addition to educating supply chain managers, the highly ranked and recruited Department of Supply Chain Management faculty conduct research for the future and engage with communities on a global scale. Read more...

Adegoke Oke, Interim Department Chair

Adegoke Oke

Supply chain degree programs

Why study supply chain management? In the past century, the goal of a successful business has evolved beyond simply making a product and selling it locally. Companies, both manufacturing and service, must create and add value to their product or service to remain profitable and competitive. Supply chain management education influences all facets of a business and daily life.

Undergraduate degrees

The W. P. Carey School of Business offers 30+ undergraduate business degrees, including options in supply chain management and logistics. There are a number of related scholarships and student organizations available.

Master’s and MBA programs

Develop specialized supply chain expertise and give yourself a competitive edge in the job market. In addition to our master’s degree offerings, multiple W. P. Carey MBA programs offer a concentration in supply chain management.

The W. P. Carey Certificate in Foundations of Supply Chain Management is offered both as a standalone opportunity and as a pathway to the MS-SCM program. Students have the option to apply the credential toward the master’s degree.

PhD program

The department offers a rigorous supply chain management PhD program, designed to be completed within five years. Students work with faculty members in one of the areas of excellence within SCM — including health sector supply chain management, logistics management, operations management, supply chain networks and complexity, supply chain sustainability, and supply management.

Research centers and labs

From procurement, supply networks and sustainability to health care and the global supply chain, W. P. Carey supply chain management faculty spearhead complex and prevalent industry and academic research through various SCM centers and labs.

Industry partners

The Department of Supply Chain Management places a high value on industry partnerships. By collaborating with companies both large and small, the department shares new findings with the industry and supply chain managers to solve current challenges. Our faculty also provide specialized courses and continuing education to further supply chain proficiency across the business enterprise.

Organizations interested in recruiting ASU supply chain management students can do so through W. P. Carey Employer Engagement.

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