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Business Administration, BS (Logistics and Supply Chain Management)

Bachelor of Science

University of Nebraska at Omaha

  • Course Delivery
    Fully Online
  • Total Credits
  • In-State Tuition Per Credit
  • Out of State Tuition Per Credit

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The online Logistics and Supply Chain Management program is a concentration option of the University of Nebraska at Omaha's Business Administration, BS program. This concentration is designed for those who want to focus on supply chain management within organizations. 

Students of this program focus on these areas of supply chain management: 

  • Logistics (transportation management and scheduling)
  • Procurement (purchasing and materials management)
  • Effective resource management (lean manufacturing and lean supply chain management)
  • The three pillars of sustainable supply chains (people, profit and planet)

The concentration offered by the University of Nebraska at Omaha's Department of Management. 

Students choose this concentration to: 

  • Gain cutting-edge research on management practice and leadership in the area of supply chain management. 
  • Learn new ideas and solve management problems in a hands-on learning environment.
  • Obtain skills in building and leading organizations to help all organizations succeed - from start-ups to Fortune 500 firms. 
  • Excel in both the technical and interpersonal sides of management. 

Undergraduate students who complete a degree from UNOs College of Business Administration earn a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) with at least one area of concentration in business.

This program is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
Steve A. Schultz
Associate Professor

Steve A. Schultz has teaching interests in supply chain integration, industrial purchasing, global sourcing and innovation and strategic negotiations management. He has an active interest in logistics, new product development and high-performance organizations.

To be accepted to this program, you must have:

  1. Official transcripts from all previous schools

  2. Have earned a high school diploma or GED

NOTE: This program is authorized, exempt, or not subject to state regulatory compliance and may enroll students from all 50 states

To apply to this program:

  • Complete and submit online undergraduate application for admission
  • Pay $45 application fee

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Application Deadlines

Fall Semester
August 1
Summer Sessions
June 1
Spring Semester
December 1

Core Courses

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
SCMT 3410Sustainable Supply Chain Management3

Course Number: SCMT 3410

Sustainable supply chain management is the design and management of business processes within and across organizational boundaries to meet the needs of the end customer. The overall goal of this course is to provide students with an understanding of present day issues and policies related to establishing a sustainable, competitive advantage through efficient use of resources and collaboration with external business partners. Students will develop critical thinking skills focused on business process analysis and the use of key performance indicators.

SCMT 4350Global Sourcing and Innovation3

Course Number: SCMT 4350

This course will focus on global suppliers as partners in the development and commercialization of new products. Students will learn about open innovation and the integration of internal and external business systems focused on new product innovation. Students will develop an understanding of regulatory policies related to information sharing and the intellectual property rights of buyers and suppliers.

SCMT 4380Industrial Purchasing & Logistics Management3

Course Number: SCMT 4380

This course will focus on the strategic procurement of products and services in order to gain a competitive advantage through integrated supply management. Students will learn about strategic supply management, contract negotiation and supplier quality management. Students will develop an understanding of supplier performance management through the use of supply chain information systems.

Elective Courses

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
MKT-MGMT 4540Supply Chain Management Internship1-3

Course Number: MKT-MGMT 4540

Students engage in part-time employment in supply chain management to gain relevant business experience and to practice the skills and concepts learned in the classroom. Work assignment must encompass duties related to the field of supply chain management (i.e., purchasing, scheduling, supplier relations, materials management or logistics).

SCMT 4330Project Management3

Course Number: SCMT 4330

This course will focus on the planning and execution of complex projects within an organization. Students will learn how to conduct stakeholder analysis, plan the scope of a project, develop a project budget, lead a project team and define the steps necessary to bring a complex project to a successful conclusion. Students will recognize how the strategy, structure, and culture of an organization can be used to identify and prioritize complex projects.

SCMT 4370Supply Chain Analytics3

Course Number: SCMT 4370

This course focuses on the integration of supply chain management through the use of key performance indicators. Key concepts in this course include data visualization, supplier performance metrics, service-dominant logic and the supply chain for data. Specific topics include the influence of the empowered customer on supply chain metrics, using metrics to develop a competitive advantage, data-driven decision making and the four stages of actionable intelligence.

SCMT 4440Management of Quality and Process Improvement3

Course Number: SCMT 4440

Major topics in this course include TQM, reengineering, process improvement and tools and techniques to formulate, change and implement these concepts in organizations. Students can develop their knowledge and skills to apply these concepts in organizations through the applied orientation of this course.

SCMT 4450Managerial Negotiations 3

Course Number: SCMT 4450

This course introduces students to the theory and practice of negotiation. The ability to negotiate successfully rests on a combination of analytical and interpersonal skills. In this course we will develop a set of conceptual frameworks that should help students better analyze negotiations in general and prepare more effectively for future negotiations in which they may be involved. This course is designed to help students better understand the theories, processes and practices of negotiation, as well as conflict resolution and relationship management so that students can be more effective negotiators in a wide variety of situations.

Cost for Nebraska Residents

  • Per Credit Hour

  • Tuition: $285.00
  • Fees: $52.25
  • Total: $337.25
  • 3 Credit Hours

  • Tuition: $855.00
  • Fees: $156.75
  • Total: $1011.75

Cost for Out of State Residents

  • Per Credit Hour

  • Tuition: $650.00
  • Fees: $52.25
  • Total: $702.25
  • 3 Credit Hours

  • Tuition: $1950.00
  • Fees: $156.75
  • Total: $2106.75

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