Students working in the Kent C. 'Oz' Nelson Logistics and Supply Chain Management Center for Excellence

Ball State’s undergraduate program in logistics and supply chain management teaches you how to help businesses make their supply chain of goods and services as efficient and profitable as possible. As a major, you’ll receive hands-on learning in detailed logistics functions, supply-chain decision making, modern techniques of production in organizations, and customer relationship management—all under the direction of our outstanding faculty.

You will also experience immersive learning opportunities through an industry-based internship, learning projects, on-site business tours, professional events, and lectures from top experts in the field. Expect a rigorous, hands-on curriculum and program plan that ensures you graduate in four years with an optional minor.

Kent C. "Oz" Nelson Logistics and Supply Chain Management Center for Excellence

At the core of our program, our Kent C. "Oz" Nelson Logistics and Supply Chain Management Center for Excellence worked with industry leaders to develop a relevant, highly demanded curriculum. You will get to work directly with companies, through our center, helping them address real-world problems while gaining professional experience for yourself. Learn more.

Major Requirements

As a logistics and supply chain management student, you will begin your major with a series classes from throughout Miller College of Business, giving you a background in management, marketing, accounting, finance and insurance, and information systems and operations management. You will then take five required courses in logistics and supply chain management, including a senior capstone project. You will also select an elective course in logistics and supply chain management.

Credits Required



A few of the classes you will take in this major will include:

  • Simulation, Modeling, and Optimization
  • Manufacturing Planning and Control
  • Global Logistics & Transportation Management
  • Supply Chain Management Strategy
  • Supply Chain Management Integration Project

For a complete list of classes you will take and their descriptions, please see our course catalog.

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What Can You Do with a Degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management?

Our Graduates Have a
Career Placement Rate

As a graduate of the logistics and supply chain management program, your job title might include:

  • logistics and distributions managers
  • procurement managers
  • inventory planners
  • quality control analysts
  • transportation solutions analysts

Paying for Your Education

College Scholarships

About four of every five students receive some kind of merit- or need-based assistance with their tuition and fees. On top of the dozens of options our university offers its students, Miller College of Business gives several awards every year to its own students. Learn more.

Ready to Apply?

With high earning potential, strong projected job growth, and a constantly evolving atmosphere that always keeps things interesting, information systems and operations management is a smart career choice. Start the journey today with Ball State by applying below.

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