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Global Supply Chain ManagementMajor

If you want a dynamic and challenging career that puts you in the center of the action, requires you to see the big picture and lead, this is the major for you.

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Curriculum is almost 90% experiential learning


What is Global Supply Chain Management at WVU like?


Supply chain professionals need to see the big picture and understand how money, people, information, processes, product and technology interact.

Global Supply Chain Management is a very challenging major that prepares you to recognize and incorporate the systemic and global nature of supply chain operations in the decision-making process.

Global Supply Chain Management program highlights:

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What makes Global Supply Chain Management at WVU unique?

Research and Academic Opportunities

Faculty will work with you to provide research opportunities, during which you interview executives in the field and explore the reality of supply chain management.

Other academic opportunities include a study abroad program in Guatemala that gives you the opportunity to follow the supply chain for coffee.

You may also enter small business plan competitions and access the services of the Encova Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Living-Learning Communities (LLCs)

Live, study and pursue outside-the-classroom learning in a residence hall community that shares your interests:


How does this degree prepare students for a career?

Job titles of recent graduates include Audi district manager, C.H. Robinson logistics recruiter, GM global sourcing, Swanson Industries purchasing agent, Amazon area manager, WVU Hospitals contract specialist, PepsiCo logistics integration senior associate, Mylan operations supply chain specialist and WVU procurement category analyst .

Possible Careers

Wondering what you can do with a degree from WVU's Global Supply Chain Management major? Check out these ideas from WVU Career Services and the Occupational Information Network (O*NET). A median salary is the midpoint of what people typically earn—half of those surveyed earned above the median salary, and half earned below.

This page includes information from O*NET OnLine by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license.


Graduates from this major have gone to work at:


What are the courses like in Global Supply Chain Management at WVU?

Plan of Study

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Popular Courses

GSCM 350:
Sourcing and Supply Management

PR or CONC: BCOR 360. Critical managerial issues in sourcing and supply management operations, structure, and processes, and supporting tools. Ethical, legal, and contractual issues pertaining to the global scope of this important set of business processes.

GSCM 355:
Logistics and Distribution Management

PR or CONC: BCOR 360. Critical managerial issues in the implementation and control of forward and reverse flow and storage of goods, services, and related information between the point of origin and the point of consumption.

GSCM 470:
Global Supply Chain Systems

Analysis and problem solving of sourcing, operations, and logistics issues from a systems-perspective, and discussion of managerial issues in those areas in the international context from an integrated supply chain network perspective. The course encompasses the design, simulated operation, improvement, and analysis of a supply network.

Cost and Aid

How much does Global Supply Chain Management at WVU cost? And how can you save?

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2021-22 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current West Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.

West Virginia Resident
Per Credit $435
Per Semester $5,220
Fall and Spring Semesters $10,440
Per Credit $1,147
Per Semester $13,764
Fall and Spring Semesters $27,528
Per Credit $1,147
Per Semester $14,064
Fall and Spring Semesters $28,128
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Extra Merit-based Scholarships

Incoming freshmen to the John Chambers College of Business and Economics may qualify for merit-based scholarships based on GPA and SAT/ACT test score. No additional application is necessary. These scholarships are in addition to University scholarships.

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Ohio Tuition Reciprocity

As the result of a special agreement, students from Ohio who are fully admitted to Global Supply Chain Management can enroll at WVU and pay in-state tuition rates. Students must be admitted to both the University and this major.

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Transfer Articulation Agreements

To simplify the transfer process, we have formal agreements with certain institutions. These agreements outline the courses you should take to prepare for transferring to WVU. In addition to guaranteed admission agreements Global Supply Chain Management has transfer articulation agreements with:

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What are the requirements to apply for Global Supply Chain Management at WVU?

To be admitted to WVU's Global Supply Chain Management major, first-time freshmen must meet WVU's first-time freshman admission requirements for the 2022-23 academic year. They also must meet one of the following admission requirements. Interested in transferring? Review the transfer admission requirements.

For direct admission to majors in the John Chambers College of Business and Economics:
  • GPA: 3.00
Option 1 for admission to the John Chambers College of Business and Economics:

Applicants must meet also minimum GPA requirements for admission to the University.

  • ACT Math: 19
  • SAT Math: 510
  • ALEKS: 30
Option 2 for admission to the John Chambers College of Business and Economics:
  • GPA: 2.75

If you don't meet the admission requirements for WVU's Global Supply Chain Management major, check out some related programs.

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