Supply Chain Information and Analytics
With a major in Supply Chain, Information, and Analytics you are prepared to help firms be more profitable and productive. This three-track major allows you to specialize in one, two or all three of these areas. If you choose supply chain, you learn how to manage the networks that bring in the parts to produce the products that are shipped out world-wide. Information systems focuses on understanding how to run systems that collect, store and share data with end users. Analytics empowers you to analyze data and use your findings to drive organizational decision-making.
The global economy and the explosion of big data has industry seeking students with expertise in this degree area. A recent study published by McKinsey and Company estimates that by 2018 the U.S. could face a shortage of as many as 190,000 people with deep analytical skills and a shortage of 1.5 million managers and analysts who know how to leverage data to drive results. Earn your degree in Supply Chain, Information, and Analytics to position yourself well in a job market in which there is a high and growing demand.
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Careers in Supply Chain Information and Analytics
Job titles of recent Krannert graduates:
- Operations supervisor for a global supply chain and logistics company
- Planning and logistics associate for a global beverage company
- Systems integration analyst for a global consulting firm
- Technology analyst for a multinational banking financial services holding company
- Consultant for a global management companies
Transfer to Supply Chain Information and Analytics
Purdue admits to individual majors. In addition to meeting overall Purdue transfer criteria, such as minimum high school course requirements, applicants must also meet major-specific requirements. The major-specific criteria for this program are listed below. Students who meet or exceed these are the most competitive candidates for admission. Before applying, review the closed programs page to confirm your desired major is open to transfer students for your desired entry term.
Minimum GPA: 3.5
Additional Requirements: Must have a grade of B+ or better in a college-level calculus class.
Contact InformationMatthew Knight, Director of Recruitment