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EKU is the first Kentucky public university to offer an undergraduate Global Supply Chain Management program.

  • Courses Related to All Aspects of GSCM (SCOR Model)
  • NEW Course in Supply Chain Network Design Optimization
  • Rolling 3-Year Schedule for all Supply Chain Courses
  • Generous Scholarships & Extensive Internship Opportunities
  • Access to a Global Network of SCM Executives

Our curriculum is designed to focus on all SCOR Model variables:

  • Operations Management - Make
  • Supply Chain Management - Plan
  • Logistics - Deliver/Return
  • Strategic Procurement - Source
  • Supply Chain Network Design - Plan
  • Information Systems Analysis and Design - Enable

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“I am really excited to be a part of EKU's new Global Supply Chain Management program. There are so many opportunities to engage SCM leaders who come to campus to speak in our classes as well as the Supply Chain Executive Speaker Series. The faculty in this program are very student-focused and teach real-world concepts. I'm looking forward to an internship with a prestigious company and am excited about the many opportunities this program provides in helping me prepare for my career.”

- Kelsey Price, EKU SCM student, Paintsville, KY     

“I’m honored to help my alma mater launch a Global Supply Chain Management Program.  With a 22-year career in the industry, I can attest to the outstanding quality of our distinctive program, and I’m confident that our graduates will make a global impact in all areas of Supply Chain Management.”

- James Kirby Easterling, Executive-in-Residence - EKU School of Business (EKU Accounting, Economics, & MBA graduate. Former GSCM executive with 3 Fortune 500 companies)

“All great companies have figured out that you can't have great brands, great products, or great customer experiences without a great supply chain. As such the need for top supply chain talent is at an all-time high. Top supply chain talent starts with a highly effective Global Supply Chain Management education program like the one offered at EKU.” 

- Troy Ellis, Executive Vice President, Supply Chain, Domino's Pizza, Inc. (EKU Computer Information Systems graduate)

Scholarships Available!

Global Supply Chain Management Majors may apply for the Kentucky Motor Transport Association Scholarships which is awarded on a competitive basis.

Global Supply Chain Management majors may also apply for the Patterson Business Scholarship.

For more information and applications, visit


Executive in Residence, Dr. Kirby Easterling |

Director of Global initiatives, Professor of Marketing, Dr. Weiling Zhuang |

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