Operations and Supply Chain Management deals with ensuring the uninterrupted flow of goods and services from a business to its customers.

Students take a multidisciplinary approach to design systems, make decisions and solve complex problems for organizations and their supply chains. In addition, students will have the opportunity to practice analytical, communication and leadership skills and acquire essential computer skills necessary in today’s technological workplace—with the ultimate goal of contributing to improved business decision-making.


  • Management Science–focuses more on theoretical development and quantitative analysis
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management–provides hands-on experiences as well as essential knowledge toward real-world certifications


Complement your UTSA Operations and Supply Chain Management degree by adding a supporting business competency to your major. Increase your marketable skills through competencies in analytics, entrepreneurship, international business, leading change, modeling and risk management.

Marketable Skills

  • Written and oral communication and presentation skills
  • Analytical thinking
  • Interpersonal relations and teamwork
  • Technological skills including Microsoft Excel
  • Quantitative analysis
  • Strategic planning and thinking


  • Buyer/Purchasing Manager/Sourcing Manager
  • Chief Operations Officer
  • Digital Supply Chain Analyst
  • Distribution Manager
  • E-Business/E-Commerce Specialist
  • Operating Specialist
  • Procurement Manager
  • Quantitative Strategist
  • Risk Management

Degree RequirementsProgram Summary (PDF)
Department of Management Science & StatisticsUndergraduate Studies

Types of Coursework

  • Business Analytics
  • Data Visualization
  • Procurement and Supply Management
  • Production/Operations Management
  • Project Management
  • Six Sigma and Lean Operations
  • Supply Chain Management

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Median Salary For Operations and Supply Chain Management Graduates: $59,999