Online Master's in Supply Chain Management
Career Outlook

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Pursuing a career in supply chain management opens the doors to a wide range of possibilities, spanning different industries, sectors, and roles. However, while the career paths may vary, there are a number of key competencies that individuals working in this field must possess, regardless of their position. This includes being well versed in skills such as time management, attention to detail, strategic thinking, creative problem-solving, and analytical reasoning.

Professionals in this field must be adept at building relationships, both internally and with clients, and maintaining open lines of communication across all stakeholders. They must also be nimble, and able to quickly adapt to changing conditions or unforeseen circumstances. Perhaps most importantly, supply chain professionals must possess both big-picture thinking and a detail-oriented mindset.

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Employment growth rate over next 10 years, compared to 5.78% total labor market growth $ 90,000 27.1 % 6.75 % Median advertised salary for supply chain managers Increase in logistics, materials, and supply chain management degree conferrals between 2013 and 2017

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