Supply Chain Management / Logistics Program

Designed for workers in the supply chain industry looking to take the first step on the management ladder.

Participants completing this program will be well qualified to seek advancement opportunities in the transportation, manufacturing, logistics, and warehousing and distribution industries.

Four-Course (Twelve Credit-Hour) Program
Complete all four courses within a single year or at a pace that works best for you.
  • Introduction to Supply Chain Management
  • Advanced Supply Chain Management Concepts
  • Multi-Modal Operations
  • One Elective (any Supply Chain Management or Transportation course, Business Administration, Mathematics, Physics or Management Information Systems)
Study Directly in the Largest Hub of Intermodal Transportation in the World
With central proximity to Chicago's main airports (O'Hare and Midway) and to major rail, truck, marine, pipeline and energy distribution facilities, Lewis University is the ideal location to gain the credentials you need to advance your career in supply chain management. In fact, the Chicago area is home to three globally renowned logistics and supply chain organizations - The Association for Operations Management (APICS); The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP); and the Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) - whose presence provides unsurpassed opportunities for students to develop their professional networks and enhance their careers. The Chicago area is also home to the nation's foremost concentration of warehousing and distribution centers. Plus, Lewis University's Harold E. White Aviation Center is one of the most modern transportation education centers in the Midwest.

World-Class Faculty Professionals
Our faculty are not only dedicated educators, but real-world professionals in the transportation and logistics community, providing students with real career preparation and great starts to their professional network, sharing real life experience and lessons learned on the job.

Career Opportunities
  • Transportation Analyst
  • Distribution Center Supervisor
  • Third Party Logistics Operations Supervisor
  • Operations Supervisor
  • Port Operations Supervisor
  • Pipeline Operations Supervisor
  • Railroad Supervisor
  • Rail Fleet Analyst
  • Truck Depot Supervisor
  • Truck Fleet Analyst
Admission Requirements
  1. Complete the Freshman Undergraduate Application.
    Note: on page two of the application, on the line labeled Anticipated Major, write in:
    Supply Chain Management/Logistics Program Student At Large
    Then, check the boxes below for Part-time Student and for Non-degree seeking
  2. There is a one-time application fee of $40.
  3. The application and the application fee should be sent to:
    Admission, Unit #297
    Lewis University
    One University Parkway
    Romeoville, IL 60446-9935
For more information, please contact Charles Slutz at slutzch@lewisu.edu or (815) 836-5146.

Student Talk

  • Kenneth Bucz Jr.

    "Lewis' supply chain program has helped me gain access to a remarkable industry. The program also helped me build a network with one of the largest global freight forwarders in the world."