Supply Chain & Information Systems

By majoring in Supply Chain and Information Systems at Smeal, you will learn how to manage every aspect of the networks that businesses use to acquire, produce, and deliver goods and services all over the world—with special attention given to the role of information technology in synchronizing supply chains. Additionally, students learn how to think across the three dimensions that are so critical for success in tomorrow’s business environment: people, processes, and information technology.


For more information about the Supply Chain and Information Systems major, visit:

Smeal Majors:

Academics & Advising:

Major Sustainability:



To learn more about student organizations related to your major and/or interests, visit



Supply Chain and Information Systems Career Paths

Below are just a few of the many career paths you can take with a supply chain and information systems degree. Check out these websites to learn more about careers in your major!

Featured Alumni

Deac Allen

Penn State Alumni
  • Media, Pennsylvania
  • Supply Chain, Drop Ship, and Reverse Logistics Leader Creating Multimillion-Dollar Financial Savings by Optimizing Labor & Inventory & Transportation

Aniruddh Sameth

Penn State Alumni
  • San Francisco, California
  • Global Supply Manager Apple

Michelle Wright

Penn State Alumni
  • Dallas, Texas
  • Co-Program Manager DFW Career Search Networking Group

Featured Articles

Job Market InsightsIn partnership withLightcast logo

Find a career that aligns with your career interests, see current salary projects, and identify skills you need to apply for that next job or internship.

There are two ways to use this tool below:

  1. By Keyword: Search for the name of the occupation you’re interested in.
  2. By Industry: Not sure what job you’d like? Search by desired industry and see available occupations.


First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Type in a keyword to select a relevant occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Explore LinkedIn Learning Courses for Your Major

Accounting Foundations: Understanding the GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles)

Taught by Denise Probert
While working in accounting or the broader financial field is often centered around numbers, dollars, and other known quantities, there…

You Need a Career Development Plan

Taught by Macmillan Publishers
You can’t navigate your way to career success without first plotting a course. Having a career development strategy can be…

Building a Broad Network of Influence

Taught by Pete Mockaitis | How to Be Awesome at Your Job
In this audio-only course from How to Be Awesome at Your Job, Mitch Prinstein helps you to understand the different…

How to Have a Happier Workweek

Taught by Pete Mockaitis | How to Be Awesome at Your Job
An intentional focus on employee happiness can offer a slew of benefits. People who enjoy their work are not only…

Archicad: Revit Workflow

Taught by Thomas Allen
When it comes to managing architectural design projects, Archicad needs no introduction. But did you know that you can transfer…

Making More Impact as a Middle Manager

Taught by Pete Mockaitis | How to Be Awesome at Your Job
If you’re looking for ways to up your game as a middle manager, this course can help. In this audio-only…

Strategies for Your First 90 Days in a New Job

Taught by Madeline Mann
OK, you did it. You got the job. You’re ecstatic, and you should be, but then reality sets in. Now…

Excel: Dashboards for Beginners

Taught by Jordan Goldmeier
Did you know that you can quickly create a dashboard in Excel even if you’re pressed for time? While many…

The Agency Founder and CEO Mauricio Umansky (Thirty Minute Mentors)

Taught by Adam Mendler | Thirty Minute Mentors
Mauricio Umansky is the founder and CEO of The Agency, one of the most successful real estate brokerages in the…

Business Analysis Foundations: Strategy Analysis

Taught by Laura Paton
Strategy analysis is one of the six major knowledge areas of business analysis, and practitioners must be able to incorporate…

Creating and Managing a YouTube Channel

Taught by Richard Harrington
YouTube is where video and video creators thrive. By creating a YouTube channel, you can build a highly visible online…

Crisis Communication Planning After a Ransomware or Other Cybersecurity Attack

Taught by David Oates
Cyberattacks are a huge problem, but you can prepare your organization with a multi-faceted communications program to inform and reassure…

Refresh Your Workplace Social Skills

Taught by Marielle Legair
If you, like many in the workforce, have spent an extended period of time working from home, social distancing, and…

Land Your First Cybersecurity Job

Taught by Mari Galloway
From logging onto your phone to checking the balance of your bank account online, cybersecurity is a part of your…

Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection (Book Bite)

Taught by Next Big Idea Club
Social connections are key to our health and happiness. In his 2020 book Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection…

B2B Marketing Foundations

Taught by Dina Shapiro
In this course, learn the key concepts and principles of business to business (B2B) marketing. Marketing expert Dina Shapiro explains…

Nano Tips on Becoming the CEO of Your Career with Maya Grossman

Taught by Maya Grossman
Welcome to our Nano Tips series, where a new generation of LinkedIn Learning creators deliver impactful lessons in literally seconds.…

Inclusive Tech: Breaking into the Tech Industry

Taught by Shawna Curran
There exists a perception about who tech jobs are for. That perception doesn’t often include people from historically marginalized groups…

Top 10 Skills for BI Developers

Taught by Ben Sullins
Check out the Top 10 Skills series, where career experts and LinkedIn Learning instructors walk you through the most important…

Looker Studio for Beginners

Taught by Joshua Rischin
Telling stories with data has never been more exciting, and it’s easier than ever to bring data to life, even…