BGSU supply chain program ranked No. 1 in Ohio

Program climbs in rankings to No. 16 in nation

Bowling Green State University’s supply chain management program, within the College of Business, has been ranked in the Gartner Supply Chain University Top 25 for 2020.

Gartner is a leading IT and supply chain management research and advisory company.

BGSU’s Supply Chain Management program was ranked No. 16 this year, up from No. 21 in 2018.

"We are very proud of our supply chain management program," said Raymond Braun, dean of the College of Business. "Not only was it one of the first in the country, it has consistently been among the best as evidenced by this ranking."

BGSU's supply chain management program features an integrated approach to the movement of goods from the supplier to the final customer. BGSU supply chain graduates work in a variety of industries, including technology, manufacturing, retail, logistics, health care and consulting.

“Gartner’s ranking methodology takes into account both the current state of the program, as well as the performance of BGSU’s Supply Chain graduates. Gartner’s recognition shows that the program is both well designed to give program graduates the tools they need for success and that alumni are performing well and are highly sought-after talent,” said William Sawaya, Ph.D., associate professor of supply chain management and chair of BGSU’s Department of Management.

BGSU’s Master of Business Administration specialization in Supply Chain Management has also been recognized by Gartner as a program to watch, ranked at No. 27 because of the program’s top curriculum and focus on global content.

The Gartner Supply Chain University Top 25 for 2020 is a biennial program that assesses and ranks undergraduate and advanced supply chain degree programs in North America.