Topics of Study
In this program, you will learn how an organization contracts for goods and services to support its operations, as well as how it makes contracts to sell products to other firms or organizations. You will study contract law, negotiations, buying procedures, government contracting, cost and price analysis, and auditing and inspection. You may take business-oriented courses, such as finance, management, and marketing, and learn about international purchasing procedures.
- A certificate or associate degree prepares individuals for support positions in business, industry, or government, or for study at a four-year college.
- A bachelor's degree provides a broad background for many jobs in all areas of purchasing and procurement such as banking, health care, education, advertising, and manufacturing.
- A Masters of Business Administration (MBA) is required for many management positions.
- A doctoral degree is usually required for college teaching.
- Contract Administrator
- Contractor/Construction Manager
- Logistics Manager
- Project Manager
- Retail Store Manager
- Supermarket Manager