About the Industrial Distribution Degree Program

On Campus

The Industrial Distribution degree program at UNK prepares students for high-level careers in technical sales and business leadership. ID professionals play a vital role in the industrial supply chain, solving complex problems and keeping our economy moving.

Students graduate with core competencies in technical, business, communication and leadership skills that set them up for success. The ID curriculum comes from industry leaders in manufacturing and distribution and from the U.S. Department of Labor, creating a practical and comprehensive program with a 100% career placement rate.*

While working towards your Industrial Distribution degree, you’ll choose from emphases in six key areas (agriculture, chemical and pharmaceutical, electrical, instruments, mechanical equipment and supplies, and medical), allowing you to graduate with an expertise that sets you apart from the competition. You’ll also be able to take advantage of Discovery Hall, UNK’s brand new, state-of-the-art STEM facility, featuring cutting-edge technology, modern classrooms, and interactive lab spaces.

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Accredited by ATMAE: The Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering

Industrial Distribution Program at a Glance


Credit Hours

General Studies requirement has been reduced to 30 credit hrs allowing more freedom and making it easier to transfer to UNK.

Degree Received

Industrial Distribution Comprehensive, Bachelor of Science


Per Credit Hour

With the New Nebraskan Scholarship all undergraduate students pay in-state tuition

Brett Douglas

“UNK industrial distribution is a very well-respected program and a lot of the students who have come out of that program and become professionals in this field are really carrying their weight. There aren’t a whole lot of other schools that are able to do what UNK is able to do with that program.”

Brett Douglas


What can you do with an Industrial Distribution Degree

Industrial Distribution graduates have a 100% placement rate between careers and graduate school. Learn more about the types of jobs and common employers that Industrial Distribution graduates work for.


  • Inside Sales
  • Project Management
  • Management Trainee
  • Contractor
  • Account Support Specialist
  • Sales Consultant


  • Fastenal
  • Blue Print Engines
  • Winsupply
  • Graybar
  • Home Pride
  • Cap Logistics
  • Winwater
  • Cummins
  • Riekes Equipment


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