Master of Science in Supply Chain Management
The M.S. in Supply Chain Management (one year and 30 credits) adopts a systems approach to provide students the knowledge and skills needed for a career in supply chain management. The program prepares students to design and manage supply chains in manufacturing and service industries in order to:
- Understand the perspectives and skills to design supply chains.
- Develop strategies to optimize supply chain operations.
- Identify opportunities to leverage information technology.
- Create effective demand fulfillment capabilities in firms.
The curriculum adopts an interdisciplinary focus and integrates concepts from industrial marketing, operations management, and information systems. The curriculum includes three parts: a business core, a supply chain core, and specialized electives that include real-world project-based courses that allow students to develop expertise in specific areas of supply chain management.
Typical Master’s Course Sequence
Business Core Courses
- Statistics for Managerial Decision Making.
- Introduction to Accounting and Financial Management.
- Competitive Advantage and Operations Strategy.
- Information Systems for Management.
Supply Chain Core Courses
- Required Core Courses:
- Design of Manufacturing Systems and Supply Chains.
- Networks, Innovation, and Value Creation.
- Advanced Quantitative Methods for Business.
- Supply Chain Capstone.
- Specialized Electives (Select 2) :
- Supply Chain Analytics.
- Global Sourcing and Procurement.
- Facility Design.
- Supply Chain Risk Management.
- Transportation Economics.
- Transportation Network Analysis.
- Theory of Production Scheduling.