Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Wright State University
USD 28,596 / per semester *
Earliest start date
* flat-rate tuition per semester: Ohio Resident: $7,149 | Non-Ohio Resident: $12,143. Additional fees may apply
The Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management is designed for working professionals who cannot always take time from work to enhance their education. We offer a high-value one-year program with a convenient blended education approach. Students spend four residencies throughout the year on campus. The remaining course work is completed using our proprietary e-learning modules prepared by experts in their fields.
Now more than ever, success in most businesses depends on the successful management of Supply Chain Operations. Consider what happens when supply chains fail to deliver and stock-outs occur in retail stores. Research shows that retailers can lose nearly half of intended purchases when customers encounter stock-outs.
The Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management program is designed to provide students with the graduate education that will enhance their leadership careers in the field of logistics and supply chain management.
The program aims to enable students to craft technology-rich supply chain architectures, instill rapid innovation into supply chain design, efficiently manage the supply base, align partners through trust and common values, and create the right metrics for supply chain networks.
Why Choose Logistics and Supply Chain Management?
Supply chain management specialists are integral to success in today’s market and this program is designed to meet the needs of managerial and operational employees who have logistics, inventory, procurement, management, or decision-making. This graduate program is designed for working professionals like you to help advance your career. This program is one year with a flexible, convenient education approach. You will spend four weekends in on-campus residences and do the remaining coursework online.
This program will give you a graduate education that will enhance your leadership career in the field of logistics and supply chain management. If you are curious, passionate about innovation, and like solving problems, a degree in supply chain management will prepare you to excel in a wide variety of career paths and industries.
The field of supply chain management is continuing to grow as demand for professionals who manage the flow and transport of goods and services increases. This master’s program prepares you for careers that require knowledge in how to manage global supply chains for major corporations and organizations.
Our alumni work at:
- Computer Sciences Corp.
- Crown Equipment
- Dayton Freight
- J.B. Hunt
- Reynolds and Reynolds
- R&L Carriers
- Seepex, Inc.
- Tata Consultant
- Taylor Communications (Standard Register)
- US Worldwide Logistics, Inc
- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
- Yaskawa America, Inc.
Positions our alumni have held:
- Business analyst or consultant
- Computer applications and systems analytics
- Information technology management
- IT operations analytics
- Database management or administrator
- Information security analyst
- Computer user support
- IT support
- Logistics analyst
- Material planning manager
- Operations analyst
- Procurement manager
- Purchasing specialist
- Inventory control administrator
- Supply chain business analyst
Since our program is geared towards working professionals, classes are focused on experiential learning with real-experiences, case materials, and simulations taught by faculty and industry experts. You will learn alongside other business peers and leaders as you take the concepts you learn and apply them to real-world situations. You will participate in a capstone project that teams you up with a business or community organization to solve a problem for them.
We encourage you to apply early because class sizes are limited. To apply, you must have already graduated with an undergraduate degree and three or more years of experience in logistics, supply chain management, or a related field. If you are interested, apply online to the Graduate School and submit an application for the Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management program. You must submit transcripts from your bachelor's degree and your grade point average will be considered. You must also submit three professional letters of reference.
- Applicants should have three years of work experience, preferably in the field of logistics, supply chain management, operations management, information technology, or a related field.
- Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree and satisfy the minimum requirements to obtain graduate status.
- Three professional references and a detailed resume are required.
In this program, your work is focused on problem-solving, student-focused experiences, and business or organization involvement. This master’s program is a one-year program requiring 33 credit hours. Six credit hours are dedicated to the extensive capstone project designed for the program by the sponsoring business or organization. The remaining credit hours are focused on advanced topics in supply chain architectures, rapid innovation into supply chain design, efficient management of the supply base, partners alignment through trust and common values, and metrics for supply chain networks. This program will prepare you to work in supply chain management jobs and careers or to continue your education with another graduate or doctoral degree.
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