The Master of Arts in Supply Chain Management program focuses on the major areas of the industry, including purchasing, transportation, logistics, distribution, warehousing, reverse logistics, and acquisitions management from a global perspective. This degree will help students investigate, understand, analyze, critique, and solve the complex challenges of moving goods in, through, and around an interconnected global supply chain network. The curriculum for this master’s program focuses on the elements of supply chain information; logistics network design, process/product flows, and process improvements for supply chain efficiencies as they apply to the global supply chain. This versatile degree helps to prepare students for job opportunities in many industries. Businesses, regardless of size, rely on the supply chain to get products to their customers.

Degree Program Objectives

In addition to the institutional and degree level learning outcomes objectives, this degree also seeks the following specific learning outcomes of its graduates. Graduates in this degree program will be able to:

  • Investigate the effects of globalization on product/service acquisition and delivery as well as the overall supply chain network.

  • Evaluate the implications of supply chain management on organizational effectiveness.

  • Assess the supply chain performance of a familiar global supply chain.

  • Devise a plan for the alignment supply chain goals with the organizational strategic plan.

  • Recommend appropriate supply chain analytics for various scenarios.

Degree at a Glance

Core Requirements33
Final Program Requirements3
Total Semester Hours36

Degree Program Requirements

Core Requirements (33 semester hours)

BUSN501Critical Thinking and Digital Literacy 13
SCMG501Technology in Supply Chain Management3
SCMG502Global Issues in Supply Chain Management3
SCMG503Sustainable Supply Chain Strategy3
RLMT500Reverse Logistics Management3
TLMT611Global Logistics Management3
BUSN623Legal & Ethical Issues in Management3
BUSN624Principles of E Commerce3
SCMG604Managerial Supply Chain Risk Management3
SCMG605Case Studies in Supply Chain Management3
SCMG609Supply Chain Analytics3
Total Semester Hours33
1

 Required as the first course in this program.

Final Program Requirements (3 semester hours)

BUSN697Master’s Capstone: E-Portfolio 13
Total Semester Hours3
1

Taken once all other requirements have been met.