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
|Final Program Requirements||3|
|Total Semester Hours||36|
Degree Program Requirements
Core Requirements (33 semester hours)
|BUSN501||Critical Thinking and Digital Literacy 1||3|
|SCMG501||Technology in Supply Chain Management||3|
|SCMG502||Global Issues in Supply Chain Management||3|
|SCMG503||Sustainable Supply Chain Strategy||3|
|RLMT500||Reverse Logistics Management||3|
|TLMT611||Global Logistics Management||3|
|BUSN623||Legal & Ethical Issues in Management||3|
|BUSN624||Principles of E Commerce||3|
|SCMG604||Managerial Supply Chain Risk Management||3|
|SCMG605||Case Studies in Supply Chain Management||3|
|SCMG609||Supply Chain Analytics||3|
|Total Semester Hours||33|
Required as the first course in this program.
Final Program Requirements (3 semester hours)
|BUSN697||Master’s Capstone: E-Portfolio 1||3|
|Total Semester Hours||3|
Taken once all other requirements have been met.