Online Master of Science in Supply Chain Management

The rapid pace of change in the world requires thinkers who have not only technical depth, but leadership and communication skills to match. The MS in Supply Chain Management trains future leaders who contribute to the conscious effort by organizations with their network of providers, to develop and run supply networks in the way that best benefits the consumer and the company.
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Quick facts

Next start date: 01/11/2021


Total classes: 10

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 30

Details

Increased competition from global competitors, the opening and closing of new markets, the need for sustainable business practices, the regulatory environment: any one of these examples of the complexity of the current economic environment is enough to make any business leader shudder. How can support vendors, service providers, customer concerns, product safety, and profit margins connect in a way that gets your product to the right consumer? This degree program, offered in collaboration with MITx MicroMasters® program in Supply Chain Management on the edX platform, brings together faculty from two of the world's top three supply chain management programs in the country, providing the opportunity for admitted students to learn from some of the best in the field.

This online degree provides a thorough training in the technical elements of data and modeling, purchasing and procurement, and logistics to help graduates understand how to manage not just the flow of products, but also the processes that generate them. SCM is a discipline focused on data-driven changes that help an organization run more efficiently, infuses adaptability throughout the business operation, and has a high potential to bring sustainable business practices to the fore.

Featured courses

Student will be granted 12 credit hours through completion of the MITx MicroMasters® program in Supply Chain Management with a cumulative score of 80% or above, which will fulfill the requirements of SCM 502, SCM 541, SCM 532, and SCM 515. Credits for SCM 502, SCM 541, SCM 532, and SCM 515 are granted and transferred in upon admission into W. P. Carey School of Business and start within the degree program.


SCM 502 - Operations and Supply Management


SCM 541 - Logistics in the Supply Chain


SCM 532 - Supply Chain Design and Cost Management


SCM 515 - Decision Models for Supply Chain


SCM 520 - Strategic Procurement


SCM 521 - Supplier Management and Negotiation


SCM 545 - Case Studies in Global Supply Chain & Logistics


SCM 551 - Advanced Supply Chain Planning and Control


Related careers

Demand for supply chain specialists is expected to remain exceptionally high, and Arizona's location as a border state and site of significant international commerce highlights the robust employment opportunities locally, nationally, and internationally for graduates of this degree.  Supply chain management is a global discipline attracting employers from across the business spectrum. Employers seeking supply chain management professionals include Exxon, Intel, Honeywell, Walmart, Dell, and many others. 

Supply chain manager

Sourcing leader

Category manager

Import/export agent

Prestigious faculty

Faculty at the W. P. Carey School of Business are passionate about innovative research and impact. Our school fosters an environment of global thinking, with a cohort of award-winning faculty from six continents around the globe and a student body which represents more than 100 countries. Faculty accolades include:

  • Nobel laureate.
  • National Academy of Sciences members.
  • Renowned journal publications.
  • Speakers at national conferences.

Prestigious faculty

Faculty at the W. P. Carey School of Business are passionate about innovative research and impact. Our school fosters an environment of global thinking, with a cohort of award-winning faculty from six continents around the globe and a student body which represents more than 100 countries. Faculty accolades include:

  • Nobel laureate.
  • National Academy of Sciences members.
  • Renowned journal publications.
  • Speakers at national conferences.

Admission requirements

Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the W. P. Carey School of Business.

Study at one of the best business schools in the nation

The W. P. Carey School of Business is one of the top business schools in the country. Our AACSB-accredited business school is committed to delivering excellent quality and great value. Our peer-reviewed U.S. News & World Report rankings reflect our commitment to academics, groundbreaking research and positive student outcomes.

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