2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
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2015-2016 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Logistics Management–Supply Chain, MS

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Program Description:

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.

Admissions Requirements:

1. 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.

2. Those who currently hold or are on track to assume senior professional responsibility in the field of logistics and supply chain management will be given preference.

3. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree and satisfy the minimum requirements to obtain graduate status.

4. Three professional references and detailed resume are required.

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Program Requirements:

The MS program is a one-year, 33-credit hour, cohort-based program. The program blends  intensive weekends in-residence with three e-learning segments. The in-residence modules are scheduled between e-learning segments and include case studies, leadership lectures, breakout sessions, and simulation assignments. E-learning segments add learning activities such as interactive cases, pedagogical discussions, and proprietary teaching material built by global subject matter experts.

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* Courses are offered in a blended learning mode beginning each semester with a 3 day in-class residency, 1 day devoted to each of three courses, followed by 5 weeks of online delivery per course, three courses per semester, synchronized with the semester schedule including 3 courses in summer term.
* Cohorts which start in Fall continue through Spring and conclude at end of Summer term. Spring cohorts continue through Summer and conclude at end of Fall term.

Total: 33 Hours

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