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Global Supply Chain Management, M.B.A.

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Major Code: 8317 Degree Awarded: Master of Business Administration
Age Restriction: Yes Admission Status: Graduate
Delivery Mode(s): Online Location(s): Florida Tech Online
Admission Materials: GMAT, GRE recommended

The Master of Business Administration - Global Supply Chain Management degree program may be completed in two years or less and provides the high-level knowledge and range of skills necessary to meet the challenges of today’s complex global business. Rooted in the case method approach, this intensive program offers a uniquely collaborative, hands-on education.

The two-course sequence Essentials of Business Development 1 and 2 (BUS 5601, BUS 5602) culminates in a fully integrated business plan. Each student has the opportunity to choose a business and progressively bring it to fruition through critical business concepts from statistics and managerial economics to marketing.

The global supply chain management specialization provides managers the opportunity to understand and acquire the knowledge necessary to make decisions in emerging markets. The program is designed for managers who want to attain a rigorous business degree, understand lean initiatives and possess global relationship management attributes. The skill sets and knowledge acquired during the program are necessary components in today’s comptetitive and increasingly globalized workplace.


Foundation Courses

The following foundation courses are required of all MBA students enrolled in their first semester at Florida Tech:


    This two-course core sequence familiarizes students with the principle concepts and tools used in the main foundation disciplines of business, including accounting, financial statement analysis, economics, marketing, management principles, finance, business law and statistics. Students also learn how the various disciplines are integrated by completing two substantive projects. These courses can be completed in one semester and are designed not only for individuals with undergraduate degrees in business, but also for students with undergraduate degrees in other fields. Full-time international students must register for at least one additional course. For more information, international students should consult with the associate dean of academics.

Core Courses

The MBA degree requires completion of a common set of six core courses including the capstone course in strategic management. These required courses are designed to prepare the student to respond to the complex business decisions that arise in today’s rapidly changing environment. As such, these courses incorporate either case studies or projects that require extensive qualitative and/or quantitative analysis.

Total Credits Required: 36

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