The goal of the Master of Science in Supply Chain Management is to prepare individuals for operational leadership within the private for-profit, nonprofit and local government sectors, including the military.
The applicant to the Master of Science in Supply Chain Management program must have a bachelor’s degree with an acceptable cumulative GPA from all regionally accredited colleges attended. Preferred applicants will have professional work experience or developing interest in the areas of innovation and entrepreneurship in supply chain management or logistics.
General admission requirements and the process for applying are discussed in the Academic Overview of this catalog. Individuals who do not meet the stated requirements for regular admission may petition to take graduate courses for credit as a continuing education applicant.
The master’s degree is conferred upon students who have successfully completed 30 credit hours in the core curriculum.
Students with undergraduate credits for courses that they believe are equivalent to the program prerequisites should consult with their advisor concerning waiver of those prerequisites.
Computer literacy is required as a prerequisite. It can be demonstrated by the applicant’s undergraduate coursework, passing a proficiency examination offered by the extended studies department or by completing a suitable computer course.