Supply Chain MSM Concentration

Program Overview

The Master of Science in Supply Chain Management (SCM) is offered for students who want to pursue advanced study in Supply Chain operations.

The program requires 30 credit hours of coursework, which includes six credits of foundational core courses 21 credits to required coursework and three credits of electives. Foundational core courses may be waived if the student has completed prior study in that area. Those students will be required to complete 21 credits of required coursework and nine credits of electives.

Additional Information

Coursework

Foundation Courses – 6 Credits
6200:601 Financial Accounting 3
6600:620 Strategic Marketing 3
MSM SCM Required Concentration Core Courses – 21 Credits
6500:601 Business Analytics and Information Strategy 3
6500:644 Knowledge Management and Business Intelligence 3
6500:670 Management of Supply Chains and Operations 3
6500:677 Supply Chain Sourcing 3
6500:680 Supply Chain Logistics Management 3
6500:682 Management of Service Operations 3
6500:695 Organizational Strategy 3
Electives —3 Credits
6400:602 Managerial Finance 3
6500:608 Entrepreneurship 3
6500:640 Information Systems and IT Governance 3
6500:651 Organizational Transformation 3
6500:652 Managing People in Organizations 3
6500:663 Data Analysis for Managers 3
6500:678 Project Management 3
6500:697 Independent Study: Management 1-3
Total Credit Hours 30-36

Admission Requirements

  • GMAT (score of 500 or better preferred) or GRE, LSAT, PCAT, or MCAT
  • May accept GRE if applicant has two years of work experience
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume

Application Deadline

Application Deadline

  • July 15 for Fall enrollment
  • November 15 for Spring enrollment
  • April 15 for Summer enrollment

International Student Applications

It is recommended that international students apply one month prior to these dates to allow time for admission and I-20 visa processing.  I-20 forms are processed by UA Immigration Services in the International Center, Buchtel Hall. Proof of English Proficiency is required by producing an acceptable TOEFL or IELTS score.

Students currently admitted to this program may have different course requirements than those listed here. Refer to your official Program Checklist and DPR in My Akron for your program requirements.