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In DePaul’s MS in Supply Chain Management degree program, students gain the leadership and technical skills necessary to manage supply chains. The program will provide a broad-based knowledge of sourcing, procurement, transportation, warehousing, production and distribution. Based on their interests, students have the flexibility to choose from a wide range of electives from across the business school. Supply chain industry professionals who aspire to leadership roles will especially benefit from this degree.
In this degree program, students learn to:
- Critically evaluate supply chain design and potential improvements.
- Use qualitative and quantitative techniques to model complex supply chain phenomena.
- Deliver meaningful analyses and solutions that can be understood easily by a variety of audiences.
- Recognize global practices and identify regional differences, as well as understand the interconnectedness and interdependencies of global supply chain management.
- Make socially conscious supply chain decisions that consider the global availability of resources.
The program also leverages its location in Chicago, a major transportation and distribution hub, and the business school’s connections to supply chain management organizations to provide students with practical learning experiences and career connections.
DePaul’s Master of Science in Supply Chain Management is a Department of Homeland Security STEM-designated program. STEM designation is granted to programs that produce graduates educated in science, technology, engineering and/or math who help support U.S. economic competitiveness and growth. International students who earn degrees from STEM-designated programs can qualify to extend their post-graduation stay in the United States for Optional Practical Training (OPT). OPT provides an opportunity for international students to develop their careers while also helping meet the demand for STEM-educated professionals in the U.S. workforce. To find out more, contact the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business at firstname.lastname@example.org or (312) 362-8810.
|Program Requirements||Quarter Hours|
|Total hours required||48|
Students will be able to:
- Describe efficient delivery of supplies and products in the supply chain.
- Recognize and analyze problems within applied business situations, choose a resolution, and justify that choice.
- Apply knowledge about the differences among global supply chain operations management.
- Exhibit sophisticated knowledge of management practices leading to applicable skills in relevant areas.
The MS in Supply and Chain Management requires 12 courses - nine core courses and three elective courses - in addition to the program prerequisites. Students without prior coursework in calculus and statistics must complete GSB 420 prior to registering for MGT 501.
Core Courses (9 Required Courses)
|MGT 501||STRATEGIC SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT||4|
|MGT 502||OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT||4|
|MGT 506||DECISION MAKING FOR MANAGERS||4|
|MGT 507||GLOBAL SOURCING AND PROCUREMENT||4|
|MGT 508||LEAN & SIX SIGMA||4|
|MGT 509||PRODUCTION AND INVENTORY MANAGEMENT||4|
|MGT 511||TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS||4|
|MGT 518||EMERGING ETHICAL ISSUES & TECHNOLOGY IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT||4|
|MGT 598||PROJECT MANAGEMENT||4|
Elective Requirements (3 Courses)
|Select three of the following:||12|
|MANAGING FOR EFFECTIVE AND ETHICAL ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR|
|HUMANITARIAN SUPPLY CHAIN|
|MANAGING SERVICE OPERATIONS|
|STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES|
|ETHICS AND LEADERSHIP|
|BUSINESS CONDITIONS ANALYSIS|
|BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC FORECASTING|
|STRATEGIC DECISION MAKING AND GAME THEORY|
|ECONOMICS FOR DECISION-MAKING|
|MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY|
|BUSINESS TO BUSINESS MARKETING|
|DECISIONS IN MARKETING MANAGEMENT|
|EFFECTIVE BUSINESS COMMUNICATION|
- Satisfactory completion of the college residency requirements.
- Satisfactory completion of the 9 required courses and 3 elective courses.
- All courses for credit toward the degree must be completed within six calendar years after the candidate's first term of enrollment in the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business. After a lapse of six years a course is expired. An expired course is not acceptable for the purpose of satisfaction of degree requirements and is not applicable to the degree without the written approval of the director of the program or the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business.