Online MBA Specializing in Supply Chain Management


The Supply Chain Management MBA specialization prepares students with the skills needed to manage global supply chains while working across functional areas. MBA students learn comprehensive skills in problem formulation and analytical techniques for managing business challenges. Information technologies, optimization techniques, and the case method are used to evaluate how risks can be mitigated and strategies implemented in global supply chains.

Specialization Outcomes

  • An understanding of the strategic construction and balance of using logistic resources through transportation, warehousing, materials management, and inventory, to achieve cost effective customer expectations
  • Hands-on experience using advanced Excel tools, such as optimization modeling for real companies with complex problems
  • Opportunities to gain intermediate to advanced knowledge of ERP systems, project management, and/or the Lean Six Sigma DMAIC process

Supply Chain Management students have additional opportunities for certifications, such as APICS, ISM, and ASQ, as well as curriculum and career advising through a highly engaged alumni network.

Online MBA students will complete three elective supply chain courses to complete a specialization in Supply Chain Management. Courses may include the following:

  • Global Supply Chain Management
  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Project Management
  • Principles of Management Science
  • Lean Six Sigma

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