MS in Supply Chain Management // Courses

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Specialized Master’s Degrees to Suit You

The Katz MS in Supply Chain Management program requires at least two terms of study to complete the minimum 30 credits. Students who begin full-time studies in August may complete within nine months for April graduation. Part-time students may complete within two years.

Core Courses (16.5 credits)

You must complete the following 16.5 required core credits.

Course Credits
BQOM 2401 Statistical Analysis 3
BQOM 2421 Decision Technologies 1.5
BQOM 2511 Revenue Management and Pricing Analytics 1.5
BQOM 2523 Process Engineering 1.5
BQOM 2533 Global Supply Chain Management 3
BMIS 2074 Strategic IT in Global Supply Chains 1.5
BQOM 2534 Strategic Procurement and Sourcing Management 1.5
Project course (BIND 2024 Consulting Field Project, BIND *** Global Research Practicum, or other approved by faculty director) 3

Electives (13.5 credits)

You may choose an additional 13.5 credits of coursework, including a minimum of 9 credits of supply chain management electives and 4.5 credits of general business electives.

Popular supply chain management electives include:

Course Credits
BQOM 2139 Six Sigma Theory and Practice (Green Belt certification course) 3
BQOM 2501 Enterprise Systems & Integration of Business Processes (SAP TS410 certification course) 3
BQOM 2512 Advanced Decision Technologies 1.5
BQOM 2524 Production Management and Process Improvement 1.5
BQOM 2537 Forecasting 1.5
BQOM 2546 Project Management Fundamentals & Analysis 1.5
BQOM 2557 Multivariate Data Analysis I 1.5
BQOM 2578 Data Mining 3
BMIS 2526 Data Programming with R 3
BMIS 2551 Project Management Concepts & Processes 3

General business electives include:

Course Credits
BECN 2509 Global Macroeconomics I 1.5
BFIN 2409 Financial Management 1.5
BMKT 2409 Marketing Management 1.5
BMKT 2526 Product Development & Management 3
BOAH 2409 Organizational Behavior 1.5
BOAH 2532 Negotiations, Teamwork, and Change I 1.5
BQOM 2557 Multivariate Data Analysis 1 1.5
BOAH 2456 Managing Offshore Outsourcing 1.5
BSEO 2511 Management of Strategic Alliances I 1.5

For course descriptions, please see the Graduate Catalog.


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