MS in Business: Supply Chain Management


Course name MS in Business: Supply Chain Management
Institution University of Maryland-College Park; Robert H Smith School of Business; Dept of Logistics, Business, and Public Policy
Location USA, Maryland
Language English
Contact information

Dianne Fox



Course objective

Whether you’re a recent graduate with an interest in how goods move around the globe, or a manager who would like to broaden your understanding of the global supply chain, the Smith MSB in SCM will help you develop strong analytical and interpersonal communications skills and make connections with supply chain executives from a cross-section of industries. You’ll be prepared to lead innovation that drives business growth, promotes efficiency and helps sustain the planet - and gain the relevant, real-world experience most sought after by recruiters.

Sector Private
General course topics Variety/range of logistics topics in some detail
Specific course topics

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Courses include: Exploring the global value chain; global transportation management; data models and decisions; global supply chain management; global economic environment; global supply chain resources planning; supply chain strategy; negotiations in supply chain management; assessing and managing supply chain risks; operations management; the green supply chain; technology in supply chain management; executives in supply chain management; research in supply chain management; corporate consulting/research projects; short term study abroad program.

Total time commitment Please contact the course host
Focus commodity Any or other commodity
Accredited Yes
Accredited by University of Maryland College Park
Certificate name Degree
Degree name Masters of Science in Business and Management
Attendance mode In-person
Attendance description

Multiple trips. This degree is 30 credits.

Incentives No
Incentives description


Logistics Topics Coverage % (estimate) 100
Audience Open Enrollment
Pre-requisites Yes
Pre-requisites description

For a full list of prerequisites, please visit:

-The equivalent of a US bachelor\'s degree.

-The Graduate Record Examination® (GRE®) or the Graduate Management Admissions Test® (GMAT®). At least one official score must be submitted.

-A completed online application form that includes a written essay articulating your qualifications and motivation for pursuing advanced education.

-Application fee of $75.

-The online application allows you to upload a copy of your transcript(s) for each college or university attended. If the transcript where you received your degree does not state the degree was conferred, please also upload a diploma or copy of your degree received (most schools already list the conferred degree on the transcript). If you are formally admitted to the University of Maryland, you will be required to submit an official transcript at new student orientation. If your transcript is not in English, please also upload a copy of your transcript translated into English.

-Two letters of recommendation from supervisors within your organization or from professors familiar with your work.

-Admissions interview, if required. After initial screening, the Admissions Office may select candidates for interviews which may be done in person or by telephone. The Admissions Office will contact you to schedule an interview time.

-Proof of English language proficiency (TOEFL or IELTS official scores). Those who have received an undergraduate or graduate degree from one of the countries listed here are waived of this requirement.

-For any international student needing an F1 visa, a completed certification of finance form and supporting financial documentation must be received before a formal admission decision can be made. The certification of finance form is located in the online application. All financial documents can be uploaded into the online application.

Course fee description

Varies by residency status. Course fees vary each year. Please contact the course host for this information.

Discount available Yes
Discount description

Financial aid assistance is available through loans. Go to the University of Maryland’s Office of Financial Aid Web site for more information. We do not offer any scholarships or assistantships for students in the MSB program.

Course included in analysis No
Additional comments

The application deadline is: February 1st 2013 (Admission decisions will be mailed out on April 15th, 2013) or April 1st, 2013 (Admission decisions will be mailed out on a rolling basis).

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