About the Program
Apply now for Spring 2014 Cohort (Starting 10 January 2014)
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Supply Chain Management and Information Systems are currently high demand and high pay positions. WSU offers one year Masters Degrees in Information Systems and in Logistics and Supply Chain Management to help advance your career. Programs are fully AACSB International accredited and consist of 4 weekend residencies, and online study.
The Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management program is designed to provide students with the graduate education that will enhance their leadership careers in the field of logistics and supply chain management.
The program aims to enable students to craft technology-rich supply chain architectures, instill rapid innovation into supply chain design, efficiently manage the supply base, align partners through trust and common values, and create the right metrics for supply chain networks.
The MS program is a one-year, 33-credit hour, lockstep, cohort-based program. The program blends three intensive physical in-class residencies with five online e-learning segments. The in-class residencies are scheduled between the e-learning segments and include case studies, leadership lectures, breakout sessions, and simulation assignments. E-learning segments add learning activities such as interactive cases, pedagogical discussions, and proprietary teaching material built by global subject matter experts.
The program consists of nine courses (3 credit hours each) and one capstone project (6 credit hours).
When applying online, please send your email to Dr. Valerie Stueland, Director at email@example.com so we may follow up on your application.
- Final projects average $1M in savings for IS and $5M for supply chain masters programs - Read the full story "Lightning Strikes at Wright State for Air Force, Businesses"
Why a Degree in MSLCM?
Now more than ever, success in most businesses depends on the successful management of Supply Chain Operations. Consider what happens when supply chains fail to deliver and stockouts occur in retail stores. Research shows that retailers can lose nearly half of intended purchases when customers encounter stockouts.
Organizations such as Wal-Mart, Sony, Dell, SUN Microsystems, and DaimlerChrysler depend on their supply chain systems to deliver the right products at the right time. These companies succeed with:
- Crafting customized supply chain architectures: Designing supply chains for delivery cost savings, speed, and managing business transitions
- Leveraging innovation: Leaders in supply chain management apply new technology and new process thinking to great advantage
- Managing the supply base: Flexible sourcing, supplier integration, and part management
- Aligning supply chain partners: Building efficiencies through trust, common values, and goals
- Implementing optimal measurement and controls: Creating the right metrics for operations based on appropriate incentives and penalties
A comprehensive program of study is required for students to succeed in these areas. Professionals in logistics and supply chain management will find this program to be focused, balanced, and practical. Our orientation of balancing theory development with field expertise will allow participants to develop a unique skill set that is unmatched.
Air Force Material Command Depot Maintenance
|Refining the Requirements and Depot Determination (R2D2) Process|
Defense Contract Management Agency
|Lacee Pounds||Sayre Product Line Integration Project|
|Lindsay Lee||Reducing Scrap and Cut Cases|
Air Force Research Laboratory
|Research @ the Speed of Thought|
|Modesty Hudson||Increasing Cost Savings and Efficiencies Through Custom Surgical Packs|
|Norma Sanchez-Corneille||Since 1968 Being No. 1 is Not a Coincidence|
|Scotty Fyffe Melissa Robinette||Inventory Optimization|
The Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management program is designed to provide students with graduate education that will enhance their leadership careers in the fields of logistics and supply chain management.
International students - PLEASE NOTE! If you plan to study in the USA under an F-1 or J-1 visa, you are NOT eligible for this program because of US federal laws and regulations governing online classes. Please contact Ms. Claudia Espinoza at Wright State's International Education office to see if there is another program that would meet your educational goals.
Application Requirements Include:
- Three years of experience in logistics, operations management, technology, or a related field
- In or on track to assume a role of senior professional responsibility
- Bachelor's degree (GPA requirements)
- Three professional references
Neither the GMAT nor the GRE are required for this program.
To apply to the program, visit the Graduate School website to start the application process.
It is helpful that you contact Ms. Valerie Stueland, Director at firstname.lastname@example.org, when you apply to the program so that your application status can be tracked.
For more information, contact:
CPSM, C.P.M., CPPO
Director, Masters in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
ISSCM Office: (937) 775-2895
Direct Line: (937) 231-6258