Master in Logistics & Supply Chain Management
About the Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from the Raj Soin College of Business at Wright State University
Wright State University offers a one year Master’s degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management to help you advance your career. Programs are fully AACSB International accredited and consist of four (4) residencies and online study.
Designed for Your Busy Schedule
The Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management is designed for working professionals who cannot always take time from work to enhance their education. We offer a high-value one-year program with a convenient blended education approach. Students spend four residencies throughout the year on campus. The remaining course work is completed using our proprietary e-learning modules prepared by experts in their fields.
Highlight of Program
- One-year program with leading-edge curriculum
- 9 online courses and a capstone project
- 4 on-campus residencies (for a total on 11 days on campus)
- World-class faculty and partners
- Supported by the latest in online learning technology
- Focused on industry relevance and ROI for your organization
The Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management degree is designed to meet the educational needs of managerial and operational employees who have logistics, inventory, procurement, management, or decision-making responsibilities.
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Early applications are encouraged because class size is limited.
Application Requirements Include:
- Resume highlighting three years or more of experience in Logistics, Supply Chain Managment, or a related field
- Transcripts from your Bachelor's degree (GPA requirements)
- Three professional letters of reference
- Online Graduate School application and fee
Neither the GMAT nor the GRE is required.
Start the application process on the Graduate School website.
Contact Ms. Valerie Stueland, Director at firstname.lastname@example.org when you apply to the program so that your application status can be tracked.
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.
Why a MSLSCM Degree?
Why a degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management?
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 stock outs occur in retail stores. Research shows that retailers can lose nearly half of intended purchases when customers encounter stock outs.
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.
WSU offers one year Masters Degrees in Information Systems and in Logistics and Supply Chain Management to help advance your career. 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 intensive physical in-class residencies with 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.
Focused on ROI
To lead a business enterprise, you need to control your business operations and directly influence supply chain solutions.
The entire program is built on a foundation of problem-solving, student-centric experiences, and corporate involvement. The Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management is a 33 semester-credit hour program. Of these, six hours are dedicated to an extensive Capstone project designed for the program participant by his/her sponsoring organization. The remaining 27 credit hours include course work in the following domains:
- Global Logistics
- Operations and Control
- Quality Management
- Project management
- Strategic Sourcing
- Information Technology and SCM
- Supply Design and Integration
The program concludes with the capstone project in which students apply and integrate program content to complete an intensive project assigned to them by their organization. At the end of the project, the students present their project to faculty advisors, sponsoring organizations, and other professionals.
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"
MSLSCM Capstone Projects
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|