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Arizona State University

Master’s Degree in Supply Chain Management

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Overview

The Master of Science in Supply Chain Management from Arizona State University is a program through the W. P. Carey School of Business, ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top 3 graduate schools in the country for Supply Chain and Logistics.

This online Master’s degree program is designed for individuals with a four year undergraduate degree in a quantitatively focused area and does not require any previous work experience. Students will gain an in-depth understanding of the role of supply chain managers in enterprise supply chains and in determining overall strategy. This Master’s degree also exposes students to leading supply chain management operating practices, analysis methods, technology applications and strategic development.

Offered in collaboration with the MITx MicroMasters® program in Supply Chain Management, students will use the MITx MicroMasters program as a required pathway into the Master of Science in Supply Chain Management.

  • Take courses from MITx’s globally top-ranked Supply Chain Management Program
  • Earn a Master’s degree in Supply Chain Management 100% online
  • Learn from the same world-class ASU faculty who teach on campus at the W.P. Carey School of Business

Syllabus

ASU’s Master of Science in Supply Chain Management is offered in collaboration with the MITx MicroMasters program in Supply Chain Management, bringing two of the world’s top-ranked supply chain management programs together.

Students will use the MITx Supply Chain Management MicroMasters program as a required pathway into the Master of Science in Supply Chain Management at ASU.

I. MITx Supply Chain Management MicroMasters Program (Prerequisite):

5 courses + Comprehensive Exam (12 credit hours)

  • Supply Chain Analytics
  • Supply Chain Fundamentals
  • Supply Chain Design
  • Supply Chain Dynamics
  • Supply Chain Technology and Systems

Student will be granted 12 credit hours through completion of the MITx MicroMasters® program in Supply Chain Management, which will fulfill the requirements of SCM 502, SCM 541, SCM 532, and SCM 515.

  • SCM 502 Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • SCM 541 Logistics in the Supply Chain
  • SCM 532 Supply Chain Design and Cost Management
  • SCM 515 Decision Models for Supply Chain

Note These 12 credits are only granted and transferred in upon admission into W.P. Carey School of Business. Students who complete the MicroMasters program but do not go on to pursue the M.S. in Supply Chain Management at ASU are not eligible to receive credit from ASU.

II. W.P. Carey Master of Science in Supply Chain Management:

6 courses (18 credit hours)

  • SCM 520 Strategic Procurement
  • SCM 521 Supplier Management and Negotiation
  • SCM 545 Case Studies in Global Supply Chain & Logistics
  • SCM 587 Project Management
  • SCM 591 Seminar: Sustainability and Social Responsibility
  • SCM 551 Advanced Supply Chain Planning and Control

The ASU final course is an applied project where students generate and evaluate alternative solutions to a real business situation and provide a project report deliverable to the client business. The applied project course for this degree program is SCM 551: Advanced Supply Chain Planning and Control.

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