The Master of Science in Supply Chain Management at the University of Michigan-Dearborn teaches students how to manage the organizations, people, technology, and resources that transform raw materials into deliverable products.
The degree is open to students from all undergraduate majors.
You may enroll on a full- or part-time basis. All courses in the program are offered on campus; a few are also occasionally available on-line. Course offerings are greatest during the fall and winter semesters, and the program usually can be completed within 12 months of full-time study.
Admission is rolling, and you may begin the program in September or January. May admission is also usually possible for part-time students.
University of Michigan-Dearborn students who have been admitted to the MS-Supply Chain Management may take up to 6 graduate credits during the final semester of their undergraduate program.
The Master of Science in Supply Chain Management requires 10 courses or 30 credit hours.
(7 courses/21 credits)
DS 520 - Applied Statistical Modeling
MIS 525 - Computer Information Systems
OM 521 - Operations Management
OM 571 - Supply Chain Management
OM 661 - Supply Chain Logistics Management
OM 664 - Strategic Sourcing
OM 665 - Information Technology in Supply Chain Management
(3 courses/9 credits)
DS 570 - Management Science
DS 632 - System Simulation
MIS 575 - Information Management
MIS 644 - IT Policy and Strategy
OM 660 - Analysis and Design of Supply Chains
OM 662 - New Product Design and Development
OM 663 - Lean and Six Sigma
BA 690 - Graduate Research
BA 691 - Graduate Seminar
Previous coursework deemed substantially similar to DS 520, MIS 525, or OM 521 may qualify to exempt students from those courses. Exempt courses must be replaced with other elective courses in the degree program.
In addition, up to 6 transfer credits for previous equivalent graduate coursework can be applied to the degree if those credits have not been counted toward a degree.
Exemptions and transfer credit are granted at the discretion of the program faculty.
Objectives: MS in Supply Chain Management students will:
- Acquire knowledge in supply chain management concepts and tools.
- Demonstrate understanding of supply chain management concepts.
- Demonstrate understanding of supply chain management problem-solving tools.
- Develop skills to address relevant supply chain management issues and problems.
- Evaluate supply chain management problems using appropriate problem-solving approaches.
- Effectively communicate supply chain management issues.