Supply Chain Mgmt

Academic Information

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In just 21 months, a MS degree in Supply Chain Management (MS-SCM) from Silberman College of Business will equip you with the technical and managerial skills to help improve the efficiency and effectiveness of business operations. The MS-SCM is currently offered on the Metropolitan campus only.

Why Supply Chain Management?

Effective management of their supply chain and operations is the key to value creation for many organizations, especially in today’s fast-paced and highly global business environment. Employers increasingly seek candidates with skills that will enable their organizations to better manage their supply chains and operations. The Supply Chain Management (SCM) profession has therefore witnessed significant job growth coupled with steadily increasing salaries. Whether you are starting off in your career or are looking to make a career transition into SCM, an advanced degree such as an MS in SCM will train you in critical aspects of SCM and will enable you to take advantage of the growing opportunities in the field. This program is STEM certified.

The Right Place. The Right Time.

According to the US Department of Labor’s recent report on Employment Projections (www.bls.gov/emp/), Supply Chain and Operations Management related jobs will grow by approximately 500,000 between 2012 and 2022.

Fortune.com reports that there will be a need for 1.4 million supply chain workers by 2018.

Career Opportunities

SCM is truly a global field that offers employment opportunities with a wide array of career options and advancement paths. Potential roles in the field include but are not limited to:

  • Supply Chain Analyst/Consultant/Manager
  • Operations Analyst/ Consultant/ Manager
  • Logistics/Transportation Manager
  • Purchasing Agent/Manager
  • Procurement/ Sourcing Manager
  • Product/ Brand Manager
  • Production Planner/Manager
  • Demand Planner/Manager
  • Project Manager, Production Planner/Manager
  • Inventory Manager, Warehouse Operations Manager
  • Quality Assurance Analyst/ Manager
  • Supply Chain/Software/IT Manager

Program Highlights

  • Theory to Practice: Our faculty have strong academic credentials coupled with considerable experience in applying SCM concepts to practice.
  • Personal Attention: Small class sizes enable our faculty to devote more personal attention to addressing the needs of our students.
  • Strategic Location: Perfectly located for you to be able to tap into professional networks and pursue career opportunities in and around the greater New York metropolitan area.
  • State of the Art Facilities: “Smart” classrooms (pictured above) allow faculty to record and archive sessions for later review. Students also have access to finance labs using Bloomberg software for their research.
  • Usable Knowledge and Skills: Using a variety of pedagogical techniques, the program will foster creative and analytical thinking.

Degree Requirements (30 credits)

The MS-SCM program is a cohort-based, 30-credit graduate study, comprised of ten 3-credit courses.

Foundation Courses (6 credits)

Core Courses (12 credits)

Enrichment Courses (9 credits)

Capstone Course (3 credits)

This capstone experience will require students to work on a project solicited and provided from real companies. The projects are related to specific knowledge and skills gained in the MS-SCM program. The project will entail the detailed description of the project by clearly identifying the issues and the objectives the company is facing and hopes to achieve. Students will need to work with the company’s executives and faculty advisor to collect the real data, analyze them, and provide a feasible solution. The primary objective of this experience is to give students the opportunity to demonstrate that they are able to apply knowledge and skills accumulated in the MS-SCM program to a specific supply chain problem. The capstone should be completed within the last module of the program prior to graduation. Students will advised by faculty in completion of their project.

Tuition and Fees

See complete information on Graduate Tuition and Fees.

Each semester there are a limited number of Graduate Assistant Positions at Silberman College. These positions are compensated with tuition credits and a cash stipend.

Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)

Information about the GMAT is available from the Graduate Management Admissions Council. The GMAT Campus Code for the FDU MS in Supply Chain Management is J6X-HG-78. The GMAT may be waived based on an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 and three years’ full-time substantive work experience in supply chain management.

Learn More

Murray,Gina

Advising Counselor, Grad Pgms
Department: Silberman College
Email: gina_murray@fdu.edu
Phone: 201-692-2424
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