Supply Chain Management (MS)

MS

Supply Chain Management, MS

Advance your career by mastering an in-demand set of skills through courses that combine a practical business foundation with innovative supply chain management tools.

Description

Designed to build on any background, the M.S. in Supply Chain Management is delivered online in a series of 8-week courses, giving you the flexibility to fulfill your current responsibilities while advancing your career. The 30-credit-hour program is mobile-optimized and can be completed in as little as one year. While pursuing this degree, you'll have access to a leading career center and engage with Big Ten faculty.

Created in collaboration with supply chain management professionals, the curriculum consists of three parts. Business fundamentals provide exposure to key areas and demonstrate every-day decisions. Specialized supply chain courses cover the foundation and enable you to gain experience with technologies. You'll learn logistics, production planning and control, sourcing and procurement, lean operations and project management. You'll also discover how to apply statistical and analytical methods such as forecasting, data mining, optimization and simulation. Electives allow you to tailor the program by focusing on specific supply chain topics or advanced methods involving R, Crystal Ball and Microsoft Project software.

The knowledge you'll obtain is important for firms in all industries as they seek to enhance efficiency, resiliency and customer service. Since individuals with the skills to help organizations better understand and manage their supply chains are in high demand, this M.S. program will give you an edge in today's competitive job market.

For more information, visit https://business.unl.edu/academic-programs/departments/supply-chain-management-a....

Career Pathways

  • Demand Planning Specialist
  • Director of Inventory
  • Fleet Manager
  • Global Operational Excellence Manager
  • Intermodal Customer Specialist
  • Manufacturing Supervisor
  • Operations Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Senior Purchaser
  • Transportation Planner

Graduate Admission Requirements

  • Application for Admission with $50 non-refundable application fee.
  • One set of transcripts.
  • If the student’s native language is not English, verification of English proficiency is required.
  • If International: upload copies of all college- or university-level transcripts or mark sheets (records of courses and marks earned), with certificates, diplomas, and degrees plus certified English translations.

    * Official documents are required from all students who are admitted and enroll. Photocopies of certified records are not acceptable. International students enrolled in other U.S. institutions may have certified copies of all foreign records sent directly to the Office of Graduate Studies by their current school’s registrar office.

  • If applicant is not a US citizen and expects an F or J visa: financial information.
  • Applicants must also fulfill any additional requirements the department specifies at the time of application.

Major Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree, 3.0 GPA Recommended: Official transcripts are required for admission. Along with a bachelor's degree and GPA of 3.0 or higher, we recommended that you have relevant work experience. Students with less than a 3.0 GPA, or without GMAT or GRE scores, but who have substantial relevant professional experience, will still be considered for the program.
  • GMAT or GRE Score: A GMAT score of 600 is recommended. Alternatively, a comparable GRE score will be considered. Scores must be from the last five years. If you choose to take the GMAT, please have your results forwarded to Nebraska (school code S40-HW-48). Once you take the exam, enter your unofficial scores into the graduate application. If you choose to take the GRE, please have your results forwarded to Nebraska (school code 6877). Once you take the exam, enter your unofficial scores into graduate application.

Some applicants are eligible to request a GMAT/GRE waiver based on any of the following qualifications: 1) significant managerial, operational or decision-making experience and evidence of strong prior academic performance; 2) earned a Ph.D., JD, MD, or Pharm D; 3) currently enrolled in medical school; or 4) admitted to the Nebraska College of Law.

  • Professional Résumé or CV: Your résumé should include relevant work experience, education, skills, professional and community involvement, and other professional credentials.
  • Three Reference Names and Contact Information: All three references must be former or current supervisors or professors. No recommendation letters are needed. Nebraska will contact your references only if the committee deems it necessary.
  • TOEFL Exam (only required for international students): You will need a minimum TOEFL score of 550 written, 213 computer-based, 80 iBT. Alternatively, you may submit IELTS scores. A minimum score of 6.5 IELTS is required.
  • Prerequisites for the M.S. in Business Analytics: You are expected to have developed proficiency in using Microsoft Excel before you begin the program.

Admission Deadlines

July 1 for Fall. November 1 for Spring. April 1 for Summer.

NOTE: When sending GRE or TOEFL scores, our institution code is 6877 and a department code is not needed

Department

Business

Campus Address

301 Howard L. Hawks Hall

Program Contact

businessgrad@unl.edu

Tuition & Fees
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