Supply Chain & Logistics Management (M.S. Program)

Program Rationale:

The Master of Science in Supply Chain & Logistics Management (SCLM) Program is designed to fulfill the educational needs of students and working professionals whose career paths are directed toward management in technologically-oriented organizations.

 

Program Learning Outcomes:

Graduate students in the program will be expected to:

  • Apply knowledge of technology and management principles to the contemporary supply chain and logistics practices such as sourcing, quality, flow of materials, manufacturing / assembly operations, warehousing, transportation, order management and delivery to the customer,
  • Identify, analyze, and solve supply chain and logistical problems using continuous improvement methods,
  • Exhibit the knowledge required to lead projects and manage relationship with suppliers inside and outside the organization, diverse workforce, facilities, and problem-solving teams,
  • Acquire knowledge and skills to meet the evolving challenges of global supply chains and logistics,
  • Communicate effectively in written, oral, graphic and visual modes. Coordinate and communicate with key stakeholders inside and outside the organization.

 

Admission Requirements:

Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education. Applicants must also have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.70 on a 4.00-point scale (where A is 4.00), or its equivalent, and good standing (3.00 GPA) in all post-baccalaureate course work.

The graduate application, application fee, and official transcripts are to be submitted to the Graduate Recruitment and Admissions Office. Official transcripts must be sent directly to the Graduate Recruitment and Admissions Office from each institution attended except Central Connecticut State University.

Contact: 860-832-1830

 

Applicant Deadlines for the M.S. Supply Chain & Logistics Management program are as follows:

  •   August 1 for Fall Semester
  •   December 1 for Spring Semester
    •   May 1 for Summer Term

 

International students must apply by the following application deadline (summer term is not available to international students):

  •  May 1 for Fall Semester
  •  November 1 for Spring Semester

Course and Capstone Requirements:

a. All three plans have a core curriculum as follows:

TM 510Industrial Operations Management

3

TM 561Application of Lean Principles

3

SCLM 562Supply Chain Strategy

3

SCLM 563Strategic Logistics Management

3

SCLM 564Quality Systems Management

3

SCLM 565Logistics: Traffic and Transportation

3

SCLM 566Distribution and Warehouse Management

3

Degree Requirements

The Master of Science in Supply Chain & Logistics Management (SCLM) is a 33-credit master’s, consisting of three different plans. Plan A is 30 credits plus a three-credit thesis; Plan B is 33 credits with comprehensive exam; and Plan C is 30 credits plus a three-credit applied research project.

b. Directed electives.

SCLM 570Supply Chain Modeling and Analysis

3

SCLM 576Autonomous Logistics

3

TM 582Evolution of Industrial Management

3

SET 590Topics in International Field Studies

3

AC 521Accounting for Lean Enterprises

3

TM 500Product Life Cycle Management

3

TM 502Human Relations and Behavior in Complex Organizations

3

TM 551Project Management

3

TM 572Innovative Leadership

3

TM 512Principles of Occupational Safety

3

TM 464Six Sigma Quality

3

TM 490Advanced Six Sigma Quality

3

SCLM 596Topics in Supply Chain & Logistics Management

3

These are graduate courses in technology at the 400- and 500-level, as approved by a faculty advisor. Students selecting Plan A or Plan C will take three courses, and four if the Plan B option is chosen.

 

 

 

c. All three plans have capstone course requirements of 0-3 credits.

Plan A:

TM 599Thesis

3

Plan B:

Comprehensive Exam - credits

Plan C:

TM 595Applied Research Capstone Project

3

Note: No more than nine credits at the 400 level, as approved by the graduate advisor, may be counted toward the graduate planned program of study.

Total Credit Hours: 33