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2022-23 Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-23 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Supply Chain Management, M.S.


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Dan Morrell, Program Director
(615) 494-7758
Dan.Morrell@mtsu.edu

The Department of Management offers the Master of Science in Supply Chain Management and the Master of Science in Management program with a concentration in Organizational Leadership.

The Supply Chain Management program offers career opportunities in the broad area of supply chain management that includes planning, sourcing, making, delivering, and returning of supplies from suppliers to customers.

The program provides graduates with business and supply chain skills that can be applied to work in sourcing/procurement, distribution/logistics, manufacturing, continuous improvement, and inventory planning.

Please see undergraduate catalog for information regarding undergraduate programs.

Admission Requirements


To be admitted to the Master of Science in Supply Chain Management program, applicants should have

  1. an earned bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a GPA of 2.75 or higher; and
  2. a minimum Index Score of 1000 calculated using (GPA x 200) + GMAT (or GRE equivalent).

The GMAT/GRE requirement may be waived for applicants that meet any of the following conditions:

  • an earned bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university with GPA 3.0 or higher
  • an earned bachelor’s degree with a GPA of 2.75 or higher and five (5) or more years of professional/managerial or military experience
  • an earned graduate or professional degree from a regionally accredited college or university

Foundation Courses

Completion of required foundational course: MGMT 6000  (or an approved introductory undergraduate course in supply chain management). Applicants without this course(s) may complete as part of their program of study.

Application Procedures


All application materials are to be submitted to the College of Graduate Studies.

Applicant must

  1. submit an application with the appropriate application fee (online at www.mtsu.edu/graduate/apply.php). Once this initial application has been accepted, the applicant will receive directions on how to enter the graduate portal to be able to submit other materials.
  2. submit official scores on the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or meet one of the exam waiver requirements;
  3. submit official transcripts of all previous college work;
  4. submit a current resume’ or curriculum vita.

Degree Requirements


The Master of Science in Supply Chain Management requires completion of 33 credit hours.

Candidate must

  1. complete 33 semester hours as listed below. No more than 30 percent of the total degree hours dual-listed as 5000-level undergraduate/graduate hours can be counted toward the degree.

Curriculum: Supply Chain Management


The M.S. in Supply Chain Management provides students with business and operations management skills that can be applied to work in logistics, transportation, and supply chain management careers.

The following illustrates the coursework requirements.

Career Electives (6 hours)


In consultation with their advisors, students will select and complete 6 hours of courses in a professional area that relates to their career interests in supply chain management.

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