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Recent supply chain struggles have highlighted the need for fresh, capable leadership.
An M.B.A. in Supply Chain Management helps you achieve your career goals and earn the credentials for advancement in the field. At UNT, you will learn strong analytical and problem-solving knowledge and skills to lead to an executive position.

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Why Earn a Supply Chain Management Master's?

Businesses need to effectively and efficiently manage the supply chain activities of their products.

An M.B.A. with a concentration in Supply Chain Management supports growth and development from two perspectives: if you have an established career path, the program provides you the opportunity to gain the broader, more general perspective necessary for promotion to leading managerial positions; and if you're preparing to enter the business world, the combination of an undergraduate degree and an M.B.A. provides an excellent foundation for additional career opportunities.

Marketable Skills
  • Teamwork
  • Strategic integration of business subjects
  • Quantitative analysis of business situations
  • Apply principles of ethical conduct
  • Apply knowledge to business situations

Supply Chain Management Master's Highlights

Our faculty are highly regarded for their research interests and excellent teaching. Since many are active professionals in the Dallas – Fort Worth business community, they understand the complex demands of a global industry.
UNT's G. Brint Ryan College of Business is accredited by AACSB International — The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, which means it meets or exceeds strict academic standards for excellence in education.

Our Business Leadership Building — which has Gold-level Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification for sustainability — promotes interaction among students, faculty and industry leaders with its 24 classrooms, and team study rooms.

Through their research and executive development programs, faculty also routinely interact with major companies and corporations, including DHL, IBM, J.C. Penney, Lockheed Martin, PepsiCo, Verizon and other organizations such as the U.S. Department of Defense.
Evening and online courses allow you to combine coursework with full-time or part-time employment.

What Can You do With a Supply Chain Management Master's?

Career Possibilities:

  • Distribution Manager
  • Fleet Operations Manager
  • Industrial Engineers
  • Inventory Management
  • Loss Prevention Manager
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Production and Expediting Manager
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Shipping, Receiving, and Track Manager
  • Storage and Distribution Manager
  • Transportation Manager
  • Warehouse Manager

Supply Chain Management Master's Courses You Could Take

Supply Chain Operations Management (3 hrs)
Delves into how the operations function helps firms gain competitive advantage by effectively producing and distributing their goods and services. Introduces operations analytics that help firms develop world class operational capabilities of innovation, quality, delivery, flexibility, and cost.
Industrial Distribution and Logistics Analysis (3 hrs)
Application of logistics decision-making skills as they apply to inventory, transportation, and warehouse management problems; utilizing CSCMP case studies. Stresses hands-on application of analytical tools useful in logistics; analysis of the characteristics of logistics system elements and their interrelationships within a company; developing skills to analyze technical logistics problems; and developing executive-level communications skills leading to the concise statement of problems and proposed solutions.
Advanced Supply Chain Management Problems (3 hrs)
Decision-making tools and skills as they apply to logistics and supply chain management. Course stresses developing skills to analyze technical problems and their interrelationships within a company.
Seminar in Business Ethics and Social Responsibility (3 hrs)
Examines the strategic purposes of the firm as both an economic and social entity within the global marketplace. Topics include ethics in business and ethical decision making, corporate social responsibility and corporate citizenship, and stakeholder management, including shareholders, employees, customers, the community, government, and the environment.
Administrative Strategy (3 hrs)
Capstone course providing the integration of functional areas of business administration. Requires students to determine policy at the general- or top-management level. Students address strategic organizational problems and the optimization of the total enterprise. Includes the use of lectures, case analysis and special topics.
Strategic Supply Management (3 hrs)
Examines how organizations can move beyond the tactical and functional operations of purchasing to proactively and strategically design, establish, manage, and optimize the firm’s supply base of goods and services to improve both the organization’s financial success and overall supply chain performance.

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