Master of Engineering in Logistics (Supply Chain Management)

The MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics (CTL) offers a 10-month master's program leading to a Master of Engineering in Logistics. See the Supply Chain Management program description for details. 

A Master of Engineering in Logistics degree requires a minimum of 78 units of graduate subjects, plus a 12 unit thesis, which collectively constitute a program of at least 90 units. The subject and thesis requirements for this program are described below.

Subject Requirements1

Core Subjects
15.871Introduction to System Dynamics6
SCM.250Analytical Methods for Supply Chain Management6
SCM.252Supply Chain Software3
SCM.259[J]Business Writing for Supply Chain Management3
SCM.260[J]Logistics Systems12
SCM.262Leading Global Teams6
SCM.263[J]Thesis Writing for Supply Chain Management3
SCM.264Database Analysis for Supply Chain Management12
SCM.265[J]Global Supply Chain Management6
SCM.803Supply Chain Leadership Workshop3
Financial Analysis Focus
Select one of the following:9
Economic Analysis for Business Decisions
Management Accounting and Control
Supply Chain Financial Analysis
Strategy Focus
Select one of the following:9
Case Studies in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Operations Strategy
Select 6–30 units. The subjects listed below are recommended but other choices can be approved by the graduate advisor.6–30
Data Mining: Finding the Data and Models that Create Value
Improvisational Leadership: In-the-Moment Leadership Skills
New Enterprises
Entrepreneurship Lab
Power and Negotiation
U-Lab: Transforming Self, Business and Society
Introduction to Operations Management
The Theory of Operations Management
Management of Services: Concepts, Design, and Delivery
System Dynamics II
Competitive Strategy
Strategies for Sustainable Business
Laboratory for Sustainable Business
Supply Chain Planning
Manufacturing System and Supply Chain Design
The Theory of Operations Management
Business and Operations Analytics
Engineering Systems Analysis for Design
Risk and Decision Analysis
Multidisciplinary System Design Optimization
Freight Transportation
Humanitarian Logistics

Students who have already successfully completed one of the required subjects at a graduate level elsewhere may petition to replace that subject with another elective.

Thesis Requirement

A Master's thesis, presentation and executive summary of the thesis are required.
SCM.THGGraduate Thesis