Master's Degrees in Supply Chain Management

Master of Applied Science in Supply Chain Management (Residential Program)

The Master of Applied Science in Supply Chain Management residential degree is a 10-month, full-time program that requires a minimum of 90 units of subject credit. The subject 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.259Business Writing for Supply Chain Management3
SCM.260[J]Logistics Systems12
SCM.262Leading Global Teams6
SCM.263Advanced Writing Workshop for SCM3
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
Cost Analysis and Accounting for the Manager, Entrepreneur, and Investor
Supply Chain Financial Analysis
and Case Studies in Supply Chain Financial Analysis
Strategy Focus
SCM.261[J]Case Studies in Logistics and Supply Chain Management9
or 15.769 Operations Strategy
Electives
Select a minimum of 3 units from the list of electives3
Capstone
SCM.800Capstone Project in Supply Chain Management9
Total Units90
1

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.

Electives

The subjects listed below are recommended but other choices can be approved by the graduate advisor.
15.062[J]Data Mining: Finding the Data and Models that Create Value6
15.321Improvisational Leadership: In-the-Moment Leadership Skills6
15.390New Enterprises12
15.399Entrepreneurship Lab12
15.665Power and Negotiation9
15.671U-Lab: Transforming Self, Business and Society6
15.761Introduction to Operations Management9
15.764[J]The Theory of Operations Management12
15.768Management of Services: Concepts, Design, and Delivery9
15.872System Dynamics II6
15.900Competitive Strategy9
15.913Strategies for Sustainable Business6
15.915Laboratory for Sustainable Business6
IDS.250[J]The Theory of Operations Management12
IDS.305[J]Business and Operations Analytics6
IDS.332Engineering Systems Analysis for Design12
IDS.333Risk and Decision Analysis6
IDS.338[J]Multidisciplinary System Design Optimization12
IDS.735[J]Supply Chain Planning6
IDS.736[J]Manufacturing System and Supply Chain Design6
SCM.266Freight Transportation6
SCM.272Supply Chain Management Workshop3
SCM.283Humanitarian Logistics6
 

Master of Engineering in Supply Chain Management (Residential Program)

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

A Master of Engineering in Supply Chain Management 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.259Business Writing for Supply Chain Management3
SCM.260[J]Logistics Systems12
SCM.262Leading Global Teams6
SCM.263Advanced Writing Workshop for SCM3
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
Cost Analysis and Accounting for the Manager, Entrepreneur, and Investor
Supply Chain Financial Analysis
and Case Studies in Supply Chain Financial Analysis
Strategy Focus
SCM.261[J]Case Studies in Logistics and Supply Chain Management9
or 15.769 Operations Strategy
Thesis Requirement
A Master's thesis, presentation and executive summary of the thesis are required.
SCM.THGGraduate Thesis12
Total Units90
1

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.

 

Master of Applied Science in Supply Chain Management (Blended Program)

The Master of Applied Science in Supply Chain Management blended degree is an intensive, five-month program consisting of a series of core and focused subjects plus a capstone experience. The MAScSCM is only available to students who have successfully completed the MITx MicroMasters credential in Supply Chain Management. The subject requirements for this program are described below.

Subject Requirements

Through a proctored examination process, students receive advanced standing credit for the following MIT subjects which constitute the first semester of the program.
SCM.250Analytical Methods for Supply Chain Management6
SCM.251Supply Chain Financial Analysis6
SCM.260[J]Logistics Systems12
SCM.264Database Analysis for Supply Chain Management12
SCM.265[J]Global Supply Chain Management6
Students complete the following subjects in residence, constituting the second semester of the program.
Core Subjects
15.871Introduction to System Dynamics6
SCM.252Supply Chain Software3
or SCM.272 Supply Chain Management Workshop
SCM.253Case Studies in Supply Chain Financial Analysis3
SCM.259Business Writing for Supply Chain Management3
SCM.262Leading Global Teams6
SCM.263Advanced Writing Workshop for SCM3
SCM.267Global Supply Chain Applications3
Strategy Focus
SCM.261[J]Case Studies in Logistics and Supply Chain Management9
or 15.769 Operations Strategy
Electives
Select a minimum of 3 units from the list of electives3
Capstone
SCM.800Capstone Project in Supply Chain Management9
Total Units90

Electives

The subjects listed below are recommended but other choices can be approved by the graduate advisor.
15.062[J]Data Mining: Finding the Data and Models that Create Value6
15.321Improvisational Leadership: In-the-Moment Leadership Skills6
15.390New Enterprises12
15.399Entrepreneurship Lab12
15.665Power and Negotiation9
15.671U-Lab: Transforming Self, Business and Society6
15.761Introduction to Operations Management9
15.764[J]The Theory of Operations Management12
15.768Management of Services: Concepts, Design, and Delivery9
15.872System Dynamics II6
15.900Competitive Strategy9
15.913Strategies for Sustainable Business6
15.915Laboratory for Sustainable Business6
IDS.250[J]The Theory of Operations Management12
IDS.305[J]Business and Operations Analytics6
IDS.332Engineering Systems Analysis for Design12
IDS.333Risk and Decision Analysis6
IDS.338[J]Multidisciplinary System Design Optimization12
IDS.735[J]Supply Chain Planning6
IDS.736[J]Manufacturing System and Supply Chain Design6
SCM.266Freight Transportation6
SCM.272Supply Chain Management Workshop3
SCM.283Humanitarian Logistics6
 

Master of Engineering in Supply Chain Management (Blended Program)

The Master of Engineering in Supply Chain Management blended degree is an intensive, five-month program consisting of a series of core and focused subjects plus a thesis. Consideration for admission to the blended MEng program is only available to students who have successfully completed the MITx MicroMasters credential in Supply Chain Management. The subject requirements for this program are described below.

Subject Requirements

Through a proctored examination process, students receive advanced standing credit for the following MIT subjects which constitute the first semester of the program.
SCM.250Analytical Methods for Supply Chain Management6
SCM.251Supply Chain Financial Analysis6
SCM.260[J]Logistics Systems12
SCM.264Database Analysis for Supply Chain Management12
SCM.265[J]Global Supply Chain Management6
Students complete the following subjects in residence, constituting the second semester of the program.
Core Subjects
15.871Introduction to System Dynamics6
SCM.252Supply Chain Software3
or SCM.272 Supply Chain Management Workshop
SCM.253Case Studies in Supply Chain Financial Analysis3
SCM.259Business Writing for Supply Chain Management3
Strategy Focus
SCM.261[J]Case Studies in Logistics and Supply Chain Management9
or 15.769 Operations Strategy
SCM.262Leading Global Teams6
SCM.263Advanced Writing Workshop for SCM3
SCM.267Global Supply Chain Applications3
Thesis Requirement
A Master's thesis, presentation and executive summary of the thesis are required.
SCM.THGGraduate Thesis12
Total Units90