Master's Degrees in Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management Program

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

The Master of Applied Science in Supply Chain Management degree is an intensive, 10-month residential program requiring 90 units of graduate subjects.  Students complete at least 81 units of required and elective subjects and complete a 9-unit capstone project. The subject requirements for this program are described below.

Subject Requirements1

Fall Required Subjects
SCM.250Analytical Methods for Supply Chain Management6
SCM.259Business Writing for Supply Chain Management3
SCM.260[J]Logistics Systems12
SCM.264Databases and Data Analysis for Supply Chain Management6
SCM.280Supply Chain Communications Workshop1
SCM.800Capstone Project in Supply Chain Management3
IAP Required Subjects
SCM.262Leading Global Teams4
SCM.282Supply Chain Leadership Workshop3
SCM.254Introduction to Programming and Data Analysis in Python3
or SCM.272 Supply Chain Specialty Workshop
Spring Required Subjects
SCM.263Advanced Writing Workshop for SCM3
SCM.268Data Science for Supply Chain Management6
SCM.270Current Challenges in Supply Chain Management3
SCM.281Supply Chain Public Speaking Workshop1
SCM.295Supply Chain Study Trek3
SCM.800Capstone Project in Supply Chain Management6
Finance Choices
Select one of the following:9
Economic Analysis for Business Decisions
Managerial Finance
Cost Analysis and Accounting for the Manager, Entrepreneur, and Investor
Supply Chain Financial Analysis
and Case Studies in Supply Chain Financial Analysis
Required Electives
From the list of electives, select 6 units in each of the following categories:
SCM Electives6
Analysis Electives6
Management Electives6
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.
SCM Electives
SCM.261[J]Case Studies in Logistics and Supply Chain Management9
SCM.265[J]Global Supply Chain Management6
SCM.266Freight Transportation6
SCM.267Global Supply Chain Applications3
SCM.283Humanitarian Logistics6
SCM.284Humanitarian Logistics Project12
SCM.290Sustainable Supply Chain Management6
Analysis Electives
1.200[J]Transportation Systems Analysis: Performance and Optimization12
15.093[J]Optimization Methods12
15.764[J]The Theory of Operations Management12
15.774The Analytics of Operations Management12
15.871Introduction to System Dynamics6
15.872System Dynamics II6
IDS.145[J]Data Mining: Finding the Models and Predictions that Create Value6
IDS.147[J]Statistical Learning and Data Mining12
IDS.330Real Options for Product and Systems Design6
IDS.333Risk and Decision Analysis6
IDS.338[J]Multidisciplinary System Design Optimization12
Management Electives
15.762[J]Supply Chain Planning6
15.763[J]Manufacturing System and Supply Chain Design6
15.768Management of Services: Concepts, Design, and Delivery9
15.769Operations Strategy9
15.784Operations Laboratory9
 

Supply Chain Management Program

Master of Engineering in Supply Chain Management (Residential Program)

The Master of Engineering in Supply Chain Management degree is an intensive, 10-month residential program requiring 90 units of graduate subjects. Students complete at least 78 units of required and elective subjects, and complete a 12-unit thesis. The subject requirements for this program are described below.

Subject Requirements1

Fall Required Subjects
SCM.250Analytical Methods for Supply Chain Management6
SCM.260[J]Logistics Systems12
SCM.264Databases and Data Analysis for Supply Chain Management6
SCM.280Supply Chain Communications Workshop1
SCM.THGGraduate Thesis3
IAP Required Subjects
SCM.262Leading Global Teams4
SCM.282Supply Chain Leadership Workshop3
SCM.254Introduction to Programming and Data Analysis in Python3
or SCM.272 Supply Chain Specialty Workshop
Spring Required Subjects
SCM.263Advanced Writing Workshop for SCM3
SCM.268Data Science for Supply Chain Management6
SCM.270Current Challenges in Supply Chain Management3
SCM.281Supply Chain Public Speaking Workshop1
SCM.295Supply Chain Study Trek3
SCM.THGGraduate Thesis9
Finance Choices
Select one of the following:9
Economic Analysis for Business Decisions
Managerial Finance
Cost Analysis and Accounting for the Manager, Entrepreneur, and Investor
Supply Chain Financial Analysis
and Case Studies in Supply Chain Financial Analysis
Required Electives
From the list of electives, select 6 units in each of the following categories:
SCM Electives6
Analysis Electives6
Management Electives6
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.
SCM Electives
SCM.261[J]Case Studies in Logistics and Supply Chain Management9
SCM.265[J]Global Supply Chain Management6
SCM.266Freight Transportation6
SCM.267Global Supply Chain Applications3
SCM.283Humanitarian Logistics6
SCM.284Humanitarian Logistics Project12
SCM.290Sustainable Supply Chain Management6
Analysis Electives
1.200[J]Transportation Systems Analysis: Performance and Optimization12
15.093[J]Optimization Methods12
15.764[J]The Theory of Operations Management12
15.774The Analytics of Operations Management12
15.871Introduction to System Dynamics6
15.872System Dynamics II6
IDS.145[J]Data Mining: Finding the Models and Predictions that Create Value6
IDS.147[J]Statistical Learning and Data Mining12
IDS.330Real Options for Product and Systems Design6
IDS.333Risk and Decision Analysis6
IDS.338[J]Multidisciplinary System Design Optimization12
Management Electives
15.762[J]Supply Chain Planning6
15.763[J]Manufacturing System and Supply Chain Design6
15.768Management of Services: Concepts, Design, and Delivery9
15.769Operations Strategy9
15.784Operations Laboratory9
 

Supply Chain Management Program

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

The Master of Applied Science in Supply Chain Management degree is an intensive, five-month blended program requiring 90 units of graduate subjects. The MASc degree is only available to students who have successfully completed the MITx MicroMasters credential in Supply Chain Management. Students receive 42 units of advance standing credit for completion of the MicroMasters Credential, complete at least 39 units of required and elective subjects, and complete a 9-unit capstone project. The subject requirements for this program are described below.

Subject Requirements

Students receive advanced standing credit for completion of the MicroMasters Credential, which constitutes the first semester of the program.
SCM.500Studies in Supply Chain Management42
Students complete the following subjects in residence, constituting the second semester of the program.
IAP Required Subjects
SCM.254Introduction to Programming and Data Analysis in Python3
or SCM.272 Supply Chain Specialty Workshop
SCM.259Business Writing for Supply Chain Management3
SCM.262Leading Global Teams4
SCM.280Supply Chain Communications Workshop1
SCM.282Supply Chain Leadership Workshop3
Spring Required Subjects
SCM.253Case Studies in Supply Chain Financial Analysis3
SCM.263Advanced Writing Workshop for SCM3
SCM.270Current Challenges in Supply Chain Management3
SCM.281Supply Chain Public Speaking Workshop1
SCM.295Supply Chain Study Trek3
Capstone Requirement
A capstone report, presentation, and executive summary of the project are required.
SCM.800Capstone Project in Supply Chain Management9
Required Electives
From the list of electives, select subjects in each of the following categories:
SCM Electives6
Analysis Electives6
Total Units90

Electives

The subjects listed below are recommended. Students may select other subjects with the approval of the advisor.
SCM Electives
SCM.261[J]Case Studies in Logistics and Supply Chain Management9
SCM.266Freight Transportation6
SCM.267Global Supply Chain Applications3
SCM.283Humanitarian Logistics6
SCM.284Humanitarian Logistics Project12
SCM.290Sustainable Supply Chain Management6
Analysis Electives
15.764[J]The Theory of Operations Management12
15.871Introduction to System Dynamics6
15.872System Dynamics II6
IDS.145[J]Data Mining: Finding the Models and Predictions that Create Value6
IDS.147[J]Statistical Learning and Data Mining12
IDS.330Real Options for Product and Systems Design6
IDS.338[J]Multidisciplinary System Design Optimization12
Management Electives
15.762[J]Supply Chain Planning6
15.763[J]Manufacturing System and Supply Chain Design6
15.768Management of Services: Concepts, Design, and Delivery9
15.769Operations Strategy9
15.784Operations Laboratory9
 

Supply Chain Management Program

Master of Engineering in Supply Chain Management (Blended Program)

The Master of Engineering in Supply Chain Management degree is an intensive, five-month blended program requiring 90 units of graduate subjects. The MEng degree is only available to students who have successfully completed the MITx MicroMasters credential in Supply Chain Management. Students receive 42 units of advance standing credit for completion of the MicroMasters Credential, complete at least 36 units of required and elective subjects, and complete a 12-unit thesis. The subject requirements for this program are described below.

Subject Requirements

Students receive advanced standing credit for completion of the MicroMasters Credential, which constitutes the first semester of the program.
SCM.500Studies in Supply Chain Management42
Students complete the following subjects in residence, constituting the second semester of the program.
IAP Required Subjects
SCM.254Introduction to Programming and Data Analysis in Python3
or SCM.272 Supply Chain Specialty Workshop
SCM.259Business Writing for Supply Chain Management3
SCM.262Leading Global Teams4
SCM.280Supply Chain Communications Workshop1
SCM.282Supply Chain Leadership Workshop3
Spring Required Subjects
SCM.253Case Studies in Supply Chain Financial Analysis3
SCM.263Advanced Writing Workshop for SCM3
SCM.270Current Challenges in Supply Chain Management3
SCM.281Supply Chain Public Speaking Workshop1
SCM.295Supply Chain Study Trek3
Thesis Requirement
A master's thesis, presentation, and executive summary of the thesis are required.
SCM.THGGraduate Thesis12
Required Electives
From the list of electives, select subjects in each of the following categories:
SCM Electives6
Analysis Electives3
Total Units90

Electives

The subjects listed below are recommended. Students may select other subjects with the approval of the advisor.
SCM Electives
SCM.261[J]Case Studies in Logistics and Supply Chain Management9
SCM.266Freight Transportation6
SCM.267Global Supply Chain Applications3
SCM.283Humanitarian Logistics6
SCM.284Humanitarian Logistics Project12
SCM.290Sustainable Supply Chain Management6
Analysis Electives
15.764[J]The Theory of Operations Management12
15.871Introduction to System Dynamics6
15.872System Dynamics II6
IDS.145[J]Data Mining: Finding the Models and Predictions that Create Value6
IDS.147[J]Statistical Learning and Data Mining12
IDS.330Real Options for Product and Systems Design6
IDS.338[J]Multidisciplinary System Design Optimization12
Management Electives
15.762[J]Supply Chain Planning6
15.763[J]Manufacturing System and Supply Chain Design6
15.768Management of Services: Concepts, Design, and Delivery9
15.769Operations Strategy9
15.784Operations Laboratory9