The M.S. in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at Embry-Riddle equips its graduates with the tools and knowledge essential to effectively and efficiently manage a supply chain — including sourcing and procurement, conversion, and all logistics management activities — or for furthering your current role in the industry. Logistics and supply chain managers work for varied companies that include air cargo, parcel delivery, warehousing, distribution, transportation, manufacturing, and large-scale retailers.
ERAU’s program also prepares graduates for certification as a Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) offered by the Association for Operations Management (APICS), Certified Professional Logistics (CPL) certification program offered by the International Society of Logistics (SOLE), and the Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) offered by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).
And professionals with advanced degrees in the field tend to have higher salaries. According to a 2013 salary survey by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM), average salary of supply managers with a master's degree was $128,127, compared to $95,931 for those with bachelor’s degrees.
As part of the Worldwide Campus, students’ educational opportunities include over 130 Worldwide locations, or studying online in their own home on their own schedule.
Moving products and materials from point A to point B isn’t as easy as it once was. Globalization has dramatically affected the way companies do business, and qualified professionals are in demand in the logistics and supply chain management field. Consumers want products faster, and the marketplace is under pressure to meet those demands.
At ERAU’s Worldwide & Online Campus, students get an education to distinguish them from other professionals in their field and make them more marketable in both the public and private sectors. The M.S. in Logistics and Supply Chain Management program prepares students for management positions in government, military, and the private sector.
Areas of study include acquisition, sustainability, integrated logistics, collaborative supply chains, performance measurement, risk management, and process optimization.
The master’s program prepares students to:
Globalization is affecting almost every aspect of the world’s economy – and the world’s economy is sustained by global logistics and supply chain management. As a result, the demand for qualified logistics and supply chain professionals is higher than ever. Competition is fierce for the most prominent positions.
The right education can distinguish you from other professionals in your field and make you more marketable in both the public and private sectors.
A Master of Science degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management will benefit you even more by providing you with:
Subject knowledge for a specific graduate course must be satisfied before enrollment in that course is permitted. Students may enroll in graduate level courses only if they meet prerequisite knowledge requirements. Graduate level prerequisite courses taken with ERAU must be completed with a grade of B or better.
Applicants for admission to the Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management program are required to meet prerequisite knowledge in the following areas:
Students should assume responsibility to see that prerequisites are satisfied. However, students who still lack prerequisite knowledge in one of the following areas may be required to register for BUSW 500. The prerequisite subject knowledge for a graduate course must be satisfied before enrollment in that specific course is permitted. Students may enroll in other graduate level courses as they meet any specific prerequisite knowledge required.
The prerequisite knowledge can be validated through one of the following:
|LGMT 536||Purchasing for Logistics and Supply Chain Managers||3|
|LGMT 636||Transportation Management||3|
|LGMT 682||Integrated Logistics Management||3|
|LGMT 683||Supply Chain Management||3|
|LGMT 685||Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management||3|
|LGMT 691||Logistics and Supply Chain Management Capstone||3|
|MGMT 524||Management Science||3|
|MGMT 651||Production and Procurement in the Aviation and Aerospace Industry||3|
|Select six credit hours from the following list of courses:|
MBAA 514, MBAA 517, MBAA 518, MBAA 522, MBAA 523, MBAA 604, MBAA 611, MBAA 612, MGMT 532, MGMT 533, MGMT 535, MGMT 652, MGMT 671, MGMT 672, MGMT 673, MGMT 665, MMIS 561, TMGT 555, LGMT 680
|Total Degree Requirements||30|
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Forbes says that says the logistics business will be looking to fill about 1.4 million jobs, or roughly 270,000 per year, by 2018.