Increased competition from global competitors, the opening and closing of new markets, the need for sustainable business practices, the regulatory environment: any one of these examples of the complexity of the current economic environment is enough to make any business leader shudder. How can support vendors, service providers, customer concerns, product safety, and profit margins connect in a way that gets your product to the right consumer? This degree program, offered in collaboration with MITx MicroMasters® program in Supply Chain Management on the edX platform, brings together faculty from two of the world’s top three supply chain management programs in the country, providing the opportunity for admitted students to learn from some of the best in the field.
This online degree provides a thorough training in the technical elements of data and modelling, purchasing and procurement, and logistics to help graduates understand how to manage not just the flow of products, but also the processes that generate them. SCM is a discipline focused on data-driven changes that help an organization run more efficiently, infuses adaptability throughout the business operation, and has a high potential to bring sustainable business practices to the fore.
Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a four-year bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution, and have successfully completed the MITx MicroMasters® program in Supply Chain Management on edX with a cumulative score of 80% or above.
Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA (scale is 4.00 = “A”) in the last 60 hours of a student’s first bachelor’s degree program, or applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA (scale is 4.00 = “A”) in an applicable master’s degree program.
– Graduate admission application and application fee
– Official transcripts
– edX learner transcript
– 1 (one) Professional Letter of Recommendation
English Proficiency is satisfied by successful completion of the MITx MicroMasters® program in Supply Chain Management with a score of 80% or above in each course.
Prospective students will also be required to respond to a series of questions in essay format. Essays are focused on allowing the applicant to more clearly communicate their candidacy by showcasing parts of their employment history and experience that may otherwise be excluded from the review.
The letter of recommendation should comment on the student’s motivation, commitment, achievements, work experience and opportunity for success in the program.