In DePaul’s MS in Supply Chain Management degree program,
you will gain the leadership and technical skills necessary to manage supply
chains. The program will provide you
with a broad-based knowledge of sourcing, procurement, transportation,
warehousing, production and distribution.
You will have the flexibility to choose a focus, such as operations management, marketing, strategy, or risk and decision making involving supply chains. Professionals in the supply chain industry who aspire to leadership roles will especially benefit from this degree.
In this degree program, you will learn to:
- Critically evaluate supply chain design and potential
- Use qualitative and quantitative techniques to model complex
supply chain phenomena.
- Deliver meaningful analyses and solutions that can be
understood easily by a variety of audiences.
- Recognize global practices and identify regional
differences, as well as understand the interconnectedness and interdependencies
of global supply chain management.
- Make socially conscious supply chain decisions that consider
the global availability of resources.
The program also leverages its location in Chicago, a major
transportation and distribution hub, and the business school’s connections to
supply chain management organizations to provide students with practical
learning experiences and career connections.
Graduates of the MS in Supply Chain Management will be on
the career track for positions that include operations manager, purchasing
manager, transportation manager, transportation planner, storage and
distribution manager, purchasing agent, logistician, logistics analyst and risk
management specialists, among others. Supply chain manager is listed by the
Department of Labor as a “Bright Outlook” occupation that is “expected to grow
rapidly in the next several years, will need large numbers of new job openings,
or are new and emerging occupations.”