MBA with a Specialization in Global Supply Chain Management

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Master's Advantage: Put your Degree to work sooner! 3 fewer courses and 6 fewer months equals over $6800 in savings

Master's Advantage

If you’ve earned an undergraduate degree in business, technology or a degree with a technology specialization you may be eligible to waive up to three courses (or nine credit hours). We call this our Master’s Advantage. With these course waivers1, you can earn your graduate degree with fewer courses, allowing you to put master’s degree to work for you even sooner.

What You'll Learn

The MBA Global Supply Chain Management Specialization from DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Business covers the following topics and subjects:

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    Management Theory and Practices

    Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of enterprise-wide functions relevant in the global economy.
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    Collaboration

    Work collaboratively in a team environment. Coordinate and share information to achieve a common goal.
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    Problem Solving

    Use business and management principles to problem-solve a variety of workplace challenges.
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    Technology

    Apply analytical tools and technology applications to develop analyses and solutions to address the needs of an organization and its stakeholders.
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    Operation Systems

    Evaluate and select an appropriate supply chain transportation strategy based upon factors such as product characteristics, cost, packaging and speed of delivery.
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    Strategic Procurement

    Demonstrate the benefits of key design features including supply chain member collaboration, synchronization and operational transparency to help mitigate supply chain dysfunction.
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    Risk Management

    Assess the probability and impact of potential risks and develop appropriate mitigation strategies.

Embedded Programs - Demonstrate Skills at Every Step

Looking to earn an additional credential? Now you can with our unique 2-in-1 design. Every course in our online Global Supply Chain Management certificate program is embedded within our MBA Global Supply Chain Management Specialization. Requesting this embedded option can allow you to obtain a graduate certificate on the way to your master's.


Accreditation Matters

Our MBA with a Specialization in Global Supply Chain Management is accredited* by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) www.acbsp.org.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of our MBA Global Supply Chain Management Specialization can consider, but are not limited to, the following careers:

  • Global Transportation Management

  • Industrial Production Management

  • Logistics Warehouse and or Distribution Management

  • Loss Prevention Management

  • Operations Analysis and Management

  • Procurement Sourcing Management

  • Purchasing Management

  • Supply Chain Operations Analysis or Management

Core Degree Courses

ACCT503 Financial Accounting: Managerial Use and Analysis
ECON545 Business Economics
FIN510 Corporate Finance
MGMT5912 Leadership and Organizational Behavior
MIS5403 Innovation Through Technology
MKTG525 Strategic Marketing

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HRM591 Strategic Human Resource Management
HRM587 Managing Organizational Change
HRM595 Negotiation Skills

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INTL5002 Global Perspectives for International Business
FIN565 International Finance
HRM584 Managing International Human Resources

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MGMT520 Legal, Political and Ethical Dimensions of Business
MGMT550 Managerial Communication

Program-Specific Courses

GSCM5202 Essentials in Global Supply Chain Management
GSCM5302 Global Supply Chain Resource Planning and Management
GSCM5402 Relationship Management, Procurement and Sourcing Strategy

General Degree Courses

ACCT5002,3 Essentials in Accounting, Finance and Economics
MATH5343 Applied Managerial Statistics
MGMT5013 Organizational Structures and Business Processes

Capstone

MGMT601 MBA Capstone

2Earn your master’s and get a graduate certificate along the way. These six courses make up the Global Supply Chain Management Graduate Certificate, which is embedded in this program, allowing you to leave with two credentials in one.
3Students who hold an undergraduate business degree, a technology degree or a degree with a technology specialization may be eligible to waive up to three courses (nine credit hours). Students with undergraduate degrees in other disciplines may also be eligible to waive select courses upon review of their undergraduate transcript. Course waiver availability varies by location. For more information, please refer to the Course Waiver section of the Keller academic catalog.

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FAQs: MBA in Global Supply Chain Management


What is an MBA in Global Supply Chain Management?

An MBA in Global Supply Chain Management is a graduate-level business degree that aims to teach students about the complexities of the global supply chain. It covers topics such as shipping and logistics while still imparting a well-rounded set of business learnings that enhance the logistics components of the degree.


How long does it take to get an MBA in Global Supply Chain Management?

At DeVry, you can earn your Master's Degree in Business Administration with a Specialization in Global Supply Chain Management in as little as 2 years + 8 months**—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.


Is it hard to get an MBA in Global Supply Chain Management?

Earning an MBA in Global Supply Chain Management should be no more difficult than earning any other type of MBA. As with any degree program, allowing yourself a proper amount of study time can help make courses more manageable. At DeVry, all our courses are designed to provide you with learning opportunities that can be tackled within a realistic timeframe.


Is global supply chain management a good career to get into?

Global supply chain management can be an excellent career for people who are interested in the flow of goods across the globe. In particular, it can be an excellent option for those who are well organized and wish to help increase efficiency across an organization.



Programs vary by location. For specific program details for Pennsylvania, refer to:
Pennsylvania catalog
Coursework - MBA in Global Supply Chain Management for Pennsylvania residents
*Conferral and Assessment Data - Data Available for all of DeVry and Keller's ACBSP accredited programs. For a full list of DeVry University's business and accounting degree programs accredited by ACBSP, please see the Accreditation page.
1Eligibility and application of course waivers varies based on the type of course waiver credit earned, the student’s enrolled location and/or the student’s state of residence. For more information, please refer to the Course Waiver section of the Keller academic catalog.
All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.

**Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.