Supply chain management professional

Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Supply Chain Management Online


Learn high-demand skills such as how to develop supply chain solutions to acquire, produce and deliver goods and services domestically and worldwide while growing as a leader.

Next Apply Date: 6/18/24
Next Class Start Date: 7/2/24
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Next Apply Date: 6/18/24
Next Class Start Date: 7/2/24

Program Overview


Unlock your potential with a supply chain management degree

Drive businesses toward becoming more productive and efficient when you earn this 100% online Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Supply Chain Management degree. You will gain high-demand knowledge—such as how to develop supply chain solutions to acquire, produce and deliver goods and services domestically and worldwide—while building confidence in making critical leadership decisions.

Fast-paced and dynamic, the supply chain field needs professionals who can think quickly and efficiently. Our industry-specific curriculum challenges you to identify the relationships and logistics between transportation, physical distribution and carrier management while also examining the organized movement of goods between international firms. This AACSB-accredited master’s in supply chain management puts you on the path for unlimited victories in a vital, booming trade.

Through core business curriculum that emphasizes ethical leadership, international business, enterprising technology, decision-making methods and social responsibility, you will build the acumen essential to any organization’s success. In addition to supply chain management-focused requirements, our master’s-level courses in accounting, managerial economics, project management and business analytics will help you surge to the next level in your career.

In this 100% online MBA with a Concentration in Supply Chain Management program, you will learn how to:

  • Effectively manage logistics, warehousing and other supply chain components using the elements comprising development strategies
  • Hone strategic and analytical skills to identify business problems and design/implement solutions for those challenges
  • Develop a broad understanding of a business to better facilitate communication and decision-making within any organization
  • Utilize tools and knowledge to facilitate change within an organization and adapt to dynamic business environments
  • Effectively manage logistics, warehousing and other supply chain components using the elements comprising development strategies
  • Hone strategic and analytical skills to identify business problems and design/implement solutions for those challenges
  • Develop a broad understanding of a business to better facilitate communication and decision-making within any organization
  • Utilize tools and knowledge to facilitate change within an organization and adapt to dynamic business environments

As a graduate of this MBA program, you will be prepared for advancement into roles such as:

  • Operations Manager
  • Procurement Officer
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Manager
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Analyst/Specialist
  • Chief Operations Officer
  • Operations Manager
  • Procurement Officer
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Manager
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Analyst/Specialist
  • Chief Operations Officer

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A-State offers a variety of MBA programs in a convenient online format. Explore our full range of online MBA programs.

Total Tuition: $16,962
Program Duration: As few as 12 months
Credit Hours 33

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Tuition


Pay for your online supply chain management degree by the course

Our online MBA with a Concentration in Supply Chain Management program offers the same affordable tuition to all U.S. residents. All fees are included.

Tuition breakdown:

Per Credit Hour: $514
Total Tuition: $16,962

Calendar


Dates and deadlines to keep in mind

Ideal for working professionals, Arkansas State online programs are delivered in an accelerated format with multiple start dates each year.

Please note Summer 1 and Summer 2 terms are 5 weeks in duration for this program.

TermProgram Start DateApplication DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlinePayment DueLast Class Day
Summer 15/28/245/14/245/17/245/23/245/24/246/27/24
Summer 27/2/246/18/246/21/246/27/246/28/248/1/24
Fall 18/20/248/5/248/9/248/15/248/16/2410/4/24
Fall 210/14/249/30/2410/4/2410/10/2410/11/2412/6/24

Now enrolling:

Next Apply Date 6/18/24
Start Class 7/2/24

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Admissions


Review the details for admission to A-State

A-State Online offers a streamlined admission process to help you get started quickly and easily. To be admitted to the MBA online program, you must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.

Admission Requirements:

  • Online application
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Cumulative GPA 2.5

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA or a 2.75 in the last 60 hours (undergraduate, graduate or combination thereof) or graduate or post-baccalaureate professional degree from a regionally accredited (U.S.) institution
  • If you have lower than a 2.5 cumulative GPA and less than a 2.75 in the last 60 hours, you may still apply for consideration for admittance by including a statement of purpose as part of the application. Please contact an Enrollment Services representative at 866-621-8096 for more information.

Note: If you are admitted and have less than a 2.75 cumulative GPA and less than a 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours, you must make a grade of B or better in each course during the first 6 hours of graduate work at Arkansas State University as part of a conditional admission status. Additionally, you will only be allowed to enroll in one course (or 3 graduate hours) per 7-week session for the first two sessions.

Application submission requirements:

  • Complete online application
  • Submit a nonrefundable $30 fee.
  • Have official transcript(s) sent from the registrar of the college/university attended. Official transcripts are sealed transcripts sent from the granting institution.

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Courses


The topics you'll study in our online MBA – Supply Chain Management courses

To graduate from the Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Supply Chain Management online program, you must complete a total of 33 credit hours. Required coursework includes eight core courses (for a total of 24 credit hours), two supply chain required course (for a total of six credit hours), and one business elective (for a total of three credit hours).

Visit the Course Registration page to view the course schedule for this degree.

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The course is an introduction to the concepts of cost analysis and management control with a focus on the application of the conceptual framework of financial and managerial accounting to practical situations.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This is a complete survey of price theory as applied to business decision-making and a summary of public policy toward business.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course examines organization, policy, administration, institutions, and instruments involved in financing the modern business corporation. Quantitative financial relations are measured and expressed. Financial plans are prepared for corporations in different industries and in different stages of the business cycle. Financial management appraised and business judgment developed through short problem and case methods.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course introduces MBA students to the basic tools in using data to make informed management decisions. This course presents a normative approach to making decisions in one’s personal and professional life. It covers optimization, linear programming, simulation, business modeling, data mining and business intelligence.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The course focuses on the essentials of core business functions with an emphasis on integrating applied business statistics, economics, financial accounting, and corporate finance. This course ensures that students have the required business acumen to succeed in the graduate business core.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course examines the practice and principles of project management. Topics include identifying and selecting projects, developing project proposals, sequencing workflows, estimating project duration, and budgeting.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This is an integrated capstone course focusing on the role of management in crafting and implementing strategy to achieve fit between an organization and its environment. An action-based approach involves student teams in developing and presenting strategic plans for public, private, profit and not for profit organizations.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course examines the concepts and processes for gaining competitive advantage in the marketplace. Students will investigate and develop strategies relating to the escalating importance of providing customer satisfaction, responses to diversity in the marketplace, development of new products, and recognition of the challenges from global competition.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course features a comprehensive study of the logistics functions of the business identifying the relationships of transportation, physical distribution, and carrier management to firms operating in a dynamic business environment.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course includes a systematic review of concepts involved in supply chain management, with emphasis on the selection of service suppliers, the organized movement of goods between firms in more than one nation, and the unique aspects of international logistics processes.

Students must complete one of the following 3-credit courses.

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course features study of logistics operations and management techniques applied to warehousing/distribution center operations, purchasing and operation of transportation services, and logistics personnel management.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course addresses the strategic and operational aspects of purchasing functions in private and public organizations. Emphasis will be placed on the development and evaluation of suppliers.

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