The Master of Professional Studies in Supply Chain Management curriculum develops a student's mastery of knowledge, problem-solving competencies, and leadership skills that are critical to leading business transformation through integrated supply chain planning and execution. At the Penn State Smeal College of Business we emphasize problem-based learning coupled with integrative, collaborative learning experiences to develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities for effective supply chain management.
Our curriculum is delivered online so that working professionals may complete a degree as a part-time student working off-campus on his or her own time. The following is a typical plan of study for the degree program.
Our curriculum is undergoing revision for the 2016-2017 academic year. Details will be posted soon.
|Fall||Supply Chain Management*||4 credits||SCM 800|
|Fall||Business Ethics*||1 credit|
||4 credits||SCM 820|
|Spring||Supply Chain Finance*
||1 credit||SCM 597E|
|Summer||Transportation and Distribution*
||2 credits||SCM 597F|
BA 597D will also be offered in the Summer
*Because the 12-credit Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management consists of the first courses of the master's program (indicated by an asterisk*), you may also apply for the certificate if you would like to add this quality credential to your transcript even before you complete the full master’s.
|July||Supply Chain Analysis||3 credits, includes 4-day residency||SCM 530|
|Fall||Strategic Manufacturing and Service Operations||4 credits||SCM 897c|
|Fall||Professional Paper||1 credit||SCM 594|
|Spring||Supply Chain Design and Strategy||4 credits||SCM 850|
|Spring||Professional Paper (Continued)||1 credit||SCM 594|
|Summer||Supply Chain Transformation and Innovation||4 credits||SCM 860|
|Summer||Professional Paper (Continued)||1 credit||SCM 594|