Management Degrees Offered—Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with specialization in Supply Chain and Information Systems (SC&IS); MBA with a concentration in Supply Chain Management (SCM); Master of Professional Studies in Supply Chain Management (MPS/SCM)
Program YTD—Smeal College of Business’s Supply Chain and Information Systems department was established in 2002; business logistics program available since 1964.
Number of Courses Offered—The undergraduate supply chain major provides six courses (18 credit hours); The MBA program provides four courses (12 credit hours); The MPS/SCM AACSB program provides 10 courses (30 credit hours)
Average Number of Courses Required to Earn Minimum Certification— Undergraduate supply chain majors are required to take six courses (18 credit hours) in supply chain management; The MPS/SCM AACSB program is a 30-credit, two-year online degree program which requires a minimum of five years of industry experience to enroll.
Average Enrollment Rate—500+ including third-year and fourth-year undergraduates (approximately 225-250 per third-year and fourth-year class)
General Enrollment Requirements Specific to the Supply Chain and Information Systems Department—Smeal College of Business admission requirements are based on cumulative GPA and undergraduate prerequisites; requirements include resume, two essays, two recommendations, transcripts, GMAT and English language exams and a required invitational interview via Webcam, phone, or in-person.
H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
Engineering Degrees Offered—Master of Science in Supply Chain Engineering (MSSCE); Executive Master of Science in International Logistics & Supply Chain Strategy (EMIL-SCS); Master of Science in Industrial Engineering (MSIE)
Program YTD—The Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE) was originally established as a program at Georgia Tech in 1924 and became a school in 1945.
Average Enrollment Rate—The Stewart School has 1,187 undergraduate students; 264 Master’s; and 164 PhD’s.
Average Requirements to Earn Minimum Certification— The MSSCE one-year graduate program requires eight courses to earn degree; The EMIL-SCS includes five two-week global residences over a period of 18 months and requires a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and an accrued minimum of five years post-graduate business or military experience; the Master of Science in Industrial Engineering (MSIE) requires 30 credit hours within the manufacturing and logistics track.
Fisher College of Business, Ohio State University
Management Degrees Offered Specific to Supply Chain—Undergraduate program with a specialization in Logistics; MBA with concentration in Operations and Logistics Management; Master in Business Logistics Engineering (MBLE)
Program YTD—Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business was established in 1916 and has offered supply chain enablement education since 1937.
Program/Coursework Requirements— Approximately five courses required at undergraduate level to earn Bachelor’s degree in specialty concentration; Applicants for the full-time MBA program majoring in Operations and Logistics Management are required to take 24 credit hours; Approximately 15 courses, three electives and attendance to a series of seminars offered in the College of Engineering’s Integrated Systems Engineering are required for the MBLE program.
Average Enrollment Rate—250 students per year in undergraduate program; 150 students per year
General Enrollment Requirements— Acceptance to the undergraduate program with specialization is dependent upon the available enrollment capacity, size, quality of applicant and other factors; Applicants for the full time MBA program is contingent upon successful completion of the Kroll background verification, academic record, test scores, resume, letters of recommendation and more; Applicants for the MBLE degree program must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, statement of purpose, test scores, resume, academic credentials and transcripts and more.