Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (MLSCM)
- Accredited, Affordable, Convenient
- Rapid Completion, 30-hour program
- 40+ years delivering logistics/supply chain education
Why choose a master’s degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at Georgia College?
- Georgia College is home to the State of Georgia’s oldest logistics program (40+ years) and has recently updated the curriculum and expanded the flexibility of this program to meet the increased demand for logistics education in the state by introducing an online program.
- By 2016, the U.S. will need a million more logistics workers but will be 800,000 short, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Beyond the million-plus jobs in the U.S., there are vast opportunities within this industry as logistics growth in Georgia is expected to outpace the national average by 5% and will triple the Southeast average.
- Logistics is a $15-billion industry in Georgia and has been identified as a “solid cornerstone of Georgia’s competiveness” (Georgia Trend 2013).
- Nationally, the U.S. Department of Labor estimates that logistics jobs will increase by 25.5% (27,800 jobs) from 2010 to 2020 but there will be a shortage of qualified logistics workers by 2016.
- For those interested in advancing a long-term career in this rapidly growing industry, the Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management degree at Georgia College will provide the tools for individuals to be competitive in this high-growth job market.
- In addition, a master’s degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management can mean a 17% increase in salary over a bachelor’s degree (2011 DC Velocity Salary Survey).
Required Foundation Course
LOGS 6634 Supply Chain Management Strategy
LOGS 6647 Logistics Processes & Management
LOGS 6649 Logistics Quantitative Methods
LOGS 6650 Purchasing & Materials Management
LOGS 6653 International Trade & the Logistics Environment
LOGS 6654 Distribution & Inventory Control
LOGS 6690 Supply Chain/Logistics Leadership
LENB 6960 Commercial Law, Regulation, and Corporate Social Responsibility
MGMT 6970 Strategic Operations Management
MMIS 6393 Information Technology Project Management
Total: 30 Semester Hours
The MLSCM is a cohort-based program with two courses offered each semester in the following lock-step sequence:
Term 1: LOGS 6647 and LOGS 6649
Term 2: LOGS 6650 and LOGS 6654
Term 3: LENB 6960 and MGMT 6970
Term 4: LOGS 6653 and MMIS 6393
Term 5: LOGS 6634 and LOGS 6690
A new cohort is accepted each fall semester.