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Master of Science in Supply Chain Management (MSSCM)

The Master of Science in Supply Chain Management's 14-18 course curriculum prepares you to be a responsible leader in the supply chain field. Our Advisory Committee, made up of industry leaders from McDonalds, Sam's Club, Baxter, Walgreens, Ashley Furniture, Fellows, and Wirtz Beverage, make sure students have access to relevant, real-world issues and experiences to enhance your education and your portfolio.

Prerequisite Course Requirement
Waived if student has completed undergraduate calculus with a "B" or higher.

ISOM 400 Quantitative Methods (Prerequisite for ECON 420)

A. Fundamental Core (6 courses)
Fundamental core courses are the building blocks for solid business education. Qualifying students may be granted a waiver of up to four of the fundamental core courses. Course waivers are based upon academic work completed in the last 7 years with students earning 2 grades of "B" or higher within a discipline.

ACCT 400 Financial Accounting
MARK 460 Marketing Management
ISOM 491  Managerial Statistics
FINC 450 Financial Management 
ECON 420 Managerial Economics
OPMG 480 Operations Management

B. Ethics (1 course)
This course cannot be waived.

MGMT 441 Business Ethics

C. Supply Chain Management Required Courses (4 courses)

OPMG 486 Global Logistics
OPMG 487 Purchasing Management
OPMG 488 Inventory Management
OPMG 489 Supply Chain Analysis

D. Supply Chain Management Electives (3 courses)

OPMG 481 Performance Improvement in Business Processes
OPMG 482 Operations Management for Competitive Advantage
OPMG 483 Management of Service Operations
ISOM 484 Project Management
INFS 492 Database Management Systems
INFS 493 Strategic Uses of IT
INFS 494 Data Mining
INFS 495 Forecasting and Demand Management
INFS 796 Data Warehousing
INFS 799 Special Topics-Managing Innovation
FINC 620 Financial Mathematics and Modeling

E. General Electives (Select 1 upper level graduate business course)

F. Strategy and Leadership Electives (2 courses)

MGMT 573 Business Strategy
MGMT 574 Corporate Strategy
MGMT 430 Strategy and Leadership
MGMT 481 Entrepreneurship

G. Supply Chain Management Capstone Course (1 course)
All courses in Section C must be completed prior to or concurrently with OPMG 589.

OPMG 589. Supply Chain Capstone


Loyola's Quinlan School of Business invites you to join us at our downtown Chicago Water Tower campus for an Open House or Information Session.  Please contact us with any questions you may have about the supply chain management courses.


Quinlan School of Business · Graduate Programs Office
1 E Pearson St, Maguire Hall 204 · Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312.915.6124 · quinlangrad@luc.edu

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