Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

Curriculum

Master of 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 (1)*Credits
ISOM 400: Quantitative Methods (Prerequisite for ECON 420) 0, P/NP
Fundamental Core (6)**Credits
ACCT 400: Financial Accounting 3
MARK 460: Marketing Management 3
ISOM 491: Managerial Statistics 3
FINC 450: Financial Management 3
ECON 420: Managerial Economics 3
OPMG 480: Operations Management 3
Ethics (1)***Credits 
MGMT 441: Business Ethics 3
Supply Chain Management Required Courses (4)  
OPMG 486: Global Logistics 3
OPMG 487: Purchasing Management 3
OPMG 488: Inventory Management 3
OPMG 489: Supply Chain Analysis 3
Supply Chain Management Electives (3)Credits
OPMG 481: Performance Improvement in Business Processes 3
OPMG 482: Operations Management for Competitive Advantage 3
OPMG 483: Management of Service Operations 3
ISOM 484: Project Management 3
INFS 492: Database Management Systems 3
INFS 493: Strategic Uses of IT 3
INFS 494: Data Mining 3
INFS 495: Forecasting and Demand Management  
INFS 796: Data Warehousing 3
INFS 799: Special Topics-Managing Innovation  
FINC 620: Financial Mathematics and Modeling 3
General ElectivesCredits
Select 1 upper level graduate business course  
Strategy and Leadership Electives (2)Credits 
MGMT 573: Business Strategy 3
MGMT 574: Corporate Strategy 3
MGMT 430: Strategy and Leadership 3
MGMT 481: Entrepreneurship 3
Supply Chain Management Capstone Course (1)****Credits 
OPMG 589: Supply Chain Capstone 3

* Waived if student has completed undergraduate calculus with a "B" or higher.

** 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.

*** This course cannot be waived

****All courses in this section must be completed prior to or concurrently with OPMG 589. 

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.