M.S. in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Worldwide Embry-Riddle Masters Logistics Supply Chain ManagementGlobalization is affecting almost every aspect of the world’s economy – and the world’s economy is sustained by global logistics and supply chain management. As a result, the demand for qualified logistics and supply chain professionals is higher than ever. Competition is fierce for the most prominent positions.

The right education can distinguish you from other professionals in your field and make you more marketable in both the public and private sectors.

A Master of Science degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management will benefit you even more by providing you with:

  • An excellent foundation for professional certification as a Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) offered by the Association for Operations Management or APICS; Certified Professional Logistics (CPL) certification program offered by the International Society of Logistics (SOLE); and Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) offered by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM). The certification process for the above can be found on each organization’s website, and it involves taking exams on different topics and may also require a minimum number of years of professional experience.
  • A career that pays very well. According to 2014 salary survey by Institute for Supply Management (ISM), average salary of supply managers with a master's degree was $121,475 compared to $98,079 for those with bachelor’s degree. Source: ISM's 2014 Salary Survey

Prerequisite Knowledge

Subject knowledge for a specific graduate course must be satisfied before enrollment in that course is permitted. Students may enroll in graduate level courses only if they meet prerequisite knowledge requirements. Graduate level prerequisite courses taken with ERAU must be completed with a grade of B or better.

Applicants for admission to the Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management program are required to meet prerequisite knowledge in the following areas:

  • Management
  • Accounting Methods
  • Finance
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Economics

Students should assume responsibility to see that prerequisites are satisfied. However, students who still lack prerequisite knowledge in one of the following areas may be required to register for BUSW 500. The prerequisite subject knowledge for a graduate course must be satisfied before enrollment in that specific course is permitted. Students may enroll in other graduate level courses as they meet any specific prerequisite knowledge required.

The prerequisite knowledge can be validated through one of the following:

  1. Completed an undergraduate or graduate course in each of the specific subject areas and upon validation of the course from an official transcript; -OR-
  2. Completed a course listed in either the National or ACE Guide for which academic credit in one of the specific subject areas is recommended; -OR-
  3. Received at least the minimum recommended score on a CLEP, DANTES, PEP, etc. exam in each of the subject areas as required; -OR-
  4. Satisfactorily completed BUSW 500.


Other Program Information:
As part of the Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management program, students will take a comprehensive exam in LGMT 691, Logistics and Supply Chain Management Capstone Course.  The exam will test students’ knowledge of courses from the MS in LSCM program.

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
Core/Major

LGMT 536Purchasing for Logistics and Supply Chain Managers3
LGMT 636Transportation Management3
LGMT 682Integrated Logistics Management3
LGMT 683Supply Chain Management3
LGMT 685Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management3
LGMT 691Logistics and Supply Chain Management Capstone3
MGMT 524Management Science3
MGMT 651Production and Procurement in the Aviation and Aerospace Industry3
Total Credits24

Electives

Electives:6
Select six credit hours from the following list of courses:

MBAA 514, MBAA 517, MBAA 518, MBAA 522, MBAA 523, MBAA 604, MBAA 611, MBAA 612, MGMT 532, MGMT 533, MGMT 535MGMT 652, MGMT 671, MGMT 672, MGMT 673, MGMT 665, MMIS 561LGMT 680

Total Degree Requirements30