MBA with a concentration in Supply Chain Management online

Apply By: 8/2/24
Start Class: 8/19/24
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Program Overview

Lead in business with an online supply chain management MBA

$13,950* Total Tuition
As few as 12 months Program Duration
30 Credit Hours

Prepare for a leadership role in the high-demand field of supply chain management. This AACSB-accredited online MBA in Supply Chain Management will train you to analyze and redesign logistics networks, examine the opportunities associated with breakthrough technologies, and use software for supply chain optimization. Supply disruptions recently caused trillion-dollar losses across multiple global industries. Now there is an increasing demand for supply chain specialists. Chart your course to leadership: Unravel the strategic power of supply chains and equip yourself for impactful decision-making in any business landscape.

Our forward-thinking faculty will also teach you to apply the Lean Six Sigma methodology to improve organizational efficiency, agility and effectiveness. The affordable online supply chain management MBA program features 100 percent online coursework, so you can fit studying into your professional schedule, and no GMAT is required for admission. Learn to assess the risks and opportunities in supply chains as well as how to improve your organization’s processes and the quality of its products or services.

This online MBA program can prepare you for supply chain management careers such as:

  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Logistics Manager
  • Sourcing and Procurement Manager
  • Solutions Architect
  • Production Manager

The Romain College of Business at the University of Southern Indiana is one of only 5 percent of business schools worldwide to earn this prestigious accreditation from The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

$13,950* Total Tuition
As few as 12 months Program Duration
30 Credit Hours

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Tuition

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USI is committed to providing an outstanding education that also is affordable. Tuition is structured to give our students the best value and flexibility.

Tuition Breakdown

$465* Per Credit Unit
$13,950* Total Tuition

For more information about tuition, fees and other costs, visit our Financial Aid Cost of Attendance page.

*Tuition applicable for current start dates and is subject to change. Any questions regarding tuition should be directed to the Bursar's Office. If you step out of the program, returning to the program may have different tuition and fees applied.

Application Fee

Application fee: $40

Active military service members and veterans receive an admission fee waiver. Simply apply online and select the "military waiver" option, then contact our office at 800-467-1965 so we may submit the proper forms to Graduate Studies.

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Financial Aid

The first step in applying for financial aid is to file your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Your FAFSA must be received by the federal processing center by April 15th each year to be considered for state financial aid as well as federal financial aid. USI's Federal School Code is 001808. You will need an FSA ID to electronically sign your FASFA. If you do not have an FSA ID, you may create one at StudentAid.gov.

Once you are admitted to the program and we receive your FAFSA, you can see the financial aid you qualify for and accept or decline your Direct Student Loan on your myUSI. For more information about tuition reimbursement or financial resources that may be available to you, visit our Student Financial Assistance page, access our Financial Aid FAQs, or contact us.

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Email: [email protected]

Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (CDT)

Tuition Breakdown:

$465* Per Credit Hour
$13,950* Total Tuition

Calendar

Fit the online MBA in Supply Chain Management into your schedule

Now is the time to start earning your MBA in Supply Chain Management online and take the fast track to a more successful career. USI provides you with the convenience of an accelerated application-to-start calendar.

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8/2/24 Next Application Due Date
8/19/24 Next Class Start Date
SessionCourse StartApplication DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration Deadline*Drop Date
Summer II6/24/246/7/246/14/246/21/24
Fall I8/19/248/2/248/9/248/16/248/29/24
Fall II10/21/2410/4/2410/11/2410/18/2410/31/24
Spring I1/13/2512/27/241/3/251/10/251/17/25
Spring II3/17/252/28/253/7/253/14/253/21/25
Summer I5/12/254/25/255/2/255/9/255/16/25
Summer II6/30/256/13/256/20/256/27/257/3/25

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8/2/24 Next Application Deadline
8/19/24 Start Classes

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Admissions

Here’s what you’ll need to get started

The University of Southern Indiana's online supply chain management MBA program has specific requirements that applicants must meet to enroll. Please read the admission guidelines to ensure you qualify.

  • Undergraduate Degree a completed bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • GPA minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • GMAC ESA, GMAT or GRE is optional

Applicants must meet the following criteria for admission to USI's online MBA degree program:

  • Completed bachelor's degree (minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5) from an institution accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) or a comparable association.
  • GMAT/GRE: Submission of GMAT/GRE scores is optional but not required for admission.
  • For foreign-born applicants whose native spoken language is not English, official scores for Test of English as a Foreign Language exams (TOEFL Minimum score: 550 (paper-based); 79 (internet-based), or IELTS (Minimum score: 6.5), must be submitted to Graduate Studies along with an application unless a bachelor’s or higher degree from a United States institution of higher education has been obtained.
  • Submit contact information for three professional references and upload an updated resume to the application account.
  • Submit the following documents via email to [email protected]:
    • Electronic Transcript(s): The School of Graduate Studies requires every degree seeking applicant to submit an official transcript from the institution at which the highest degree was earned. Applicants must submit unofficial transcript(s) from all other institutions attended. USI transcripts do not need to be requested.
    • Universities that are unable to send transcripts electronically can mail sealed transcripts to:

      USI Graduate Studies
      8600 University Blvd
      Evansville, IN 47712

Courses

Details on the Supply Chain Management MBA online courses

For the online MBA in Supply Chain Management program, you must complete 10 courses totaling 30 credit hours, including 21 credit hours of core courses and nine credit hours of concentration courses.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A highly interactive and experiential class focusing on the development of management and leadership skills. The class focuses on organizational behavior issues and on developing a student's professionalism in the following areas: oral, written, and interpersonal communication, group dynamics, team building, creative problem solving, information and communication technology, change management skills, and the roles of leaders in a dynamic work environment.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A study of management accounting and its use to aid in planning, controlling, and evaluating operations.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course explores alternative approaches to managing the resources (computers, networks, software, data and people) that organizations utilize in applying information technology (IT). It focuses on the role of the user-manager in identifying opportunities (and avoiding pitfalls), developing applications, and creatively using IT to improve personal and organizational performance.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A study of economic concepts and tools useful to managers of business firms. Topics include optimization, demand, production and costs, market structure, pricing behavior, risk analysis, benefit cost analysis, estimation of economic relationships, and business cycles and forecasting.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A comprehensive coverage of financial theories and their application to provide the MBA student with a basic understanding and appreciation of corporate finance.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Analysis and control of the key marketing variables to develop successful strategic marketing plans. Emphasis on the major components of marketing strategy; establishment of overall corporate objectives; analysis of strategic business units; identification of creative alternatives; and examination of company, target market and competitors. Views strategy formulation from the global and managerial perspectives. Examines significant marketing strategies and applies them to practical analysis of established marketing cases dealing with new and established product management, pricing, channels and promotional aspects.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Includes the development of an executive managerial perspective. The primary purposes of the course are to develop the ability to analyze complex corporate problems from a global perspective, and an awareness of the impact of changing business conditions and government policies on global organizations. Examines the globalization of industries and firm competitiveness. The format of the class involves the use of cases to assist students in the application of theory.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course uses the Lean Six Sigma (LSS) methodology as a modern approach to continuous improvement in organizations. The Lean component of LSS focuses on eliminating non-customer value added waste in a process. The Six Sigma component focuses on statistical tools for achieving improvements in service quality and cost. LSS combines the speed and power of both to improve various measures of performance, such as throughput, cycle time, work-in-process, cost, and quality. This course provides a broad understanding of LSS principles, concepts, language, and methodology through exercises and case study applications.
Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course will cover the concepts, principles, and techniques for managing supply chains in the manufacturing and service sectors. An overview of the terminology, fundamental concepts and functional scope of responsibility encountered in the field of supply chain and operations management will be covered.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course provides an overview of logistics network design, warehouse management, transportation, distribution, and inventory management. Students examine: 1) The impact in global supply chains of e-commerce and the expansion of the Panama and Suez Canals, 2) The future public and cargo transportation, 3) The warehouse of the future, 4) The use of third-party logistics (3PL) providers, and 5) The importance of customer centricity and the relevance of value add work. Learning activities include threaded discussions related to case studies and textbook reading assignments, and a group project related to warehouse/logistics network design.

"When I was in the MBA program, we actually looked into the logic and the qualitative aspects of, 'Okay, here's the math, but does this decision actually make sense?' As a business, there are always other factors, so that was really good for me."

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