University of Washington

1400 NE Campus Parkway, Seattle, WA 98195-4550

Program Details

The University of Washington Seattle Campus offers a Master of Supply Chain Transportation and Logistics Degree that is well suited for individuals who wish to enhance their knowledge regarding the relationship of transportation systems within the global context. Graduates of this degree will gain knowledge and skills in decision making, fundamentals of managing transportation, logistics in the supply chain, information technology, how to manage risks, and much more. This program provides individuals with the opportunity to move beyond entry-level positions and gain job security in this specialized field. Many who apply are already employed in supply chain, transportation, or logistics positions and simply want to increase their knowledge of the subject in order to increase the success of their career. This program is beneficial for those who are already in a related field and those who wish to enter with in-depth knowledge.

The Master of Supply Chain Transportation and Logistics Degree Program consists of 43 total credit hours that may be completed on a part-time schedule in two years. Students are required to complete seven courses and two practicums. Course topics that students will explore through this curriculum include Logistics and Analysis, IT Systems and Supply Chain Integration, Inventory Management, Facility Design and Operations Management, External Supply Chain Transportation Risks, Finance and Performance Management, and Collaboration Across the Supply Chain. These courses are designed to ensure that students are well prepared to further their education and obtain employment within the supply chain transportation and logistics career field. Students will enroll into two field practicums during their second year of study. The purpose of the field practicum is to give students the ability to apply the knowledge that they have learned through the courses. This hands-on experience ensures that graduates will be knowledgeable, competent, and professional within the field.

All courses for this program, except for Logistics and Analysis, are available online. This online learning environment provides flexibility for enrolled students who are employed or have other obligations. Students must be highly disciplined to complete a large amount of coursework. Time management and word processing skills are very important for students who enroll in this degree program. Due to the online nature of this class, students should also have a reliable internet connection.

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    Program Overview

    • Degree Level:
      Master
    • Delivery Format:
      100% Online
    • Completion Time:
      43

    Requirements

    Students must have a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university in the United States, or its equivalent from a foreign institution with a minimum 3.0 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) for the last graded 60 semester credits or 90 graded quarter credits and three to five years of experience in a supply chain-related position, or demonstration of equivalent knowledge.

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

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