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GPSMaster of Science in Management

Logistics Management—MSM Concentration

Logistics Management is one of four comprehensive MSM concentrations offered by MVNU.

The Logistics Management MSM concentration is ideal for business professionals interested in a career in designing and managing business processes, either directly (e.g., VP of Operations or COO) or indirectly (e.g., management consulting). The MSM in Logistics Management is also perfect for individuals who manage interfaces between operations and other business functions.

If you have impeccable managerial skills and attention to detail, earning an MSM in Logistics Management is an excellent way to elevate your career.

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EST. PROGRAM LENGTH:16 months
COURSE LENGTH:6 WEEKS
COST PER CREDIT HOUR:$498
CREDIT HOURS:30
TRANSFER CREDITS:Up to 6

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MVNU's MBA Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs

ACBSP Accredited

MSM CURRICULUM

7+3

MSM students selecting to concentrate in Logistics Management must complete seven (7) required MSM core courses in addition to the three (3) concentration-specific courses. The MSM in Logistics Management requires a total of 30 credits.

Required MSM Courses Credit Hours
Organizational Behavior 3
Strategic Management 3
Budgets and Forecasting in Organizations 3
Global Business 3
Ethical Leadership 3
Legal Issues in Management 3
Marketing Management 3
+ MSM Concentration 9

LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION COURSES

The remaining nine (9) credit hours are specific to the Logistics Management concentration and are all fully online. The coursework covers essential areas of logistics management, including lean processes and supply chains.

This course studies the business processes, procedures, and strategies used to transform inputs into finished goods and services. It consists of two main components: a body of knowledge component and a critical-thinking component.

This course offers a practical introduction to lean management principles and techniques. It is tailored to help students implement lean manufacturing in business environments to improve productivity and business resilience, and to reduce waste.

This course covers the basic principles of supply chain management and provides techniques used to analyze various aspects of logistics systems. Key concepts such as inventory management, communication, warehousing, distribution, and facility location are examined as an integral part of modern business. The course addresses insights, concepts, practical tools, and decision support systems that are important for the effective management of the supply chain.

CAREERS IN LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT

Operations and logistics management are core aspects of business; it ensures that the day-to-day operations of the business are working as efficiently as possible.

INDIVIDUALS WORKING IN LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR A NUMBER OF KEY FUNCTIONS OF A BUSINESS:

  • Initiating and maintaining relationships with vendors
  • Managing logistical processes and supply chains
  • Ordering, warehousing, and managing the flow of materials
  • Overseeing production of goods and quality assurance

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean annual wage for Operation Managers was $123,880 in 2018.

MSM TUITION

Cost Per Credit Credit Hours Required Total Tuition
$498 30 $14,940

Please note that textbook costs are not included in the total cost of the program. Tuition and fees are subject to change; updated costs for the MSM in Logistics Management program are provided during the enrollment process. Course-by-course payment is due by the first night of each course. Our tuition guarantee assures you that the tuition you pay for your first course remains the same for the duration of your enrollment—even if the University’s tuition costs should change.

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LEARN MORE ABOUT THE LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT MSM CONCENTRATION!

A working knowledge of operations and logistics—which typically employs the greatest number of employees and requires the largest investment in assets—is indispensable for top-level business executives. And since all businesses need logistics management in order to function efficiently, knowledgeable operations managers are in demand across all industries. Ready to take your career to the next level? Start your journey at MVNU! Request more information about the Logistics Management MSM concentration or visit our MSM program page!