Graduate Catalog 2019-2020

Logistics and Supply Chain Management M.L.S.C.M. (Online)

Mission

The Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (MLSCM) degree is a unique graduate program providing specific knowledge of logistics and supply chain management, practices, and technologies in a structure that allows for completion while students are working full time.  Today's organizations are interested in individuals who have sound business skills, decision-making capabilities, and a solid understanding of the latest technology applications. They are also looking for leaders who have the confidence and capability to bring new ideas to the search for enhanced organizational performance. The MLSCM program augments a student's understanding regarding the roles of logistics and supply chain management in enterprise strategy.  The Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (MLSCM) program is 100% online.

Regular Admission Requirements

Admission to the Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (MLSCM) program is limited to holders of a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution.  It is expected that admission will be granted only to students showing high promise of success in graduate study.  The candidate's performance on the Graduate management Admission Test (GMAT) or the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) and the candidate's undergraduate work will be used to determine admission status. The GMAT or GRE is not required for students who earned a business degree at an AACSB accredited business school and maintained an overall undergraduate GPA of 3.15.

GMAT/GRE waivers will be allowed for admission into the MLSCM program for students with significant middle-upper level work experience or a master's degree. Applicants must file a petition to be considered for a GMAT/GRE waiver. Please contact the Director of Graduate Programs in Business for a copy of the GMAT/GRE waiver petition guidelines.

 

Applicants may enter fall or spring semester only.  Admission is granted after meeting the admission standards.

Conditional Admission

Applicants who apply too late for full consideration for admission and/or have not submitted all required documents for evaluation may be assigned conditional admission status.  While in this status a student may register for one semester only, by completing a Georgia College Conditional Registration Agreement for Graduate Students.  This form requires the signatures of both the student and the graduate coordinator.  Students may take ONLY foundation courses while in conditional status.  Any student who registers under this agreement must be admitted by the end of the first semester of enrollment to continue taking courses in the degree program.

Program of Study

The entering student with an appropriate academic background may be able to complete the Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management degree with a minimum of 30 semester hours of graduate work. All programs of study are based on individual student needs as stipulated by the program coordinator.

Foundation Course

Requirement: College level statistics (3 hours)

Note:  Foundation course may be waived if undergraduate equivalent is completed with a grade of "C" or better.

Logistics Core (21 semester hours)

LOGS 6634Supply Chain Mgmt Strat

3

LOGS 6647Logistics Processes and Mgmt

3

LOGS 6650Purchasing & Materials Mgmt

3

LOGS 6653Internt'l Trade & Log Environ

3

LOGS 6654Distribution & Inventor Cntrl

3

LOGS 6649Logistics Quantitative Methods

3

LOGS 6690Logs & Supply Chain Leadership

3

Electives (9 semester hours) Choose three of the following courses

ACCT 6900Integrated Accounting

3

LENB 6960Commercial Law

3

LOGS 6950Special Topics

1 - 4

MGMT 6970Strategic Operations Mgmt

3

MMIS 6198Intro to Enterprise Systems

3

MMIS 6393Info Tech Project Management

3

Total Credit Hours: 30

Degree Requirements

In addition to meeting the normal University requirements for graduation, the MLSCM candidate must have an overall minimum grade point average of 3.0 on all graduate business courses taken in the Georgia College J. Whitney Bunting College of Business.  In addition, the student must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on all 6000-level courses taken at Georgia College.  All credit applied toward the degree shall have been earned within seven years prior to the completion of the program of study. 

 

Online Course Fees

All programs that provide at least 95% of a program through On-Line delivery methods will charge a $50 per credit hour course fee. Click here for information about special fees.

Further Information

For more information contact: Director of Graduate Programs in Business, J. Whitney Bunting College of Business, Georgia College, Campus Box 019, Milledgeville, GA 31061.  The graduate director may be reached by telephone at 478-445-5115.  The director's e-mail address is lynn.hanson@gcsu.edu.