Graduate Catalog 2013-2014

Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Howard Woodard, Director

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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.  

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 accreditied 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.


Applicants may enter any semester.  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.

Logistics Core (15 semester hours)

LOGS 6634Supply Chain Mgmt Strat


LOGS 6647Logistics Processes and Mgmt


LOGS 6650Purchasing & Materials Mgmt


LOGS 6654Distribution & Inventor Cntrl


LOGS 6649Logistics Quantitative Methods


Choose one of the following themes

Logistics Management Theme

LOGS 6601Logistics Sys Engin & Analysis


LOGS 6607Sys Reliability & Maintainabil


Supply Chain Management Theme

LOGS 6653Internt'l Trade & Log Environ


LOGS 6655Project & Program Management


Choose one course from the following other logistics area

LOGS 6639Adv Engineering Economy


LOGS 6643Adv Prod Planning and Control


LOGS 6652Commercial Gov't Contract Law


Choose two courses from the following (6 semester hours)

LOGS 6940Independent Study

3 - 6

LOGS 6950Special Topics

1 - 4

Any 6000-level College of Business Course


Any 6000-level Public Administration Course


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. 

Further Information

For more information contact: Dr. Howard C. Woodard, coordinator of Logistics and Supply Chain Management program, Georgia College at Robins Air Force Base, 478-327-7376, or by e-mail at