Gatton College of Business & Economics

Supply Chain Management - Graduate

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Haoying Sun

Director of Graduate Studies

Department of Marketing and Supply Chain

Gatton College of Business & Economics

550 S Limestone

Lextington, KY 40506

Program website

(859) 257-3131

  • MS

The first and only program of its kind in Kentucky, the Master of Science in Supply Chain Management degree prepares students for a professional career in the operations and supply chain management field. Economics is a one-year, 30-credit hour program that blends end-to-end supply chain concepts like strategic sourcing and channel management with big data analytics, cross-functional business knowledge, and hands-on, industry experience. It offers small class sizes and individual faculty attention. 

Transform Your Future

Students learn to apply analytical, critical and logical reasoning skills to solve real-world supply chain challenges. They also learn to use business application software to assist decision making in a global supply chain setting. In addition, the program offer students opportunities to work with Gatton’s industry partners and apply knowledge and skills in a capstone project. It is designed to prepare students for many professions in supply chain management, including general and operations manager, industrial production manager, purchasing manager, transportation, storage and distribution manager, logistician, business operations specialist, and operations research analyst. 

Imagine Your Future

Industrial Production Managers

Industrial production managers oversee the daily operations of manufacturing and related plants.

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Median Salary

$108,790

per year in 2018

10 Year Job Outlook

1,700

new jobs (average)


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Operations Research Analysts

Operations research analysts use advanced mathematical and analytical methods to help solve complex issues.

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Median Salary

$86,200

per year in 2018

10 Year Job Outlook

26,100

new jobs (average)


Application Requirements

  • CV
  • GRE or GMAT scores
    • GRE/GMAT waivers are offered to applicants who satisfy certain criteria.  
  • One letter of recommendation (up to two will be accepted)
Application Deadlines

Fall: July 24


Contact

Haoying Sun

Director of Graduate Studies

Department of Marketing and Supply Chain

Gatton College of Business & Economics

550 S Limestone

Lextington, KY 40506

(859) 257-3131