Throughout the Management: Acquisition and Supply Chain Management curriculum at University of Maryland University College, major emphasis is placed on the effects of rapid technological change on organizations and administrative processes, and the consequent ethical and moral responsibilities of managers to society at large.
The Acquisition and Supply Chain Management specialization is designed for individuals who are involved in contract administration or procurement activities in the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors. The courses in this program provide a foundation for understanding both the strategic and operational aspects of the procurement function.The Master of Science in management with an acquisition and supply chain management specialization at University of Maryland University College is designed to help you build a foundation in the strategic and operational aspects of the end-to-end supply chain and procurement functions. You will learn best practices to use in your current role and develop new contacts through networking opportunities in our career-focused program.
Graduates of this program will be able to:
- Use methods and conduct of organizational assessments
- Understand the organization/environment relationship
- Oversee strategic planning
- Demonstrate organizational communication and leadership
- Budget and allocate resources
- Manage organizational decision making
The MSM program prepares graduates for a number of entry-, mid-, and high- level positions, as determined by a student's work experience.
Depending on a student's background and an employer's criteria, graduates of the Procurement and Contract Management specialization may qualify for these positions:
- Contract Specialist
- Contract Officer
- Contract Manager/Administrator
- Procurement Specialist
- Procurement Manager /Administrator
- Logistics Specialist
- Logistics Analyst
- Logistics Manager/Administrator
- Organizational Theory
- Intercultural Communication and Leadership
- Financial Decision Making for Managers
- Statistics for Managerial Decision Making
- Purchasing and Materials Management
- Legal Aspects of Contracting
- Contract Pricing and Negotiations
- Strategic Purchasing and Logistics
- Commercial Transactions in a Technological Environment: Law, Management, and Technology
- Integrative Supply Chain Management
- Contemporary Logistics
- 12 months
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DisciplinesProject Management Management Studies Supply Chain Management & Logistics View 139 other Masters in Project Management in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Official documentation indicating successful completion of the equivalent of a U.S. baccalaureate degree: If you were educated in a country other than the United States, you must have your official transcripts evaluated by an independent credit evaluation service. The evaluation company will send a copy of the evaluation to both you and UMUC. However, providing your transcript does not ensure admission to the Graduate School.
- English language proficiency: If you were educated outside of the U.S., you need to demonstrate college-level proficiency in written English to UMUC.
International23724 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 659 USD per credit during 12 months.
National23724 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 659 USD per credit during 12 months.
In-State18144 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 504 USD per credit during 12 months.
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