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International Executive Studies — Master of Science in Management (MSM) Logistics Management (STEM)

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June 10, 2024

July 8, 2024

Sept. 2, 2024

International Executive Studies — Master of Science in Management (MSM) Logistics Management (STEM)

Logistics Management is one of six 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.

Curriculum enriched by AWS Academy

At MVNU, our exceptional curriculum is enriched by Amazon Web Services (AWS), providing you with a unique and comprehensive learning experience. While AWS Academy diligently develops and maintains content, we take pride in supplementing our curriculum with excellent materials from AWS.

Engaging Content

Designed specifically for higher education, our courses cater to students like you, who may not have industry work experience. Our curriculum team ensures that you receive engaging content, including demonstrations, projects, activities, and knowledge checks, tailored to enhance your learning experience. Unlike typical commercial AWS courses that are brief, our courses span a quarter or a semester, allowing for a more in-depth exploration of cloud technologies.

Aligned to AWS Certification

As a student at MVNU, you'll find our curriculum aligns with AWS Certifications, recognized throughout the industry for identifying skilled professionals leading cloud initiatives. Our courses not only equip you with foundational knowledge and hands-on experience for AWS Certification exams but also emphasize broader cloud skill domains. It's worth mentioning that our curriculum goes beyond just preparing you for certification exams.

Employment Readiness

When it comes to preparing for your future career, MVNU ensures you acquire up-to-date skills in cloud technologies and provides resources that set you on the path to in-demand IT jobs. You'll also have the opportunity to pursue industry-recognized AWS Certifications. With knowledge of the AWS Cloud, hands-on experience, and AWS Certifications, you'll stand out when you embark on your professional journey.

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MSM Highlights

An MSM, especially one from an intentionally Christian university, can help you stand out from the competition.

Residency Requirements

MVNU's International Executive Studies programs have an in-seat residency requirement.

Books and Outside Resources

Textbooks will be embedded throughout most courses at no additional charge. However, some courses may require an outside book or resource that students will need to buy separately. A link to the university's book program will be provided to students when necessary.

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Tuition & Cost

$623 per credit hour

$125 per credit hour
scholarship is available

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Program Length

20 months

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Total Credit Hours

30

Curriculum

Concentration courses will include:

Operations Management

A study of business processes, procedures and strategies used to transform inputs into finished goods and services. The course consists of two main components: a body of knowledge component and a critical thinking component.

Lean Process Management

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

Supply Chain Management

his course covers 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 effective management of supply chains.

Curriculum stats/highlights

The MSM curriculum is comprised of six graduate business core courses making up 18 credit hours.

The remaining 12 credit hours are taken in the student’s chosen concentration - Computer Science, Data Analytics, Engineering Management, Healthcare Informatics, Information Technology Management, or Logistics Management.

Courses

Core Courses Credit Hours
Ethics Leadership 3
Budgets and Forecasting 3
Organizational Behavior 3
Marketing Management 3
Strategic Management 3
Global Business 3
Total MSM Core Hours 18
Logistics Management Concentration Courses
Credit Hours
Legal Issues in Management 3
Operations Management 3
Lean Process Management 3
Supply Chain Management 3
Total Logistics Management Courses 12
Total MSM Core Hours 18
+ MSM Logistics Management Concentration 12
Total MSM Hours 30

How much will it all cost?

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Tuition & Fees

$20,565 includes:

Year 1 Fees:
Resource Fee $200
Peregrine Assessment Fee $375

Year 2 Fees:
Resource Fee $200
Graduation Fee $100

 

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Scholarships

$3,750 IES Scholarship*

*Student accepted into an IES program are automatically eligible to receive a scholarship up to $125 per credit hour.

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Total Student Cost

$16,815

Total tuition and fees minus scholarship.

Careers

Graduates of the MSM in Logistics Management program are well-equipped for a variety of high-level roles in logistics and supply chain management. Potential career paths include:

Logistics Manager: Oversee the entire lifecycle of a product, including acquisition, distribution, internal allocation, delivery, and final disposal of resources.
Average Salary: $75,000 (varies by location and experience)

Supply Chain Manager: Manage and optimize the flow of goods and services, as well as the processes that transform raw materials into final products.
Average Salary: $85,000 (varies by location and experience)

Operations Manager: Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources.
Average Salary: $97,000 (varies by location and experience)

Procurement Manager: Develop and implement strategies to ensure that goods and services are purchased in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
Average Salary: $93,000 (varies by location and experience)

Career-Focused Concentrations

The MSM in Logistics Management from MVNU offers a specialized curriculum designed to equip students with industry-specific knowledge and skills. This program prepares graduates to excel in various sectors, including manufacturing, retail, government, and non-profit organizations. Students gain practical experience through projects, case studies, and simulations, ensuring they are ready to tackle real-world challenges in logistics and supply chain management.

Elevate Your Career with MVNU

At MVNU, we are committed to shaping the leaders of tomorrow. Our MSM in Logistics Management program not only provides you with the technical expertise needed in the field but also cultivates essential leadership and decision-making skills. Whether you're looking to advance in your current role or pivot to a new career path, our program is designed to help you succeed.

MVNU’s IES MSM programs blend an 18-hour core education with 12 hours of concentrated coursework that covers an array of topics. Within each concentration, students receive industry-specific training from expert faculty members that can unlock growth potential in public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Explore what we have to offer:

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This concentration develops leaders capable of leveraging data, analytics, and information technology to improve healthcare systems, services, and patient outcomes.

This forward-looking program combines strong business acumen with hands-on technology management skills.

This 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).

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Cultivating valuable decision-making and leadership skills can help you take the next step in your career. Whether your goal is to invest in your potential or achieve a more fulfilling role, our degree programs offer in-depth coverage that can help you transition from learning to leading.

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