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Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Supply Chain Management Online

Learn a broad range of concepts including strategic supply chain management, logistics, global sourcing, customer relationship management, and operations and materials management.

8/9/21 Apply by
8/23/21 Start Classes

Program Overview

$9,972* In-State Total Tuition
As few as 12 months Program Duration
36 Credit Hours

The 100% online Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Supply Chain Management from The University of North Carolina at Pembroke is designed to give you the business knowledge and skills you need to effectively manage the flow of goods and services from point of origin to point of consumption.

In this AACSB-accredited program, you will learn the essential aspects of supply chain management including product/service development, logistics, operations and materials management, strategic sourcing, information processing systems, distribution, and quality issues such as outsourcing.

In addition to gaining a foundation in functional business areas like economics, accounting, marketing and management, you will also expand your analytical, interpersonal and leadership skills. Taught by the same faculty who teach on campus, this quality online MBA program will empower you with the essential tools, relationships and opportunities for success.

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The University of North Carolina at Pembroke School of Business programs are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

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Learn how UNCP’s online MBA with a Concentration in Supply Chain Management gives you a “competitive edge.”
 

“There’s almost unlimited demand for people who have those particular competencies.”

– John “Jack” Spillan, Ph.D., Professor of Management


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Tuition

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke offers the advantages of a private school education without the private school cost. Tuition for the MBA – Supply Chain Management online is affordable and priced with the working student in mind. Financial aid may be available for students who qualify.

Tuition breakdown:

$210* Per Credit Hour (In-State)
$9,972* Program Tuition (In-State)

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Program Graduate Tuition Per Credit Hour Program Tuition Per Credit Hour Fees Per Credit Hour Distance Fee Per Term Program Cost Including Tuition & Fees†
MBA (in-state resident) $209.81 $26.75 $28.18 $36.75 $9,971.64
MBA (out-of-state) $801.14 $26.75 $28.18 $36.75 $31,259.52

†Total tuition with fees for students who have an undergraduate business degree and take 3 hours per term. Students with a non-business undergraduate degree or missing pre-requisite undergraduate courses may need additional foundation courses which would impact the total price. Students taking more than 3 credit hours per term may pay slightly lower fees. Rates based on 2019/20 academic year.

Additional Fees

One Time Fees

Application Fee - $55 domestic/$60 international
Orientation Fee - $20
Graduation Fee - $90 (note, students will be charged an additional $25 if fee is not paid on time)

Students will be charged a $25 readmission fee after one year of non-attendance.

Calendar

For the convenience of our MBA – Supply Chain Management online students, the School of Business offers multiple start dates each year. View the full calendar below for upcoming deadlines, including when to turn in all required documents, register for classes and pay tuition for your desired program start date.

8/9/21 Next Application Deadline
8/23/21 Start Classes

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Course Start Course End Application Deadline Document Deadline Registration Deadline Tuition Deadline
5/10/2021 6/25/2021 4/26/2021 5/3/2021 5/5/2021 5/6/2021
6/28/2021 8/13/2021 6/14/2021 6/21/2021 6/23/2021 6/24/2021
8/23/2021 10/8/2021 8/9/2021 8/16/2021 8/18/2021 8/19/2021
10/18/2021 12/3/2021 10/4/2021 10/11/2021 10/13/2021 10/14/2021

Ready to take the next step toward earning your degree online from The University of North Carolina at Pembroke?

Admissions

The School of Business admission process is the first step toward becoming a difference-maker in the field of business. Find out the requirements for the MBA – Supply Chain Management online, what additional materials you should send and where you need to send them.

Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
2.5 cumulative GPA or 3.0 on all major courses or senior year coursework
GMAT/GRE waived for 3.0 undergrad GPA or master’s degree

View full admission requirements

To be eligible for consideration for full or provisional admission, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Submit a completed online application
  • Pay a $55 non-refundable application fee ($60 for international applicants and waived for military members)
  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Submit official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
  • 2.5 minimum cumulative GPA or 3.0 in all major courses or 3.0 in all coursework during senior year
  • GMAT or GRE waived for 3.0 undergraduate GPA or completion of a master’s degree at a regionally accredited institution
  • Applicants with less than a 3.0 cumulative GPA must submit an official report of satisfactory scores on an entrance examination (GMAT or GRE). Score: 400 or higher is the standard, but all scores will be reviewed as part of the admission decision.

Courses

To earn the MBA – Supply Chain Management online, students must complete eight core courses, three supply chain management concentration courses and one elective as listed below for a total of 36 credit hours. Applicants with non-business undergraduate degrees and/or applicants missing pre-requisite undergraduate courses may be required to take additional foundation courses (listed below).

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Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course is an accelerated course designed for students with no accounting background or as a refresher course for students who desire to review accounting before enrolling in required MBA courses. A study of the basic concepts of accounting with an emphasis on the evaluation of transactions and the preparation and analysis of financial statements including their use in the management planning and control process. (This course will not count toward the 36 hours required for the MBA degree.)

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course is an accelerated course designed for students with no statistics background or as a refresher course for students who desire to review statistical methods before enrolling in required MBA courses. Intensive examination of statistical and graphical methods of analyzing quantitative information. Specific topics include frequency distribution, probability, sampling, T-tests, correlation, various graphic forms, regression analysis, and analysis of variance. (This course will not count toward the 36 hours required for the MBA degree.)

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course is an accelerated course designed for students with no economics background or as a refresher course for students who desire to review economic principles before enrolling in required MBA courses. A study of the individual decisions in the market economy and an overall view of the operation of the economy. Specific topics include theories of consumer behavior, behavior of firms in various degrees of competition, and government regulation. Fiscal, monetary, and supply-side policies are discussed. (This course will not count toward the 36 hours required for the MBA degree.)

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course will provide a survey or review of basic Business Finance principles, including Time Value of Money, Financial Statement Analysis, Basic Stock and Bond markets and valuation, risk and return relationships and interest rates, and capital budgeting. Emphasis will also be on using technology to assist in financial analysis: Internet research, spreadsheet modeling, and the use of financial calculators. (This course will not count toward the 36 hours required for the MBA degree.)

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course is an introduction to and an overview of the essential elements of international business. Emphasis is placed on the application of behavioral and strategic management practices to global business environments at the graduate level.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Course will examine explanations of individual behavior, the nature of human behavior in groups, and organizational structures and processes, especially as they affect human behavior. Principles of organizational change and development will also be addressed. The course will rely heavily on analysis and solution of case problems in addition to text and directed readings.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course details the role of marketing in the firm and its impact on the strategic planning process. An emphasis is placed on identifying and solving marketing problems, marketing strategy, and current issues facing marketing managers.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Course integrates knowledge from functional areas via management of a computer-simulated company and analysis of complex business problems. Case approach requires student involvement in decision making. Prerequisite: final term of MBA program or permission of MBA director.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Course covers time-value of money, capital budgeting and structure, and other finance-related decisions for corporations. In addition, the course is intended to give the student an appreciation for the role of finance within the firm and the impact of financial decisions on society at large. Includes basic microeconomic principles, accounting principles and practical applications within the business world.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course is an overview of methods of economic analysis applied to the modern U.S. economy. Emphasis is on microeconomics and managerial economics, such as theory of consumer choice and demand, theory of cost, outputs, industrial structure, and analysis of efficient use of resources within an organization. Macroeconomic analyses, including a review of monetary institutions, theory of GNP, inflation, and the rate of unemployment, will also be covered.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Course will teach intermediate-level quantitative skills in multivariate statistics, optimization, and decision-making which will be used in subsequent MBA courses. Topics will include multiple regression, multivariate ANOVA, logistic regression, factor analysis, and linear programming. Computer software will be used.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course introduces the student to management’s use of accounting data in the decision-making process. Topics covered include: Estimating Cost Behavior Using Both Linear Regression and Multiple Regression Analysis; Short-Term Planning With Constraints on Resources; Information for Production and Control Analysis; Capital Budgeting, and Segment and Managerial Performance Evaluation. It is strongly recommended that students complete DSC 5100 prior to ACC 5500.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Conceptual and practical foundations of information-processing systems support for management and decision-making functions, computer system project management, economic and legal considerations of management information systems, system implementation and evaluation.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to new and emerging topics, tools and techniques in operations and supply chain management. The course emphasizes coordination, integration and decision-making regarding the interaction of the firm with its suppliers and customers, where planning, design and control of all aspects of supply chains (including design and control of material and information systems, supplier development, supplier selection, customer relationship management, and quality issues such as outsourcing in supply chain) are discussed.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Managing the operation function is extremely important due to strong competition nationally and internationally. Operations management is responsible for systems that create goods and/or provide services. The course examines the techniques required to operate the system and points out potential problems. Global systems, with emphasis on Japan, are discussed.

Students may select 1 course from the list below:

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course will survey and analyze the important issues, concepts and models for analyzing different transportation functions and logistic functions. The focus will be on presenting information about, and providing access to, available tools and techniques that ensure a smooth flow and distribution of goods in the industry today. The course uses teaching techniques i.e. case and systems analyses for proper decision making - specifying how, when and where to transport goods; selection of appropriate location of warehouses and distribution points; selection of route and carriers; and understanding of logistics and distribution costs. One of the major goals of the course is to understand the basic modes of transportation, the economic fundamentals underlying each, and some of the ways in which today’s supply chain manager can use them to achieve efficiencies and cost effectiveness necessary for a company to survive in today’s global markets. PREREQ: MGT 5210

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course reviews the demands placed on today’s global procurement and supply management from the firm’s stakeholders. The global distribution aspect of logistics/supply chain management today represents a great challenge as well as a tremendous opportunity for most firms. The importance of establishing supply relationships with foreign sources requires companies to develop capabilities in strategic sourcing, purchasing and importation of goods. This course will emphasize the strategic and operational activities entered into when establishing and maintaining global supply chains. Emphasis will be given to the fundamentals of importation of goods from worldwide foreign sources.

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*Total in-state tuition for North Carolina residents is $9,971.64. Total out-of-state tuition for non-North Carolina residents is $31,259.52.

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