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The Master of Maritime Trade and Supply Chain Management is a graduate program that provides managers and supply chain professionals the opportunity to expand their knowledge, update their skill sets, and enhance their work with supply chain partners, transportation carriers, shippers, sourcing agents, warehouse managers, as well as third parties and governments directly or indirectly involved in the movement of cargo and material flow. This master program educates professionals from the corporate and military sectors to advance their careers. The 30-credit hour curriculum requires critical thinking and investigation in maritime and supply chain industries, including analyses of worldwide port networks and supply chains that contribute to enhanced productivity.
Explore the knowledge in maritime and supply chain management
Provide managers and supply chain professionals to expand and update their skill sets
Update your skill sets through learning business analytics models and database management skills
Enhance supply chain professional’s ability to work with supply chain partners in a digital supply chain environment
Examines the international business of shipping, commercial processes, maritime-related organizations, shipbuilding and repair, ship types and fleets, and commodity movement. Prerequisites: an undergraduate course in the international field such as MGMT 361, MGMT 462, or a similar graduate course.
This course explores the theoretical foundations of global supply chain partnerships and reverse logistics systems, and examines the practices, risks, and opportunities found in today's systems. Fundamental tools and techniques are used to provide insights and solutions on how to best organize, manage, and optimize such systems to achieve sustainable performance. |cross-listed with MSCM 616) Pre- or corequisite: MSCM 641 or PORT 611 or PORT 612 or instructor's permission.
Examines international freight transportation and terms for movement of international trade; focuses on improving supply chain relationships in the movement of international trade/directing the flow of information, materials and products. (cross-listed with MSCM 610)
Students entering the Master of Science program in Maritime Trade & Supply Chain Management should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Graduate Admission)
Prospective students may apply for admission to the program for the fall, spring, and summer semesters. We welcome applicants who have earned bachelor’s degrees from accredited institutions. Admission to the program is competitive and is granted to those who show high ability in graduate study.
To be considered for admission, students must submit the following:
A bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited university in the U.S. or an equivalent foreign institution;
Official copies of transcripts of all colleges and universities attended;
Two letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with the applicant’s professional and/or academic background;
A current resume;
A statement of professional goals;
Completion of GRE or GMAT; a waiver may be available for those who already have a graduate degree; or an undergraduate GPA of 3.3.
English language requirements: TOEFL (IBT): 79, TOEFL (paper-based): 550, IELTS: 6.5 for those whose native language is not English (waived if an applicant has earned a college degree from an institution in an English-speaking country).
Students may be considered for conditional admission. Contact the Graduate Program Director for more information.
Estimated rates for the 2022-23 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.
Our enrollment coordinators are ready to help you through the admissions process.
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