Strome Supply Chain Management MBA Recognized for Affordability
The Strome College of Business' Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree with a supply chain management concentration has been named among the most affordable programs available, according to SupplyChainManagementEDU.org.
The program received high marks for its relevancy and convenience among peer institutions, with the total cost of ODU's supply chain management MBA coming in at $590 below the state average for similar programs.
"This MBA provides students with a career-focused, practical course of graduate study that explores the intricacies of business and the supply chain environment," reports SupplyChainManagementEDU.org.
As part of the program students learn supply chain management and logistics, transportation management, strategic sourcing and supply management, and distribution center management. Potential careers for graduates include transportation and logistics managers, as well as storage and distribution managers, all with median salaries of more than $100,000 annually.
"We are so proud of this program and we're thrilled to be recognized," said Erika Marsillac, interim assistant dean of graduate of graduate programs at the Strome College of Business and a professor of supply chain management. "Our students are not only getting an affordable education - they're getting a degree that will give them a competitive advantage."
ODU's MBA program is structured to provide students flexibility in both delivery mode and time to completion. The MBA program requires the completion of 43 credit hours with an array of flexible program completion schedules available to meet the needs of students and their program completion goals. The program may be completed as a full- or part-time student in as few as four consecutive semesters.
Students have the option to complete their degree in-person on the main campus in Norfolk, synchronously online, asynchronously online or as a blend of all three. The program is accredited by AACSB - International.