Garden City, NY - January 11, 2016 - Adelphi University Robert B. Willumstad School of Business is pleased to announce that it will start offering a new graduate degree, M.S. in supply chain management this spring semester. This innovative program will prepare students for careers in the rapidly expanding field of supply chain management and logistics which touches nearly all businesses. Students have the flexibility to complete their program on either a full- or part-time basis, in as little as one year.
Managing the supply chain efficiently and effectively has become critical today for most businesses as they try to optimize multiple production, sourcing, and distribution processes across the world.
Designed for working professionals and those seeking entry into positions in logistics, sourcing, and related fields, Adelphi’s rigorous, leading-edge program comprised of 30-36 credits (depending on prior coursework). A set of core courses is complemented with a selection of electives and an integrated capstone. Graduates of the program will be fully prepared to meet the growing demand for trained professionals in this expanding sector of the economy. Supply chain management positions are found in all types of organizations from manufacturing to healthcare, financial services to retailing.
The Adelphi business faculty has distinguished itself in the area of supply chain management and provided expertise to the field. Students pursuing the degree will learn from professors Zhimin Huang, Allan Ashley and Chirag Surti.
“This new Master’s degree program in supply chain management reflects the commitment of the Willumstad School of Business to offer academic programs that meet the needs of employers and industries in our region,” said Rajib N. Sanyal, Ph.D., dean of the Willumstad School of Business. “Students completing this program will be well prepared for the most competitive positions in this fast growing sector of our economy.”
The Willumstad School of Business is accredited by AACSB International. The School is known for its small class sizes, evening classes, and easy accessibility. Its nearly 18,000 engaged business alumni, many in the New York State region, is a powerful network and resource to students.
Classes are forming now. For more information about the program, attend the Open House on Wednesday, January 13, from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m., at the Performing Arts Center on the Garden City campus. For further details and to enroll, please contact Mike Minutoli, director of graduate programs at the Willumstad School of Business at 516.877-4670 or email.
About Adelphi University
New York’s Adelphi University is a nationally ranked, doctoral research university where students succeed by gaining the skills, knowledge and exposure to thrive as professionals and active citizens in an interconnected and fast-paced global society. Today, nearly 8,000 students from 38 states and 46 countries pursue degrees in person and online through Adelphi’s eight distinguished schools and programs—the College of Arts and Sciences, the Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, the Honors College, the Robert B. Willumstad School of Business, the Ruth S. Ammon School of Education, University College, the College of Nursing and Public Health and the School of Social Work. Chartered in 1896, Adelphi is known for offering a personalized education—one is which students are mentored by talented and committed faculty members and readily find opportunities to initiate, innovate, explore and understand. With dynamic learning hubs on Long Island, in Manhattan and in the Hudson Valley, Adelphi serves communities, both regionally and globally, through the research and practice of its faculty, the collaborative initiatives undertaken by its centers and programs, the staging of distinguished cultural events and, most essentially, the education of future leaders and informed citizens.