Degree Requirements – Blended Program Option:

  • MicroMasters credential credit (42 units)
  • Required core subjects (27 units)
  • SCM electives (6 units)
  • Analysis electives (3-6 units)
  • 3 units of additional electives (for MASc-SCM degree students only)
  • Capstone Project - report, presentation, and executive summary (SCM.800, 9 units for MASc-SCM) OR
  • Thesis Project - report, presentation, and executive summary (SCM.THG, 12 units for MEng-SCM)
  • (Optional) Additional electives beyond required 90, at no additional cost

Note: Degree requirements are different for the 10-month residential program option. See SCMr curriculum details 

SCMb Curriculum

MICROMASTERS (ONLINE)

Required Subjects
Subject Number Title Units
SCM.500 Studies in Supply Chain Management 42

ORIENTATION (JANUARY)

Required Subjects  
Subject Number Title Units
SCM.258 Written Communication Topics for Supply Chain Management 1
SCM.280 Supply Chain Communications Workshop (not for credit) 0
Research Project (choose one of the following)  
SCM.800 Capstone Project 3
SCM.THG Graduate Thesis 3

IAP (JANUARY)

Required Subjects  
Subject Number Title Units
SCM.254 Introduction to Programming and Data Analysis in Python 3
SCM.262 Leading Global Teams 3

SPRING

Required Subjects  
Subject Number Title Units
SCM.253 Case Studies in Supply Chain Financial Analysis 3
SCM.263 Advanced Writing Workshop for SCM 3
SCM.281 Supply Chain Public Speaking Workshop 1
SCM.295 Supply Chain Study Trek 1
  Machine Learning (MASc select one, MEng select 6.883 only)  
SCM.256 Data Science and Machine Learning for Supply Chain Management 12
6.883 Modeling with machine learning: from algorithms to applications 12
Research Project (choose one of the following)  
SCM.800 Capstone Project 6
SCM.THG Graduate Thesis 9

Financial Choices

(choose one of the following)
Subject Number Title Units
SCM.251 *Supply Chain Financial Analysis 9
15.401 Managerial Finance 9
15.521 Accounting Information for Decision Makers 6
15.535 Business Analysis Using Financial Statements 9

Required Elective Categories

  • SCM Electives - must take at least 6 units
  • Analysis Electives - must take at least 3 units (MEng) or 6 units (MASc)
Subject Number Title Units
SCM Electives
SCM.261[J] Case Studies in Logistics and Supply Chain Management 9
SCM.266 Freight Transportation 6
SCM.283 Humanitarian Logistics
SCM.284 Humanitarian Logistics Project 12
SCM.290 Sustainable Supply Chain Management 6
SCM.291[J] Procurement 6
SCM.293[J] Urban Last-Mile Logistic 6
SCM.294 Digital Supply Chain Transformation 6
Analysis Electives  
SCM.293[J] Urban Last-Mile Logistics 6
1.200[J] Transportation System Analysis: Performance & Optimization 12
15.071 The Analytics Edge 12
15.093[J] Optimization Methods 12
15.774 The Analytics of Operations Management 12
15.871 Introduction to System Dynamics  6
15.872 System Dynamics II 6
15.873 System Dynamics for Business and Policy 9
IDS.145[J] Data Mining: Finding the Models and Predictions that Create Value 6
IDS.147[J] Statistical Learning and Data Mining 12
IDS.305 Business and Operations Analytics 6
IDS.330 Real Options for Product & System Design 6
IDS.333 Risk and Decision Analysis 6
IDS.338[J] Multidisciplinary Design Optimization 12
Management Electives
SCM.261[J] Case Studies in Supply Chain Management 9
SCM.290 Sustainable Supply Chain Management 6
SCM.291[J] Procurement 6
15.025 Game Theory for Strategic Advantage 9
15.386 Leading in Ambiguity: Steering Through Strategic Inflection Points 6
15.390 New Enterprises 12
15.769 Operations Strategy 9
15.762[J] Supply Chain Planning 6
115.763[J] Manufacturing Systems and Supply Chain Design 6
15.768 Management of Services: Concepts, Design, and Delivery 9
15.769 Operations Strategy 9
15.784 Operations Laboratory 9
15.900 Competitive Strategy 9
15.904 Strategy and the CEO 6