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Undergraduate and Graduate Supply Chain Management in New York

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Established in 1824, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) is a space grant private university located at Troy, New York. Situated on 287 acres, the Rensselaer Troy campus offers a total of 746 labs, studios, and technology spaces used for research. The university is ranked 42nd among U.S. research universities and the graduate engineering programs rank 39th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

With over 7,500 students and 100,000 living alumni, Rensselaer’s 275-acre campus is located a hill overlooking Troy and the Hudson River. Rensselaer faculty includes members of the National Academies, 176 Fellows of professional societies, and 63 NSF Career Award recipients. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has five schools: the School of Architecture, the School of Engineering, the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, the Lally School of Management & Technology, and the School of Science.

The Lally School of Management was founded in 1963 and is fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). The Lally M.S. in Supply Chain Management was ranked 12th in the United States for the Eduniversal Best Masters and MBAs Ranking 2017. The school offers 8 degree programs and the bachelor degree program offers 7 majors. Also the school has recently opened The Center for Supply Networks and Analytics which is a center of excellence dedicated to research and education in the fields of supply chain management and business analytics.

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Academic Programs



Undergraduate Program

  • BS in Business and Management with Supply Chain Management Concentration): Coursework in management emphasizes fundamental skills in finance, marketing, human behavior, computing, and information technology, among others. Skills in quantitative analysis are further developed through core courses in strategy, statistics, mathematics, and science. The supply chain management concentration focuses on the design and management of supply chains in manufacturing and service industries. This concentration equips students with the perspectives and skills to design supply chains, develop strategies to optimize supply chain operations, and identify opportunities for deploying IT to create effective demand fulfillment capabilities in firms.

Graduate Program

  • MS in Supply Chain Management (Full-time 1 year, Part-time 2 years): The program is designed to turn technically oriented undergraduates into professionals who can identify and confidently solve dynamic problems that often have no perfect answer. Our curriculum adopts an interdisciplinary focus that integrates concepts from industrial marketing, operations management, and information systems. In less than one year, you’ll be ready to begin a transformative career in supply chain management, logistics, operations management, consulting or procurement and sourcing.

LAST UPDATED ON May 5, 2018