Resources for Students

Students in the Supply Chain Management program will find the following resources useful.

Program Resources

Forms & Templates

College and University Resources

Recommended Non-Program Electives

The master's program includes three program electives. However, your academic advisor may recommend substituting one or more of the program electives for non-program electives depending on your prior coursework, business experience or professional credentials.

 Recommended non-program electives include:

  • AIT 610 Systems Development Process
  • AIT 612 Information Systems Vulnerability and Risk Analysis
  • AIT 616 Fundamentals of Web Technologies and Development
  • AIT 632 Database Management Systems
  • AIT 641 Software Requirements Engineering
  • AIT 655 Managing Information Security
  • EBTM 625 Project Leadership and Communications
  • HRD 607 Managing Organizational Change
  • HRD 640 Leadership Theory and Practice
  • HRD 644 Group Dynamics and Team Building
  • HRD 646 Adv. Topic: Conflict Management and Resolution
  • IHSM 611 Critical National Infrastructures
  • IHSM 614 Team Building and Leadership Skills
  • IHSM 620 Introduction to Information Assurance
  • IHSM 621 Information Systems Vulnerability and Risk Analysis
  • LBPS 601 Approaches to Graduate Research
  • MCOM 611 Social Media Analytics
  • MKTG 605 Marketing Intelligence Strategy
  • MKTG 610 Database Querying and Visualization
  • MKTG 710 Interactive Marketing
  • MKTG 720 Consumer Sentiment Analysis

Student Memberships in Professional Organizations

The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)

CSCMP is a global association for supply chain management professionals providing networking, career development and educational opportunities to its worldwide members, including current students. Learn more about CSCMP Student Membership.

CSCMP also has an active regional roundtable, which meets monthly for networking and presentations from industry experts.


With more than 45,000 members worldwide, APICS provides educational and networking opportunities and administers the CPIM, CSCP and CLTD certifications for supply chain professionals. Learn about APICS Student Membership.

APICS has an active regional chapter that provides training and networking events.

Institute for Supply Chain Management (ISM)

ISM offers the CPSM/CPSC Certification along with with other training and career development opportunities. See information on ISM Student/Faculty Membership