The Master of Supply Chain Transportation and Logistics (SCTL) program combines a focus on the specific transportation and logistics challenges facing industry professionals today with a thorough overview of best practices in related areas such as finance, sustainability and performance management. The program curriculum includes:
- Information technology (IT) systems
- Transportation risks
- Logistics and analysis
- Facility design and operations management
- Supply chain integration
- Inventory management
- Lean, green and resilient supply chains
The SCTL coursework is designed to provide you with a solid foundation in the core competencies of the field. The two practicums will give you an opportunity to apply the knowledge you have acquired to a specific, contemporary problem that you define, based on your interests and experience.
This graduate degree program is offered by the UW Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering in partnership with UW Professional & Continuing Education. All courses are taught by experienced UW faculty or senior supply chain leaders working in the field.
The Master of Supply Chain Transportation and Logistics is a 43-credit program that can be completed in two years of part-time study. Students take one class per quarter for nine quarters (including summers), two of which are dedicated to a student-designed practicum project. For more information, see Courses & Curriculum.
All SCTL classes are offered online, except for a one-week residency class that will be held on the UW campus in Seattle at the beginning of the program. Courses will combine both real-time and asynchronous online lecture formats, supplemented by self-study modules that can be completed at any time you find convenient.
Who Should Apply
The SCTL program is a good fit if you are:
- Employed in supply chain, transportation or logistics roles and want to increase your competency and advance your career
- Employed in manufacturing and looking to expand your knowledge, in preparation for taking on a broader scope of responsibility
- Employed as a business systems/process analyst, project manager, product manager or management consultant and interested in specializing in transportation or supply chain disciplines