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University of Tennessee, Knoxville    
 
    
 
  Oct 17, 2017
 
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Supply Chain Management Concentration, Business Administration Major, PhD


Minimum course requirements are SCM 611 , SCM 612 , SCM 613 , SCM 620 , SCM 621 , SCM 622 , SCM 623 .

The supply chain management concentration is a research-oriented doctoral program of instruction that provides perspectives and skills necessary for an academic career pursuit in the field of supply chain management. Students pursuing this major and degree will take a minimum of 45 hours of coursework (beyond that required for an MBA) covering concepts and issues in supply chain management, a support field of study, and quantitative, qualitative and analytic scholastic research methods. Additionally, students will enroll in a minimum of 24 hours of course SCM 600 - Doctoral Research and Dissertation .

Upon completion of the course work and comprehensive exams, each candidate conducts dissertation research on a unique topic in supply chain management that adds to the knowledge base of the discipline. Successful completion and defense of the dissertation qualifies the candidate to pursue academic opportunities at research-oriented or other universities.