Spring Hill College has created an online Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. The program has been designed to provide maximum flexibility to fit the needs of business professionals seeking to learn, synthesize, master and apply concepts on demand. Participants may choose a one- or two-year path to completion, depending upon their schedules.
Drawing upon Spring Hill College’s tradition of and commitment to forming tomorrow’s responsible business leaders, course content for the online MBA program incorporates the study of business ethics and corporate social responsibility. Additionally, graduate case studies explore the application of the principles of ethics to activities within complex organizations.
Logistics and computer science expert Samir Khoury, PhD, will serve as director of the new program. “Now those interested in advancing an existing career in logistics or supply chain management or embarking on a new career path can achieve their goals. The business faculty for this program are actively engaged in research and consulting – we are not just academically engaged; we are practically engaged in the field. And, we are familiar with the need for busy professionals to receive quick and precise feedback – particularly in the online environment,” said James Larriviere, PhD, chair of the division of business.
“I am enthusiastic about the opportunities for advancement this new program will provide to current and future business professionals who seek a unique experience in higher learning. Spring Hill College draws upon a tradition of excellence in Jesuit education, which targets the development and mastery of the critical thinking skills needed to succeed in today’s complex world. This program also provides a foundation for understanding and resolving the ethical challenges facing today’s business professionals,” remarked Spring Hill College president and expert in business, consumer behavior research and marketing, Christopher P. Puto, PhD. Before becoming president of the college, Puto served as the dean and the Opus Distinguished Chair in the Opus College of Business at the University of St. Thomas, a Catholic, liberal arts university in St. Paul, Minn. Among his accomplishments at St. Thomas, he designed and introduced the university’s first full-time MBA program as well as redesigned the flagship evening MBA program. Prior to his work at St. Thomas, Puto served as professor of marketing and dean of the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, the country’s oldest Catholic and Jesuit university, where he also introduced a new MBA program curriculum.
For more information as well as admissions requirements for Spring Hill College’s online MBA program, please visit www.shc.edu/academics/graduate-students/.