Supply Chain Management
In the Supply Chain Management concentration, build your end-to-end knowledge of the complex process that provides the many products healthcare organizations need to function. Learn to plan for and manage the flow of supplies from raw material sourcing to manufacturing, transportation, and inventory management. You’ll use the latest technology to execute plans that deliver healthcare products in the most cost-effective, streamlined way possible.
Looking to build more in-depth knowledge about supply chain? See our MS in Supply Chain Management.
At a Glance
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Skills You'll Learn
Apply the six pillars of supply chain management to real-world healthcare issues
Optimize an organization’s structure, people, and processes for product flow
Use the latest technology to manage processes
Master of Science in Healthcare Management with a concentration in Supply Chain Management requires completion of 48 credit hours (12 courses).
All students are required to complete a zero-credit Student Success Course.
Elective courses may be chosen from among non core and concentration courses in the Healthcare Management program, and you may also select courses in other University College graduate programs.
Your academic advisor will help you select electives that align with your career and personal goals.
Plan out your schedule and determine your preferred timeline for completing your master's degree—finish in as few as 18 months or take up to five years.
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Predicted outcomes for graduates of Supply Chain Management
Harvard Business Review found U.S. supply chain employs 37% of the workforce and over 40 million people. These supply chain jobs have higher than average salaries and contribute to much of the innovative activity in the economy.
According to Revcycle Intelligence, the healthcare supply management market is expected to reach $2.3 billion by 2020. Factors such as hospital consolidation, regulatory requirements, and patient financial reasonability will increase U.S. market.
Supply Chain Manager Salary: National Average
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Flexible Online Classes
We understand the demands of balancing work, friends and family, and school can be challenging. That's why at University College, you can complete your program entirely online. Our online learning platform makes it easy to work anywhere at any time.
Our programs are developed and updated with the input of advisory boards composed of industry leaders and employers. This ensures that you'll learn what employers are looking for, and gain the most current information with a view to future industry trends, connecting you to future success.
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Accreditation & Associations
University College programs maintain the highest level of accreditation offered by The Higher Learning Commission, one of the regional accrediting bodies recognized by the federal government. The University of Denver and all of its academic programs are regionally accredited by this commission, and regional accreditation is the highest standard for universities in the United States.
To ensure our programs meet industry needs, the curriculum is closely aligned with national organizations such as the American College of Healthcare Executives and Medical Group Management Association, as well as local organizations such as the Denver Medical Study Group.
The HIMSS Academic Organizational Affiliate program shares industry knowledge and educates our students on critical issues in health information and technology by offering complimentary student memberships to HIMSS and other key benefits.