January 6, 2016
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Adelphi University Launches Master’s Program in Supply Chain Management

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Adelphi University Robert B. Willumstad School of Business is pleased to announce that it will start offering a new graduate degree, M.S. in supply chain management this spring semester. This innovative program will prepare students for careers in the rapidly expanding field of supply chain management and logistics which touches nearly all businesses. Students have the flexibility to complete their program on either a full- or part-time basis, in as little as one year.

Managing the supply chain efficiently and effectively has become critical today for most businesses as they try to optimize multiple production, sourcing, and distribution processes across the world.

Designed for working professionals and those seeking entry into positions in logistics, sourcing, and related fields, Adelphi’s rigorous, leading-edge program comprised of 30-36 credits (depending on prior coursework). A set of core courses is complemented with a selection of electives and an integrated capstone. Graduates of the program will be fully prepared to meet the growing demand for trained professionals in this expanding sector of the economy. Supply chain management positions are found in all types of organizations from manufacturing to healthcare, financial services to retailing.

The Adelphi business faculty has distinguished itself in the area of supply chain management and provided expertise to the field. Students pursuing the degree will learn from professors Zhimin Huang, Allan Ashley and Chirag Surti.

“This new Master’s degree program in supply chain management reflects the commitment of the Willumstad School of Business to offer academic programs that meet the needs of employers and industries in our region,” said Rajib N. Sanyal, Ph.D., dean of the Willumstad School of Business. “Students completing this program will be well prepared for the most competitive positions in this fast growing sector of our economy.”

The Willumstad School of Business is accredited by AACSB International. The School is known for its small class sizes, evening classes, and easy accessibility. Its nearly 18,000 engaged business alumni, many in the New York State region, is a powerful network and resource to students.

Classes are forming now. For more information about the program, attend the Open House on Wednesday, January 13, from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m., at the Performing Arts Center on the Garden City campus. For further details and to enroll, please contact Mike Minutoli, director of graduate programs at the Willumstad School of Business at 516.877-4670 or

About Adelphi: A modern metropolitan university with a personalized approach to higher learning.

Adelphi University is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university offering exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training with particular strength in its Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Adelphi is dedicated to transforming students’ lives through small classes, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support student success.

Founded in Brooklyn in 1896, Adelphi is Long Island’s oldest private coeducational university. Today Adelphi serves nearly 8,000 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, New York—just 23 miles from New York City’s cultural and internship opportunities—and at dynamic learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online.

More than 100,000 Adelphi graduates have gained the skills to thrive professionally as active, caring citizens, making their mark on the University, their communities and the world.

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