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Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #601 (WUR) Bellingham, WA, United States
The Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management program at Western Washington University is a product of a cooperative effort between faculty and industry which has resulted in a curriculum that combines leadership, technology, and operations management.
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The Operations Management component develops knowledge on process design and analysis, materials planning and control systems, quality improvement, and strategic decisions. The Business component provides an understanding of business fundamentals as well as current business trends and practices. The Engineering Technology component provides a solid framework in engineering and manufacturing fundamentals, including computer-aided design with materials sciences. Finally, the work experience requirement puts all three segments into practice.

The Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management program at Western Washington University is designed to prepare students to meet the changing needs of the marketplace. Industry scholarships and internships coupled with a curriculum taught by dedicated and accomplished faculty is combination resulting in student success. The size of the program is relatively small (100-130 students), which means each student is given individual attention from a faculty advisor, senior level student mentor, and business mentor, and is eligible for scholarships.  

Careers and Graduate Studies

MSCM graduates find challenging and rewarding careers that are in high demand and have a 97% placement rate at graduation.

Western graduates have gained employment as:

  • Business Unit Manager
  • Cash Operations Analyst
  • Consultant - Supply Chain
  • Contract Manufacturing Representative
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Lean Workshop Leader
  • Manager - Business Continuity Planning
  • Manager - Supply Planning
  • Production Supervisor

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    128 alternative credits
    • 128-131 credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Core courses include:

  • Applied Business Statistics
  • Principles of Finance
  • Introduction to Management and Organizational Behavior
  • Business and Its Environment
  • Principles of Management Information Systems
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Operations Management

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

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    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • The International Student Application for Admission 
  • $60 non-refundable application fee
  • An essay that helps the Admissions Committee understand your academic goals, related experiences and/or preparatory course work, and professional goals
  • Official academic credentials
  • Evidence of English language proficiency
  • Statement of Financial Responsibility

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22890 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22890 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    22890 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22890 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6543 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6543 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Bellingham

  • 1109 - 1690 USD/month
    Living Costs

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