M.B.A., Supply Chain and Maritime Port Management Specialization

To be eligible for admission an applicant will be required to present the following:

  1. A 250-500 word essay discussing your goals and objectives for pursuing admission to the degree program to which you are applying
  2. Official transcripts from all previous colleges attended or official NACES course-by-course evaluation of any foreign transcripts
  3. Two (2) letters of recommendation
  4. Professional résumé or CV
  5. Official documentation of English Language Proficiency (TOEFL/IELTS) or waiver if applicable

Graduate students apply to NJCU on a rolling basis with six possible starts each calendar year.

Candidates may apply for and be accepted into the University. Those intending to enter the MBA program in the School of Business will need to successfully complete pre-requisite courses or BUSI 599 Graduate Business Essentials.

Candidates must have and maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 out of 4 to remain in a graduate business degree program.

Admission Requirements:

  • The completion of a Bachelor's degree.
  • A cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0
  • Students whose undergraduate GPA is below 3.0 may be considered for admission and matriculation with the following conditions:
    • Business undergraduate majors with a GPA below 3.0 must take BUSI 599 in the first semester and attain a grade of B or better to continue in the MBA or MS program, or
    • Non-business majors must take BUSI 599 in the first semester and attain a grade of B or better to continue in the MS or MBA program 
  • Meet all minimum requirements of the Graduate Studies Office including: completed application; transcripts; recommendation letters; essay; and resume. An interview may be requested.
  • Additional requirements for international students include: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) test results, and Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE), or World Education Services (WES) evaluation of international transcripts.
  • Up to nine graduate course credits in applicable content from other institutions may be accepted with approval of the School of Business.

To apply for graduate study go to the Graduate Application web page
For more information about the TOEFL exam go to TOEFL

Prerequisite Requirements:

The 36-credit course of study assumes an undergraduate degree in Business, which includes financial accounting at the intermediate level, and two semesters of statistics. Students with a degree in Business, but without these courses may be required to take:

BUSI 599 with the embedded Harvard Business School Online Credential of Readiness (CORe) in the first semester and attain a grade of B to continue in the MBA program.

MGMT 516Global Strategic Management3
MGMT 518Business Analytics in Supply Chain, Logistics and Maritime Port Management3
MGMT 595Executive Communication3
MGMT 710Operations and Management of Transportation3
MGMT 715Operations and Supply Chain Management3
MGMT 716Maritime Management3
MGMT 717Maritime Port Management3
FINC 507Corporate Financial Management3
FINC 514Introduction to Business Analytics and Data Science3
ACCT 552Strategic Profitability Analysis: Accounting for Managers3
MKTG 515Contemporary Marketing Perspectives: Trends, Strategies and Practice3
BUSI 799Interdisciplinary Capstone in Business Administration3
Total Credits36

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Master of Business Administration with a Specialization in Supply Chain and Maritime Port Management program, students will be able to:

  1. Identify ethical issues and understand the implications of social responsibility for sustainable business practices.
  2. Evaluate information and apply critical thinking skills to identify solutions and inform business decisions.
  3. Utilize technology, apply quantitative methods and interpret data to solve business problems.
  4. Integrate knowledge of core business concepts and collaborate productively as part of a team.
  5. Work effectively in a diverse environment and understand how global and cultural issues effect the organization and its stakeholders.
  6. Compose clear and concise forms of written communication to effectively convey ideas and information associated with business topics.
  7. Communicate business concepts effectively through oral presentation.