Contract specialists are critical to managing the complete life cycle of a contract – from procuring goods and services for business operations to distribution and closing out contracts. A professional in acquisition and contract management requires a unique blend of business acumen and a mastery of statistical and quantitative analysis.
The Bellevue University Master of Science in Acquisition and Contract Management degree can be the catalyst to help advance your career as a contract manager. If you currently are an experienced professional in the field, you'll be prepared for mid- to advanced-level roles in acquisitions and contracts in any industry. You'll also gain the specialized knowledge and skills required for careers in military or federal government contracting entities and their contracting partners.
The Master's in Acquisition and Contract Management is offered as a flexible online degree. Our advanced curriculum combines business, financial management, and procurement principles with emphases on:
- Business relationships
- Strategic sourcing
- Risk management
- Contract financing
- Subcontracting plans
- Supplier selection
- Customer analysis
- Contractor responsibility
You will be prepared to apply complex knowledge of the legislation, regulations, and methods of operations used in contracting, supply chain and logistics considerations, cost factors, and product requirements, to enhance acquisitions management practices. All Bellevue University degrees are designed to deliver a transformative student learning experience that is flexible to accommodate your personal and work life.