Master of Science in Supply Chain Management


Supply chain management is the management of business activities from product development, sourcing, production and logistics to managing the resources and related capabilities the organization needs in the accomplishment of its strategic objectives.

The Master of Science in Supply Chain Management (MS SCM) degree program introduces students to current supply chain operating practices, analysis methods, technology, applications and strategy developments. It also provides students with advanced knowledge on how to identify, resolve and manage complex operational problems.

The MS SCM uniquely prepares students to be next-generation business leaders with skills and competencies necessary to perform across functions within an organization. The program has received a seal of approval from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM), the largest supply management association in the world.

For students who are unable to attend on-campus classes, the program is available online to engage students anywhere focusing on SCM.

Career Options

Graduates of the program seek such positions as: supply chain manager/director, strategic sourcing manager/director, materials director, strategic planner and supplier management analyst.

Application Requirements

Degree requirements: A bachelor's degree from an institution in the United States, or its equivalent (all majors are considered).

GPA: Students must maintain a 3.0 grade-point average (GPA) in both core courses and in aggregate courses to qualify for the MS degree.

Test score required: Yes

Competitive GMAT (GRE also accepted) performance based on a score that is less than five years old.

International applicants must submit a TOEFL score of at least 80 on the Internet-based test that is less than two years old.

Letters of recommendation: Minimum of one

All master's programs will require at least one letter of recommendation which can be either academic or professional.

Resume required: Yes

Admissions essay required: Yes

Personal essay outlining academic interests and goals.

Deadlines: University deadlines apply.