The rapid pace of change in the world requires thinkers who have not only technical depth, but leadership and communication skills to match. The MS in Supply Chain Management trains future leaders who contribute to the conscious effort by organizations with their network of providers, to develop and run supply networks in the way that best benefits the consumer and the company.
ASU Online offers start dates every 7.5 weeks.
Multiple enrollment sessions throughout the year.
12 credit hours are completed through the MIT MicroMasters in SCM

Increased competition from global competitors, the opening and closing of new markets, the need for sustainable business practices, the regulatory environment: any one of these examples of the complexity of the current economic environment is enough to make any business leader shudder. How can support vendors, service providers, customer concerns, product safety, and profit margins connect in a way that gets your product to the right consumer? This degree program, offered in collaboration with MITx MicroMasters® program in Supply Chain Management, provides students with the unique opportunity to learn from leading faculty at the #2 and #3 ranked supply chain management graduate programs in the country.

This online degree provides a thorough training in the technical elements of data and modeling, purchasing and procurement, and logistics to help graduates understand how to manage not just the flow of products, but also the processes that generate them. SCM is a discipline focused on data-driven changes that help an organization run more efficiently, infuses adaptability throughout the business operation, and has a high potential to bring sustainable business practices to the fore.

One of the top business schools in the country:

  • AACSB-accredited business school
  • # 2 online graduate business programs for veterans
  • # 3 for online graduate business programs
  • #3 ranked SCM department in the world (USNWR)


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Demand for supply chain specialists is expected to remain exceptionally high, and Arizona's location as a border state and site of significant international commerce highlights the robust employment opportunities locally, nationally, and internationally for graduates of this degree.


Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the W. P. Carey School of Business.

Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a four-year bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution, and have successfully completed the MITx MicroMasters® program in Supply Chain Management

Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of a student's first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.

All applicants must submit:

  • Graduate admission application and application fee
  • Official transcripts
  • edX learner transcript
  • 1 (one) Professional Letter of Recommendation
  • Resume

Additional Application Information

Applicants must complete the MIT MicroMasters® program in Supply Chain Management, with a B or better to be eligible for admission.

English Proficiency is satisfied by successful completion of the MicroMasters® program with a grade of B or better.

Prospective students will also be required to respond to a series of questions in essay format. Essays are focused on allowing the applicant to more clearly communicate their candidacy by showcasing parts of their employment history and experience that may otherwise be excluded from the review.

The letter of recommendation should comment on the student's motivation, commitment, achievements, work experience and opportunity for success in the program.

Complete application instructions may be obtained from the department's website.

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