Online Master of Science in Supply Chain Management

Are you interested in learning how supply networks are managed to provide maximum benefits to consumers and companies alike? The Master of Science in supply chain management program helps you gain technical knowledge and hone the leadership and communication skills needed to compete for positions in the U.S. and around the globe.

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Next start date: 08/18/2022


Total classes: 10

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 30

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What is an online supply chain management master’s degree?

Supply chain management is a discipline focused on data-driven changes that help an organization run more efficiently, infuse adaptability and bring sustainable business practices to the forefront.

Centered around the ways globalization affects the business landscape, the online supply chain management master’s degree teaches you how to answer the question: How can I support vendors, service providers, customer concerns, product safety and profit margins in a way that gets my product to the right consumer?

As a graduate, you’ll understand how to address a wide range of complexities in the current economic environment, including:

  • Implementing sustainable business practices.
  • Navigating the regulatory landscape.
  • The opening and closing of new markets.

To be eligible for the supply chain management program, you must complete the ASU CareerCatalyst Foundations in Supply Chain Management or MITx MicroMasters® Program in Supply Chain Management.

What will I learn in this online supply chain management master’s degree?

 

The online supply chain management master’s curriculum emphasizes data-driven changes to improve efficiency, increase organizational adaptability and encourage sustainable business practices. Throughout the courses, you’ll learn about a wide range of topics, such as:

  • Logistics, including the flow of products.
  • Production processes.
  • Purchasing and procurement.
  • Technical elements of data and modeling.

As a graduate, you’ll bring a firm grasp of the entire supply chain process to your current or future employer. You’ll develop the skills needed to connect support vendors, service providers, customer concerns, product safety and profit margins in a way that gets products to the right consumer at the right time.

Is a master’s in supply chain management worth it?

 

Yes. Now more than ever, the accelerating pace of change in the world requires thinkers with technical depth, and leadership and communication skills to match. The online supply chain management master’s degree creates 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.

Additionally, from ASU's W. P. Carey School of Business, the supply chain management program provides the unique opportunity to learn from leading faculty at one of the top ranked supply chain management graduate programs in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report.

Will my supply chain management degree say 'online'?

No, Arizona State University’s diplomas don’t specify whether you earn your degree online or in person. All diplomas and transcripts simply say “Arizona State University.” That’s because ASU Online students learn from the same faculty and receive the same course content as in-person students receive.

Online supply chain management master’s degree courses

By completing either the ASU CareerCatalyst Foundations in Supply Chain Management or MITx MicroMasters® Program in Supply Chain Management, you’ll receive 12 credit hours in ASU’s supply chain management program, fulfilling the requirements of SCM 502, SCM 541, SCM 532 and SCM 515. These credits are granted and transferred upon admission into ASU Online's W. P. Carey School of Business. The remaining six courses needed to complete the program include:


Core

Case Studies in Global Supply Chain & Logistics


Core

Project Management


Core

Seminar: Sustainability and Social Responsibility


Core

Strategic Procurement


Core

Supplier Management and Negotiation


Capstone

Advanced Supply Chain Planning and Control


What can I do with an online supply chain management master’s degree?

With this master’s in supply chain management, you can apply your knowledge in a variety of business settings across the globe, including companies such as Exxon, Intel, Honeywell, Walmart, Dell and more. Potential careers include, but are not limited to:

Category manager

Import/export agent

Inventory manager

Production manager

Sourcing leader

Supply chain manager

Study with renowned and award-winning faculty members

Faculty at the W. P. Carey School of Business are passionate about innovative research and impact. Our school fosters an environment of global thinking, with a cohort of award-winning faculty from six continents around the globe and a student body which represents more than 100 countries. Faculty accolades include:

  • National Academy of Sciences members.
  • Nobel laureate.
  • Renowned journal publications.
  • Speakers at national conferences.

Study with renowned and award-winning faculty members

Faculty at the W. P. Carey School of Business are passionate about innovative research and impact. Our school fosters an environment of global thinking, with a cohort of award-winning faculty from six continents around the globe and a student body which represents more than 100 countries. Faculty accolades include:

  • National Academy of Sciences members.
  • Nobel laureate.
  • Renowned journal publications.
  • Speakers at national conferences.

Online supply chain management master’s degree admission requirements

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

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Study at one of the best business schools in the country

The W. P. Carey School of Business is one of the top business schools in the country. Our AACSB-accredited business school is committed to delivering excellent quality and great value. Our 2021 U.S. News & World Report rankings reflect our commitment to academics, groundbreaking research and positive student outcomes.

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Financial aid can reduce out-of-pocket costs, resulting in less financial stress and increased academic confidence. Learn more.

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Our tuition calculator can help you estimate full-time tuition fees for this program without financial aid. Keep in mind: More than 80% of our students receive financial aid.

Financial aid can reduce out-of-pocket costs, resulting in less financial stress and increased academic confidence. Learn more.

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