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, on the edX platform, brings together faculty from two of the world's top three supply chain management programs in the country, providing the opportunity for admitted students to learn from some of the best in the field.

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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Next Start Date:

01/13/2020

Application Deadline:

12/16/2019
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Faculty at the W. P. Carey School of Business outperform other schools for their innovative research and impact. The school is ranked within top performers for research by the University of Texas at Dallas and was recognized as No. 1 for authoring impactful research by Technovation. W. P. Carey faculty include a Nobel Laureate, National Academy of Sciences members. Faculty and lecturers also appear in renowned journals and conferences and remain active with innovative companies to drive global impact and maintain a network of resources for students at ASU.

W. P. Carey 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.

Program Summary

Total Hours:

30

Related Careers

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.

Requirements

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 on edX with a cumulative score of 80% or above.

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

To send your edX learner transcript, follow these steps:

  1. On the My Learner Records page, find the program record that you want to share and select View Program Record.
  2. On the Record page for the program, select Send Learner Record.
  3. In the Send to Credit Partner dialog box, select Master of Supply Chain Management on edX, Arizona State University to send your record, then select Send.

After you select Send, the institution you shared your program record with can view the record for that program. For more information, go here.

Incomplete learner records will not be reviewed. Applicants currently in the MIT MicroMasters® program in Supply Chain Management must wait until all grades have posted before sending their learner record.

Additional Application Information

English Proficiency is satisfied by successful completion of the MITx MicroMasters® program in Supply Chain Management with a cumulative score of 80% or above. 

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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Below are the commonly asked questions about the Online Master of Science in Supply Chain Management program. You can also find more information at the following links:

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The MITx MicroMasters program credential in Supply Chain Management is a credential offered by MITx through the edX platform.

The program credential consists of five online courses covering all aspects of logistics and supply chain management along with a virtual proctored comprehensive final exam. Read more or enroll on edX here.
In order to be eligible for admission, you must complete the MITx MicroMaster in Supply Chain Management with a score of at least 80% or better in each course, including the final exam.

The total cost is $19,080. 

  • The MITx MicroMasters program credential in Supply Chain Management is $1,080.
  • The ASU Online Master of Science in Supply Chain Management is $18,000.

Yes, you must receive a score of at least 80% in each course, including the final exam.

You do not. By completing the MITx MicroMasters program with a grade of 80% or better, you have met the English Proficiency Exam.

Your diploma and transcript will not indicate that the degree was completed online. It will appear identically to the diploma and transcript of a student who completed his or her studies on-campus. 

There are five courses and a Comprehensive Final Exam in the MITx MicroMasters® program in Supply Chain Management:

  • SC0x is formatted to be always open. You have as many number of weeks as you may need to review the materials and practice problems.
  • SC1x - SC4x each run for 13 weeks. 

Once you have completed all five courses you will be invited to the next Comprehensive Final Exam (CFx). We expect you to take 14 - 18 months to complete all five courses and final exam. You can learn more here.

You will need to retake the course when it is offered again. To see course run dates, view the annual course schedule here.

After you have earned a certificate for a course which is part of an edX program, you can send your certificate on the My Learner Records page. Follow these steps:

  1. On the My Learner Records page, find the program record that you want to share and select View Program Record.
  2. On the Record page for the program, select Send Learner Record.
  3. In the Send to Credit Partner dialog box, select Master of Supply Chain Management on edX, Arizona State University to send your record, then select Send.
 

After you select Send, the institution you shared your program record with can view the record for that program. For more information, go here.

This program can be completed in 2.5-3 years or sooner:

  • MIT MicroMasters® in Supply Chain Management — 14-18 months
  • W.P. Carey Master of Science in Supply Chain Management — 18 months

To learn more about ASU course length and start dates, visit the ASU academic calendar here.

You only have to pay for the courses you are enrolled in. ASU also offers a payment plan, which provides you with the option to budget the payment of certain eligible university charges over several months within the semester. 

You will receive email updates on the status of your application, so be sure to check your ASU email regularly for these notifications. You can also see your status by logging into my.asu.edu with your ASURITE User ID and reviewing the section called ‘My Application Status’. This section will display pending checklist items or an application decision. If you have questions on pending items, please contact us toll-free at 1-844-353-7953.

Your bill will display in the my.asu.edu portal. The payment deadlines for each session are also displayed at https://students.asu.edu/academic-calendar.

More information on the ASU alumni network is available at https://alumni.asu.edu/.

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