Master of Science in Global Supply Chain Management

Admission Requirements

Satisfy the Admission Requirements for Graduate Degrees.

Applicants must submit: all college transcripts, GMAT or GRE scores, two letters of recommendation, a resume of no more than three pages, and a 300-500 word personal statement describing how the Master of Science in Global Supply Chain Management (MS GSCM) will help the applicant attain his/her career or personal goals.

Applicants must take and submit scores from the GMAT or GRE. This requirement may be waived if the applicant has 3 or more years of supply chain work experience or a previously earned graduate degree in any discipline from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or a foreign equivalent.

Applicants with a lower GPA but strong professional experience will be considered for potential success in the program and are encouraged to apply.

Application fees will follow UAA guidelines.

All requirements for applicants whose native language is not English or whose baccalaureate degree was conferred by an institution where English was not the language of instruction will follow UAA testing requirements.

Academic Requirements

Students in the MS GSCM program are expected to complete a minimum of 6 credits each semester, starting with the first term of enrollment. Failure to comply with the 6 credit minimum each semester may result in a student being dropped from the program.

Students enrolled in the MS GSCM program must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.00, with no individual course grade lower than a C.

Students enrolled in the MS GSCM program must maintain and present a portfolio demonstrating their professional competencies and highlights of work completed throughout the program.

Graduation Requirements

Program Requirements

LOG A661Logistics and Global Supply Chain Management: Applications and Strategy6
LOG A665Quantitative and Financial Performance Metrics for Global Supply Chain Management 6
LOG A664Leadership Principles and Management Skills for Global Supply Chain Managers 6
LOG A662Supply Chain Technology and Systems6
LOG A663The Role of Global Supply Chain Management in International Trade6

A total of 30 credits is required for the degree.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

At the completion of the MS GSCM program, graduates will be able to:

  1. Collect and synthesize inbound, internal, outbound, and flow information from a real world supply chain setting; identify strategic challenges observed; and propose corresponding strategic directions in supply chain management.
  2. Evaluate current supply chain information systems and innovative supply chain management technology and evaluate their application in specific contexts.
  3. Outline the trade agreements, market entry strategies, risks, international commercial documents and export packaging requirements, customs clearance procedures, and physical distribution factors in a global supply chain.
  4. Propose and apply solutions for managing and leading others in real world global supply chain management contexts.
  5. Explain and evaluate multiple factors that impact the cost of logistics and supply chain management.