University of Southern California

Marshall Launches Online Master of Science in Global Supply Chain Management
Program to Start in Fall 2013
March 28, 2013 • by News at Marshall

The USC Marshall School of Business announces a new Master of Science in Global Supply Chain Management (MSGSCM). The 16-month online program, which will admit applicants beginning in April for fall 2013, will cultivate leaders and specialists in a multi trillion-dollar industry that is expected to grow at an annual rate of eight percent globally.

Designed for professionals who live and work in the North America, Asia-Pacific region-specifically India sub-continent, Greater China, South Korea and the United States, the Global Supply Chain Management degree program will be available to the students both synchronously and asynchronously via the Internet.

The comprehensive program focuses on both academics and practical applications, and includes two experiential trips to global logistics hubs in Los Angeles and Singapore. Online courses will offer the flexibility to access lectures anywhere, anytime. Integration of webinars and other online resources will be used to further enhance the program. Classes will be taught in English by faculty at the USC Marshall School of Business and enrolled students will have the opportunity to earn Lean Six-Sigma certification.

"Our program is designed with the working professional in mind, combining flexibility with rigorous academics, hands-on learning, a global network and international travel," said MSGSCM faculty director Dr. Ravi Kumar. "Given the growing opportunities in the field, Marshall's Master of Science in Global Supply Chain Management comes at the perfect time."

For further information, please visit http://www.marshall.usc/edu/msgscm

About the USC Marshall School of Business
Consistently ranked among the nation's premier schools, USC Marshall is internationally recognized for its emphasis on entrepreneurship and innovation, social responsibility and path-breaking research. Located in the heart of Los Angeles, one of the world's leading business centers and the U.S. gateway to the Pacific Rim, Marshall offers its 5,700-plus undergraduate and graduate students a unique world view and impressive global experiential opportunities. With an alumni community spanning 123 countries, USC Marshall students join a worldwide community of thought leaders who are redefining the way business works.