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  • Master of Science in Global Supply Chain Management

    The USC Master of Science in Global Supply Chain Management program uniquely prepares you for an increasingly global, complex, and ever-evolving world in supply chain management. We offer a world-class academic foundation in supply chain management with real-world applications in the form of live projects for leading companies as well as international and domestic site visits.

MS GSCM PROGRAM BENEFITS

We offer two delivery options. The Residential Program is designed for new professionals and recent college graduates to complete their degree at USC’s main campus in Los Angeles, the nation’s largest international trade hub. The Executive (Online) program offers working professionals the flexibility required to complete their degree while working full-time.Whether you have 10 years of experience working in supply chain, logistics, or have just graduated, the Master of Science in Global Supply Chain Management is flexibly designed around your academic and professional goals.

  • USC's master degree in Global Supply Chain Management's combines a business education similar to an MBA with the strong and functional knowledge expected from a Master Degree in Supply Chain Management or Logistics. Students will gain a complete understanding of subjects like strategic procurement, outsourcing, logistics and distribution, the role of information technology in managing global supply chains and how these impact the process of developing new products.

MS GSCM ACADEMIC OVERVIEW

The MS Global Supply Chain Management (MS GSCM) degree is a joint program offered by the Marshall School of Business in collaboration with the Viterbi School of Engineering, two top-ranked professional schools. Whether you have 10 years of professional experience in supply chain or just are just starting out in the field, our flexible Master of Science program can help you achieve your academic and professional goals. Choose your best path forward with our on-campus and online options.

Online

The Master of Science in Global Supply Chain Management for Executives (Online) program is designed to facilitate the needs of working professionals who wish to expand their knowledge of the rapidly-changing world of global supply chain management. This 30-unit program is designed to be completed in 4 semesters.

On-Campus

The on-campus program is designed for students who wish to engage with faculty and peers in a traditional classroom setting. Classes will be taught Monday-Friday at the University Park Campus in Los Angeles. The program is typically completed in four semesters (fall, spring, summer and fall) at the USC campus.

INSTITUTES + CENTERS

  • Randall R. Kendrick Global Supply Chain Institute

    The MS GSCM Program collaborates with the Randall R. Kendrick Global Supply Chain Institute (Kendrick GSCI) where they connect the world of Global Supply Chain Management through the utilization of Network, Education, and Advanced Research (NEAR). The Institute provides our students with industry projects, conferences, industry network events, lunch and learns, speaker’s series, international symposiums, and supply chain summits. Capitalizing upon its global network, industry experience, and renowned faculty, The Kendrick GSCI provides those technical skillsets and critical knowledge to set the benchmark for world-class global supply chain management. We cultivate and nurture supply chain professionals who are spearheading positive impact and transformations into more resilient and agile organizations.

APPLYING TO THE MS GSCM PROGRAM

Dates + Deadlines

The Fall 2023 Application Cycle is now open.

Application Dates & Deadlines for Fall 2023:

The following deadlines and notification dates apply to all Fall 2023* MS Global Supply Chain Management (on-campus and online) applicants:

Application Opens: September 1, 2022

Round 1: November 1, 2022 (notification by January 14, 2023)

Round 2: January 11, 2023 (notification by March 18, 2023) (Priority Housing Deadline)

Round 3: March 8, 2023 (notification by May 13, 2023)

Round 4:April 15, 2023 (notification by June 17, 2023) (On-Campus International Students Final Deadline**)

Rolling Review until July 7, 2023
Applications received after the Round 4 deadline will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the Fall 2023 Cohort is full or the final deadline passes.

REQUEST INFORMATION

For more information about this program, please fill out the form below. If you have further questions you may EMAIL the admissions team directly.






MS GSCM FACULTY

Our MS GSCM program boasts some of the most experienced and talented professionals in the supply chain industry and related fields.


Message From the Director: Nick Vyas

As the Academic Director of the Master of Science in Global Supply Chain Management (MS GSCM) Program and Founding Director of the Randall R. Kendrick Global Supply Chain Institute, I welcome you to the Global Supply Chain program.

Our global supply chain courses and innovative state-of-the-art electives expand the horizon for our executive online and full-time residential students. Our global supply chain ecosystem focuses on Network, Education, and Advanced Research (NEAR). This ecosystem consists of week-long experiential trips to Singapore, Malaysia, and Los Angeles, supply chain summits, international symposiums, industry projects, research, speaker’s series, lunch and learn, and dozens of industry networking events. In addition to events, our students also receive the lean six sigma green belt certification at the completion of the program. 

Our faculties are committed to providing exceptional analysis on current micro and macro analysis of the supply chain integrated with hands-on live projects and case studies. This program aims to ensure that your 16 months of investment in the MS GSCM program will help you diffuse 16 years of the industry learning curve. Our executive online program has been ranked #1 with U.S. News World Report (2023, 2022, 2021) for three consecutive years, and the residential program is ranked #5 with QS World Rankings (2023) and #5 in Gartner (2022). 

In the MS GSCM program, our students will graduate with the skills, knowledge, and resources that will help elevate and advance their careers in the industry. In addition, as part of the trojan family, the long-term relationships students develop in our Institute network will last a lifetime.

MS GSCM STUDENT LIFE

Welcome, Trojans! Here at the University of Southern California, we pride ourselves on our vibrant and robust student life. USC should feel like home and the university is committed to supporting all students through their journey at USC as part of the Trojan family.

During your time in the Master of Science in Global Supply Chain Management program, you’ll have the opportunity to study on our beautiful campus, participate in student activities, and explore sunny Los Angeles.

  • Global Supply Chain Club

    The Global Supply Chain Club (GSCC) is a student-led organization serving the graduate student body at USC Marshall. GSCC’s goal is to introduce members to supply chain and advance academic topics related to the field of global supply chain management. The club organizes formal and informal networking opportunities and introduce problem-solving and analysis skills valuable in the field. In addition, the club hosts workshops and panels discussion to allow its members to maximize recruiting opportunities. GSCC thrives to enrich the student experience of our members, while fostering a strong sense of community within the club and the MSGSCM program.

    Focus Areas:

    - Academic and Career Development

    - Internal and External Networking

    - Professional and Skill Development

    - Social Events and Cultural Celebrations