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  • MS in Global Supply Chain Management Admissions

    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.

    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. The program includes two one-week experiential trips to international supply chain hubs in Singapore and Los Angeles, where students learn from local industry experts and policy makers, tour cutting-edge companies and facilities, and conduct their own research and presentations.

    All students work on real industry projects to earn their Lean Six Sigma Green Belt through our collaboration with the Randall R. Kendrick Global Supply Chain Institute and prepare for the digital transformation through core courses and electives covering supply chain analytics, blockchain, and artificial intelligence. In addition, our program is a joint program offered by the Marshall School of Business in collaboration with the Viterbi School of Engineering, which are two top-ranked professional schools at the University of Southern California and we are currently the Number One Ranked Online Graduate Business Degree Program with U.S. News & World Report.

Dates and 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.

*Admitted students will begin classes on August 21, 2023. Mandatory orientation for both on-campus and online students will be held on the USC campus before school start. The orientation is mandatory and typically a full week-long and all days are required, so please plan accordingly. On-campus students – we recommend arriving in Los Angeles a week before orientation to make sure your housing and space are set up before orientation. International students may arrive in the US up to 30 days before the first day of orientation to get settled and complete passport verification.

**No on-campus student applications will be accepted after the final on-campus program deadline. Applicants interested in applying for the Fall 2024 on-campus cohort will need to wait for the portal to reopen sometime in Fall.

PROGRESSIVE DEGREE PROGRAM

The Progressive Degree Program (PDP) enables superior USC undergraduate students to apply undergraduate coursework toward the completion of a USC master’s degree. Please review here for information about Progressive Degree Program. The MS GSCM program accepts PDP applications for Fall 2023 starting September 1, 2022.

Note: Progressive Degree Program (PDP) is only available to current USC undergraduate students.