Master of Science in Global Supply Chain Management

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A Global Approach

Develop your own uniquely global perspective and skill set

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STEM Eligible

International Students benefit from 36 months of full US work authorization

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Experience, in every way.

Collaborate with leading companies, network with professionals, and take part in experiential trips around the world

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Lean Six Sigma Certification

Enhance your education with certifications and other extracurricular activities

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Deep Integration with Industry

Access the largest global network of industry professionals through the USC Marshall Center of Global Supply Chain Management

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Ranked #1online program by us news and world report 2020

Why USC Global Supply Chain Management?

The Master of Science in Global Supply Chain Management is a joint program offered by the Marshall School of Business in collaboration with the Viterbi School of Engineering, two top-ranked professional schools at the University of Southern California. Combining 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, USC's Global Supply Chain Management program uniquely prepares you for an increasingly global, complex, and ever-evolving world.

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 masters program can be completed at USC's campus in Los Angeles, the nation's largest international trade hub. Alternatively, you can complete the Master of Science in Global Supply Chain Management for Executives (Online), which offers executives the flexibility required to build on their experience at their own pace. Our Online program is ranked #1 by the U.S. News and World Report 2020.

on campus 30 units taken in person at our Los Angeles campus and online 30 units taken through distance learning technology

 

Benefits of the program include:

 

Academics

Top-Tier Academics: 

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.

Industry Access

Unmatched Access to Industry: 

Through the USC Marshall Center for Global Supply Chain Management, students benefit from unparalleled access to the largest global network of industry professionals. Students can attend round-tables and listen to speakers or take part in events like the Center's Annual Global Supply Chain Excellence Summit and Industry-Network Connect (INC) networking night.

Experiential Learning

Experiential Trips: 

Students will travel to a dynamic international supply chain hub for a week-long intensive experiential learning trip. Students will learn from local industry experts and policymakers, tour cutting-edge companies, facilities, and infrastructure projects as well as conduct their own research and presentations. At the end of the program, students will also spend a week visiting the highly-restricted facilities of companies like UPS, Walmart Distribution Center, and Performance Team in Los Angeles

Live Projects

Live Projects: 

Moving far beyond case studies, USC Supply Chain students gain valuable experience within the supply chain industry by taking part in real-time research and projects. Conducted in partnership with major companies and industry leaders, students develop and discover solutions to challenging supply chain issues.

Certificate

Certifications: 

As part of the program, all students have the opportunity to further enhance their education by completing a Lean Six Sigma supply chain management certificate course offered by the USC Marshall Center for Global Supply Chain Management.

STEM Eligable

STEM Eligible: 

Our program is a STEM Designated Degree Program according to the US Department of Homeland Security. This allows international students wishing to work in the US the benefit of 36 months of full work authorization after graduation. 

Trojan Stories: A Student and Alumni Speaker Series

Sam Ganguly

Global Supply Chain Manager

 Tesla

Gina Woullard

Vice President of Manufacturing

 Northrop Grumman Corporation

Laura Springer

Waterways Management Policy Division Chief

U.S. Coast Guard

Program Rankings

Our Master’s program is one of top ranked program in the country. We were Ranked #1 for our Online Master's program by the U.S. News & World Report 2020, BestColleges 2020, and TheBestSchools.org 2020. Our classes are not only taught by world-renowned faculty who are leading scholars and experts in their fields but we strive to excel in all areas of the program including education, research, industry outreach, networking, and global connectivity.

US News

#1

U.S. News & World Report 2020

Best Online Master’s in Business Programs

Best Colleges

#1

BestColleges 2020

Best Online Master’s in Supply Chain Management

Best Schools

#1

TheBestSchools 2020

Best Online Master’s in Supply Chain Management

QS

#6

QS World University Rankings 2021

Best Master’s in Supply Chain Management

Gartner

#23

Gartner 2020

Top North American Supply Chain Graduate Program