Master of Science in Global Supply Chain Management

Admissions Deadline:

Fall 2018 admission is now full and closed at this time for both the Executive Online and On-Campus program. We will be accepting 2019-2020 applications on September 1, 2018 if you are interested in applying for Fall 2019 admission. Applications are encouraged to apply early as MS GSCM is a competitive and selective program.

Decisions are released beginning in January 2019 through the online application system. The admissions committee reviews applications and conducts applicant interviews on a rolling basis.

Application deadlines:

  • Round 1: December 31, 2018
  • Round 2: March 1, 2019
  • Round 3: April 30, 2019 (International Students Deadline)
  • Round 4: *Rolling Admissions

*We will continue to accept applications after April 30. Applications received after this date will be considered on a first-come, first-served and space-available basis. If spaces for the program are filled, applicants that are accepted to the program would be deferred to start the following year. For merit-based scholarships, priority consideration is given to students who apply by March 1.   

To qualify for admission to the program:

Applicants must have earned the equivalent of a 4-year U.S. bachelor’s degree with a competitive GPA.

Work Experience:

Applicants should have at 1-2 years full time work experience is desirable for on-campus program applicants. For the online program, applicants should have a minimum of 3 years work experience.

Test Scores:

GMAT or GRE scores are required for the on-campus program. Applicants for the online program are not required to take either exam, but taking one is recommended.

For International students who did not complete a 4-year bachelor’s degree at an American, British, Canadian or Australian college or university, proof of proficiency in English is required for admission. TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores are required for the on-campus program.

GMAT or PTE scores must be issued directly to USC by the GMAT testing service using the Marshall MBA school code - 389-9C-23. Scores must be from tests taken within the last five years.

GRE and TOEFL test scores must be sent by the Educational Testing Service directly to USC school code 4852.

IELTS (optional): Choose USC from the list of institutions.

Can I still apply after the admissions deadline?

In some cases, if you are a resident of the United States, you can still apply up until the cohort is filled. However, for international students, we have the April 30th deadline to ensure that your I-20 arrives on time. For more information if you can still apply, please contact us directly at


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