Master of Science in Global Supply Chain Management

Admissions Deadline:

We are currently accepting applications for Fall 2019 admission. Applicants 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 31st, 2018
  • Round 2: March 1st, 2019 (Scholarship Priority Deadline)
  • Round 3: April 30th, 2019 (International Students FINAL Deadline)
  • Round 4: May 13th, 2019 (Rolling Admissions Final Deadline, if space is still available)

*We will continue to accept applications after April 30. Applications received after April 30th 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. Please note, the application portal will reopen for Fall 2020 in August 2019.

Mandatory orientation for both on-campus and online students will be held at USC from Sunday, August 4th to Friday, August 9th. On-campus students - please plan to be in Los Angeles by August 1st so you have a few days to get settled before orientation. Classes officially begin on August 26th.


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 least 1-2 years of full time work experience 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?

For international students, we have the April 30th deadline to ensure that your I-20 arrives on time. For more information, please contact us directly at


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