As supply chains continue to evolve, professionals in the industry are faced with the challenges and complexities of creating sustainable supply chains in their organizations. The need to gain expertise in the field continues to grow, but it can be difficult to manage with professional and personal obligations. The Rutgers Business School Master of Science in Supply Chain Management program enables you with the tools and resources to meet the challenges of today’s supply chains head-on. Flexible and convenient online courses make it easy to complete your degree in your own time. The curriculum is adapted to address current trends in the industry, which allows the immediate benefit of using what you know in your everyday role. By building on your existing knowledge in business and supply chain management, we help you to develop the necessary skills to advance in your career. Ranked #6 in the nation according to the 2019 U.S. News & World Report for "Best Online Graduate Supply Chain Management/Logistics Business Programs," the Rutgers Business School Master's in Supply Chain Management one of the programs of its kind available entirely online, exclusively at Rutgers.
- Credits: 30 credits/10 courses
- Duration: The program can be completed in one year with a maximum of 8 years.
- Part-time and full-time
- 100% Online – with residency option
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the eligibility requirements?
Candidates for the program must hold a bachelor's degree or equivalent, preferably in business or related field. Admission to the program is highly competitive and it is expected that candidates meet the graduate admissions requirements of Rutgers Business School.
Can the program be completed entirely online?
The M.S. in Supply Chain Management program is designed to be completed online anytime, anywhere, in a highly interactive setting. Our online courses use Canvas as the web portal where students post assignments and take most exams electronically and can also interact with classmates through threaded discussions.
Who should consider earning their M.S. in Supply Chain Management?
A variety of working professionals benefit from this program, including but not limited to:
- Procurement, Purchasing, Sourcing and Supply Management Professionals;
- Production, Manufacturing, and Operations Professionals;
- Transportation, Warehousing, Inventory Management, Logistics Professionals;
- Project Management Professionals;
- IT Professionals.
Does the program provide F1 visas?
The program is completely online and does not require you to be on campus and hence does not provide an F1 visa.
What are the minimum requirements for receiving Financial Aid?
Students requesting financial aid must take at least six credits.
What is the total cost of the program?
1 credit is $1264, making a 3 credit course $3792. Ten 3-credit courses will equal $37,920.
How do students take classes?
Students access lectures via an online platform called Canvas and can play or replay lectures as often as necessary.
Do you accept transfer credits?
The MS SCM degree requires 30 credits from Rutgers Business School, therefore, transfer credits are not accepted.
What sort of real-world experience will I gain through the program?
Similarly to our regular face-to-face programs, the M.S. in Supply Chain Management curriculum is based on existing courses that have been taught by our distinguished faculty. All courses have been developed in collaboration with Supply Chain Management leaders who actively participate in our Rutgers Center for Supply Chain Management.
- 2019: #6 Best Online Graduate Supply Chain Management/Logistics Business Programs - U.S. News & World Report;
- 2019: #8 Best Online Master's in Management Program in the U.S. - Best Colleges;
- 2018: #2 Top Business Schools for Supply Chain Management - Find-MBA.com;
- 2018: #5 Top 25 North American Supply Chain Graduate Programs - Gartner;
- 2018: #6 Supply Chain Management program in the U.S. - U.S. News & World Report;
- 2018: #8 Best Online Master’s Program (Supply Chain Management) - Best Colleges;
- 2018: #9 Best Online Master’s in Supply Chain Management - Best College Review;
- 2018: #9 Best Online Graduate Business Programs: Supply Chain Management/Logistics U.S. News & World Report;
- 2017: #8 Supply Chain Management journal research output - globally (#7 in the U.S. and #3 among Big 10) - The SCM Journal List;
- 2017: #9 Best Business School for Supply Chain Management/Logistics - U.S. News & World Report;
- 2016: #7 Graduate Supply Chain Management program in North America - Gartner;
- 2016: #11 Graduate Supply Chain Management program nationwide - U.S. News & World Report;
- 2016: #14 Online graduate business programs in the nation (excluding MBA) Supply Chain Management - US News & World Report.
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