​Master's in Supply Chain Management Degree Program

Be an innovator in the supply chain space.

With a master's in supply chain management, you will do more than just learn about the latest best practices. A case-based curriculum with simulations will improve your existing skills in negotiations, cost management and sustainability.

Our flexible online format means you can learn at your own pace and still work regular hours. You will be able to immediately apply every innovative strategy you learn directly to your job. While our classes are web-based, you also get face-to-face time with faculty and classmates during three interactive, on-campus sessions.

As a graduate student at the Knauss School of Business, you will have access to our Supply Chain Management Institute, where you can further your professional development by networking at supply-chain specific job fairs and attending workshops that expose you to the latest trends in transportation strategies, strategic sourcing and risk management, and more.

USD's Master's in Supply Chain Leads the Way

The AACSB-accredited master's in supply chain management at the Knauss School of Business at the University of San Diego is the first degree program in the U.S. accredited by the Chartered Institute for Purchasing and Supply, a professional body that sets the global standard in procurement and supply management. And did we mention that U.S News & World Report ranks our supply chain master's degree #3 Best Online Graduate Business Programs in California?

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Program at a Glance


Complete the program while working full-time.


Online courses with three multi-day campus visits for in-person learning.

17 months

Time to complete degree (without taking additional electives).

CIPS Certificate

With three years of full-time professional experience, you will be eligible for this internationally recognized procurement professional certificate after completing the program. No test required.

12 Courses

12 required courses to complete the degree. Option to take another two additional electives courses on  project management and real-world project.

Extracurricular Opportunities

Our fall and spring conferences provide networking opportunities to interact with industry leaders and board members. We also offer a supply chain career fair.

1st in CA for Best (non-MBA) Online Master’s Business
2nd in CA, best supply chain programs
7th online graduate programs for veterans

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Professionals in front of Toyota building Career logistics. With a supply chain management master's degree, you will possess advanced skills that will help you take your organization to world-class supply chain status and enable you to advance to higher levels of management within your organization.
Professional students together Expand your supply chain acumen. Attend peer workshops and conferences where renowned companies such as Starbucks, Walmart and Cymer discuss their supply chain strategies and offer tips on best practices.
Business graduate at commencement Hold higher standards for yourself—and your company. With a Master’s in Supply Chain Management from Knauss, you will graduate as an agent of ethical change able to identify gaps in your organization's processes and make sustainable recommendations.

Companies that Hire Our Graduates

General AtomicsSolar TurbinesIlluminaAmazon

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