University of San Diego Master’s in Supply Chain Management Ranked in Nation’s Top 20 for Sixth Straight Year

U.S. News & World Report ranks the University of San Diego Master’s program in Supply Chain Management in the nation’s top 20 online graduate business programs for the sixth year in a row.

Ranked 16th in the nation, the program offers the latest in world-class practices in logistics, sourcing, sustainability and other topics to efficiently deliver goods and services. Through a flexible, online format, professionals looking to advance in their supply chain careers can learn at their own pace and continue to work regular business hours. The program can be completed in 24 months and requires only six visits to the USD campus.

U.S. News also ranks the program seventh-best in the nation for online graduate business programs for veterans.

 “We are very excited that our faculty’s and staff’s ongoing efforts to provide the highest-quality supply chain program in southern California has again been recognized by U.S. News,” said University of San Diego School of Business Dean Jaime Gómez.

USD’s overall score was 84 out of 100, with peer reputation, student engagement and faculty credentials and training receiving the highest scores.

“Through our program, students also have the opportunity to complete a project to save their organizations a minimum of $50,000 and up to several million dollars. Eighty two percent of graduates report receiving a salary increase three months after completing the program,” added Mary Long, Managing Director of the University of San Diego Supply Chain Management Institute.

USD’s master’s program is approved by The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) and was the first U.S. degree accredited by the Chartered Institute for Purchasing and Supply (CIPS).

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