This program is designed for supply chain managers and mid- to top-level executives who are ready to experience the career-changing benefits an MSU SCM graduate degree can provide. Our M.S. in Supply Chain Management students want to positively impact their daily performance, while preparing for success in future stages of their supply chain management careers. Ideal candidates will have several years of supply chain management experience or several years of other functional management experience they are looking to apply in a new supply chain role. They also have a high degree of advancement potential into an organizational leadership role and possess important personal attributes.

Application Deadline

Visit our academic calendar for the application deadline, as well as registration deadline and start/end dates per semester.

Admission Criteria

To be considered for MSU’s Master of Science in Supply Chain Management, you must have:

  • An undergraduate degree from a regionally or nationally accredited institution with at least a 3.0 overall GPA, official transcripts to be provided.
  • A minimum of two years of professional supply chain work experience.

A GMAT or GRE score may be required. Qualified applicants with three or more years of full-time professional supply chain work experience and a cumulative undergraduate average GPA of at least 3.0 are not required to submit either a GMAT or GRE for admission consideration. Applicants may compensate for deficiencies in their GPA by providing a strong score on the GMAT or GRE. Submitted GMAT or GRE scores must not be more than five years old.

Transfer Credit Policy

Transfer credit is not accepted from other institutions for this program.

Application Requirements

Applicants must submit the following items:

  • A completed application.
  • A one-time, nonrefundable $100 application fee and transcript fee.
  • Official bachelor’s degree-bearing transcript. Transcripts from Michigan State are not required.
  • Current resume detailing professional work experience, academic credentials and related accomplishments, and pertinent biographical information.
  • Three letters of recommendations from professional, work-related references, preferably supervisors.
  • Two personal statements of career goals and relevant information:
    • Professional/Academic Background – Please tell us about your background, both professional and academic, and how these experiences have prepared you for a graduate program in supply chain management. (Maximum 750 words or 2 pages.)
    • Professional Goals – What are your professional goals in the supply chain management field? How do you plan to achieve these goals, and how does the M.S. in Supply Chain Management fit into this plan? (Maximum 750 words or 2 pages.)

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For additional details on the Broad Master of Science in Supply Chain Management program at MSU, complete our brief request form. We look forward to connecting.