MS in Supply Chain Program, a STEM Designated Program

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University is home to the nation’s premier supply chain management (SCM) program. Founded in 1919 as a specialization in traffic and transportation, it has evolved into a nationally renowned, innovative program that focuses on improving efficiencies in SCM while training graduates to make meaningful contributions in the marketplace.

The global curriculum of the M.S. in SCM at Whitman combines classroom and experiential learning to help students build a solid knowledge base while developing strategic thinking skills. The analytical skills gained through the program also help graduates understand the implications of any business decision. Enhance your functional expertise and develop a specialized skill set in our challenging master’s degree programs. No matter which area best suits your professional interests and goals, a master's from Whitman will prepare you to enter your field as a very knowledgeable and marketable professional.


Three Plans for Pursuing Your Degree

At Whitman, we understand that curriculum, professors and practical learning are just a few of the variables that weigh in your decision of where to pursue an advanced degree. We know that an option for an academic timetable that fits your specific situation is also an important factor. To that end, we offer a traditional 9-month M.S. in SCM degree, a 16-month and an 18-month plan.

9-Month Plan

Fall 15 credits
Spring 15 credits

16-Month Plan

Fall 9 credits
Spring 9 credits
Summer Internship 3 credits
Fall 9 credits

18-Month Plan

Fall 9 credits
Spring 9 credits
Fall 9 credits
Spring 3 credits

Management Foundation Courses (9 credits)

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Finance
  • Marketing Management

One Selective Course (3 credits)

  • Global Supply Chain Strategy
  • Project Management
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Supply Chain Systems
  • Relevant course approved by the faculty
  • Internship

Supply Chain Core Classes (15 credits)

  • Introduction to Operations/Introduction to Supply Chain Management
  • Data Analysis
  • Supply Chain and Logistics Management
  • Management Science
  • Strategic Sourcing

One Culminating Experience (3 credits)

  • Lean Six-Sigma
  • Independent Study (Apics certification, Applied Project)

Program Costs

The estimated total cost for attending our MS in Supply Chain Management STEM designated program for the 2018-2019 academic year is detailed in the chart below. This chart is based on a student taking 18 credits in year one and 12 credits in year two. Your actual costs will vary based on the number of credits you take each semester and how many semesters you take to complete the program. You must take at least 9 credits for each of your first three semesters to maintain a full-time graduate student status.

The amount of your tuition bill each semester will vary according to the number of credit hours for which you register. The basic graduate tuition rate for the 2018-2019 academic year is US$1,559 per credit hour.

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Last updated June 3, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Sep 2019
2 years
28,062 USD
Tuition: 1st Year: $28,062 / 2nd Year: $18,708
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