Supply Chain Management

Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

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Why Choose Logistics and Supply Chain Management?

Supply chain management specialists are integral to success in today’s market and this program is designed to meet the needs of managerial and operational employees who have logistics, inventory, procurement, management, or decision-making roles. This graduate program is designed for working professionals like you to help advance your career. This program is one year with a flexible, convenient education approach. You will spend four weekends in on-campus residences and do the remaining coursework online.

This program will give you a graduate education that will enhance your leadership career in the field of logistics and supply chain management. If you are curious, passionate about innovation, and like solving problems, a degree in supply chain management will prepare you to excel in wide variety of career paths and industries.


The field of supply chain management is continuing to grow as demand for professionals who manage the flow and transport of goods and services increases. This master’s program prepares you for careers that require knowledge in how to manage global supply chains for major corporations and organizations.

Our alumni work at:

  • CareSource
  • Computer Sciences Corp.
  • Crown Equipment
  • Dayton Freight
  • DP&L
  • Honda
  • J.B. Hunt
  • LexisNexis
  • Midmark
  • Reynolds and Reynolds
  • R&L Carriers
  • Seepex, Inc.
  • Sogeti
  • Speedway
  • Tata Consultant
  • Teradata
  • Taylor Communications (Standard Register)
  • WinWholesale
  • US Worldwide Logistics, Inc
  • Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
  • Yaskawa America, Inc.

Positions our alumni have held:

  • Business analyst or consultant
  • Computer applications and systems analytics
  • Information technology management
  • IT operations analytics
  • Database management or administrator
  • Information security analyst
  • Computer user support
  • IT support
  • Logistics analyst
  • Material planning manager
  • Operations analyst
  • Procurement manager
  • Purchasing specialist
  • Inventory control administrator
  • Supply chain business analyst

      Real-World Experience

      Since our program is geared towards working professionals, classes are focused on experiential learning with real-world experiences, case materials, and simulations taught by faculty and industry experts. You will learn alongside other business peers and leaders as you take the concepts you learn and apply them to real-world situations. You will participate in a capstone project that teams you up with a business or community organization to solve a problem for them.

      Success Stories

      Academics and Curriculum

      View Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management program information and degree requirements in the Academic Catalog.


      Admission Requirements

      • Bachelor’s degree—you must submit transcripts from your bachelor's degree, and your grade point average will be considered
      • 3.0 or higher undergraduate GPA*
      • Three professional letters of reference
      • Three or more years of business experience is preferred
      • International students must meet additional language requirements.

      The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE) are NOT required.

      *If your GPA is 2.7–2.99, you can be admitted conditionally and must maintain a 3.0 GPA for the first 12 credit hours of course work you complete. If you have a GPA below 2.7, you must complete the GMAT and then petition for conditional admission.

      How to Apply

      Apply online to the Graduate School and submit an application for the program.

      We encourage you to apply early because class sizes are limited.

      Contact the Chair of the School of Supply Chain Management, Marketing and Management, Kendall Goodrich (, when you apply so that your application status can be tracked.

      International Students

      Admitted international students are eligible for three years of Optional Practical Training (OPT), including one year of initial OPT and two years of STEM OPT. The STEM option gives you two more years to hone your skills and find the best use for your talents—and makes employers more likely to hire you. Please contact the University Center for International Education for more information on the admissions process for international students.



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