MS in Supply Chain Management

Boston University

Over the past half century, the area of supply chain management has grown from improving labor-intensive processes to managing complex global networks. Today, overseeing a modern, global supply chain means developing and mobilizing complex international networks—putting a premium on professionals who have expertise in supply chain theory, logistics, and international trade knowledge, along with the capability to navigate these geographically and culturally dispersed entities efficiently.

The Master of Science (MS) in Supply Chain Management program at Boston University’s Metropolitan College examines the design, optimization, and operation of a global supply chain. The curriculum covers the essentials of lean production, global supply chain coordination, risk mitigation, strategic logistics management, and import-export operations. Graduates of the program will be able to analyze and improve business process flows and become confident decisionmakers who will lead change and offer creative solutions that ensure prompt delivery of goods and services in an ever-changing global environment.

Learning Outcomes

  • An understanding of the importance of supply chain management decisions in developing a business strategy for a firm.
  • An understanding of how supply chain management strategies contribute to the overall competitive strategies of a firm.
  • Foundational knowledge in supply chain management and its core pillars, including logistics management, operations management, and international trade and logistics.
  • Knowledge of key supply chain management issues and tools vital in analyzing supply chain decision problems.
  • Students in the Master of Science in Supply Chain Management must select a concentration in Global Business, Logistics Management, or Quantitative Approaches.

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  • United States of America

Academic Degree




Medium (3-12 months)

  • English
  • In-Person

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