The online Master of Science in Supply Chain Management provides professionals with the advanced expertise needed to lead companies to world-class supply chain management status. The program has 30 credits with 11 required courses, all delivered online.

The program offers the flexibility that professionals need as they pursue their graduate degree while working full time.

Benefits of Clarkson's program include:

  • Start any term.
  • Taught 100 percent online.
  • Tailor the program to fit your schedule, with part-time and full-time options. 
  • Earn merit-based scholarships. All students applying for School of Business programs will automatically be considered for merit-based scholarships.


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"Clarkson University’s Supply Chain Management programs have been ranked in the top 20 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for 17 years. Our Masters in Supply Chain Management program is designed for working professionals who strive to gain advanced expertise needed to lead companies to world-class supply chain management status. The program provides an integrated set of learning opportunities for those interested in effectively managing complex, global supply chains."

Farzad Mahmoodi, Professor of Operations & Information Systems / Joel Goldschein '57 Chair in Supply Chain Management

Career Outcomes

Distribution Managers in Supply Chain enjoy a mean salary of $103,320, with well paying jobs across the country, and over 139,000 openings in this job alone.

Clarkson Alumns have gone on to successful careers as Supply Chain Analysts, Planners and Senior Planners, Buyers, Forecasting Analysts, Financial Analysts, Scheduling Specialists, and Operations Managers.
Companies hiring Clarkson students for Supply Chain roles include Corning, Qualcomm, BAE, General Dynamics, Target, and Regeneron.

Clarkson Class of 2020 97 percent employment

Supply Chain Management Curriculum

The online MS in Supply Chain Management consists of 11 courses, including logistics strategies, supply management strategies, supply chain ethics and data analytics. 

Supply Chain Management Curriculum

Top-20 Global Supply Chain Management Program, U.S. News & World Report, America's Best Colleges

Supply chain management is one of the core competencies of Clarkson's Reh School of Business, as our undergraduate supply chain management program has been ranked Top 20 in the nation for 16 years by U.S. News & World Report.

General Admission Requirements

An application includes:

  • Completed online application
  • Transcripts from all institution(s) attended
  • GMAT/GRE scores (see full checklist for information about substitutions and waivers)
  • Resume or C.V.
  • Statement of purpose
  • 3 letters of recommendation

International applicants also need:

  • English Proficiency Testing (see full checklist for options)
  • U.S. Bachelor’s equivalency 
  • Certificate of finance to receive an I-20

For a comprehensive review of application requirements, please visit the full checklist of Admissions Requirements for Graduate Business Programs.

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Video Overview of the Online Business Programs

Watch the video to hear from Joshua LaFave, director of graduate business programs, as he discusses Clarkson's online MS in Supply Chain Management and Online MBA programs.


Merit-Based Graduate Business Program Scholarships

All students applying for Reh School of Business graduate programs will automatically be considered for merit-based scholarships and need not fill out a separate scholarship form. As long as funds are available, scholarships are given based on academic achievement (GPA) and GMAT (or equivalent) results. Additional consideration may also be given based upon the overall merits of an application.

There are four award levels associated with the Reh School of Business programs (see below). These guaranteed levels range between at least 15% up to at least 75% tuition discount**, based upon the overall merits of the candidates’ application. Awards are based on a percentage of the total cost of the specific program you are applying to. ***

  1. Fellowship (3.3 GPA, 550 GMAT) – at least 15%
  2. Dean’s (3.5 GPA, 600 GMAT) – at least 25%
  3. Presidential (3.7 GPA, 650 GMAT) – at least 40%
  4. Trustees (3.9 GPA, 700 GMAT) – at least 75%

Clarkson students are expected to continue satisfactory academic standing in order maintain scholarship status (must carry a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA in all graduate coursework). Accelerated BS/BA/MBA students who wish to qualify for merit scholarships should take the GMAT regardless of their grade point average.

Merit Scholarship Policy

*Candidates who have the GMAT (or equivalent) requirement waived as part of their application may still be considered for a merit-based scholarship. Levels will be based upon overall merits of the application, with a minimum award of at least 15%.
**Scholarship awards are for the full duration of enrollment in the program of study, and actual awards each semester are prorated based on credits pursued.
***Applicants who are receiving an employer benefit must select either the discount rate available through Clarkson’s agreement with their employer, or the merit-based scholarship award (the higher of the two), but not both.


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If you are interested in learning more, have questions or are ready to apply, contact:

Office of Graduate Business Programs
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