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Master of Science in Supply Chain Management (Online)

Ranked one of the "Best Online Graduate Programs" in the country by U.S. News & World Report

Attend an Open House

Join us on Saturday, October 27th on our Newark Campus or on Sunday, November 11th on our Livingston Campus to learn more about our program.

We are leaders in supply chain management.

The Rutgers Master of Supply Chain Management is part of a family of highly-ranked supply chain programs.
Your online experience is built on an industry-informed curriculum and taught by top-tier professors who are experts in the field.

Top Business Schools for Supply Chain Management, 2017 (Find-MBA.com)


Best Business School for Supply Chain Management/Logistics, 2017 (U.S. News & World Report)


Best Online Graduate Programs (SCM), 2016 (U.S. News & World Report)

Advance a Career in Supply Chain Management

The Rutgers online Master of Science in Supply Chain Management is designed to deepen the knowledge of Supply Chain Management professionals by providing them with intense instruction in the latest tools, techniques, and strategies that are considered “Best Practices”. Our program is an innovative, solution-oriented master’s degree that can be instrumental in taking you to the next level in your career.

Program Highlights

  • Master of Science degree awarded by Rutgers Business School
  • 100% Online – with residency option
  • 30 credits (10 courses) – can be completed in one year with a maximum of 8 years
  • Certificate option with the completion of four courses
  • Three admissions cycles per year (Fall, Spring, Summer)
  • Award-winning RBS faculty and highly experienced industry executives (from leading companies such as J&J, IBM, Bristol-Myers-Squibb, Church & Dwight, Panasonic, and others)
  • Diverse students from various backgrounds, industries and experience levels

To learn more and for an in-depth look into our program, please read this Q&A with our Program Director and review our program summary.

Put your career into overdrive

Our students are our primary focus. We strive to foster an engaging and supportive learning community, drawing on the unique experiences of each student. The success they are having in their careers speaks for itself. While enrolled in the program, current students enjoyed an almost 19% increase in base salary, and alumni already experience a 26% increase. You can see more about who our current students are and why they picked our program on our students and alumni page.

Top-Quality Online Learning

Our program has been recognized for our curriculum. Like our traditional highly-ranked face-to-face graduate programs, we strive to create an engaging community of students. Our 10-course program can be completed in as little as one year and is 100% online, without any residency or on-campus requirements. The program is designed to be completed online anytime, anywhere, in a highly interactive setting.

General Admissions Criteria

The Admissions Committee generally looks at:

  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better (ideally in SCM or other business major or engineering from an accredited college or university)
  • Reasonable experience to demonstrate familiarity with supply chain concepts
  • Well written essays as part of the application (3)
  • Strong letters of recommendation (3)
  • For foreign students: this program does not grant F1 Visas
  • Foreign students need to have their undergraduate degrees evaluated by an NACES member (we have experience with "Educational Perspectives" for their fast turnaround)

Ready to take the next step? To view our Application Deadlines, Tuition & Fees, Application Checklist, or to start your application, please visit our Admissions page.

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Faculty Spotlight

Rudi Leuschner

Associate Professor

Professor Leuschner is the curriculum coordinator for the MBA supply chain management concentration. His primary research focuses on customer service, especially the integration of marketing and logistics aspects and their impact on customer satisfaction and business outcomes. A second research interest is in generalizable research in supply chain management. Generalizable...