MS Supply Chain Management Frequently Asked Questions

What are the eligibility requirements?

Candidates for the program must hold a bachelor's degree or equivalent, preferably in business or related field. Admission to the program is highly competitive and it is expected that candidates meet the graduate admissions requirements of Rutgers Business School. Please see the exact admission requirements on the Admissions page.

Can the program be completed entirely online?

The M.S. in Supply Chain Management program is designed to be completed online anytime, anywhere, in a highly interactive setting. Our online courses use Canvas as the web portal where students post assignments and take most exams electronically and can also interact with classmates through threaded discussions.

Who should consider earning their M.S. in Supply Chain Management?

A variety of working professionals benefit from this program, including but not limited to:

  • Procurement, Purchasing, Sourcing and Supply Management Professionals
  • Production, Manufacturing, and Operations Professionals
  • Transportation, Warehousing, Inventory Management, Logistics Professionals
  • Project Management Professionals
  • IT Professionals

Does the program provide F1 visas?

The program is completely online and does not require you to be on campus and hence does not provide F1 visa.

What are the minimum requirements for receiving Financial Aid?

Students requesting financial aid must take at least six credits.

What is the total cost of the program?

1 credit is $1264, making a 3 credit course $3792

Ten 3-credit courses will equal $37,920

How do students take classes?

Students access lectures via an online platform called Canvas and can play or replay lectures as often as necessary.

Do you accept transfer credits?

The MS SCM degree requires 30 credits from Rutgers Business School therefore transfer credits are not accepted.

What sort of real-world experience will I gain through the program?

Similarly to our regular face-to-face programs, the M.S. in Supply Chain Management curriculum is based on existing courses that have been taught by our distinguished faculty. All courses have been developed in collaboration with Supply Chain Management leaders who actively participate in our Rutgers Center for Supply Chain Management.

Are scholarships available for the online MS Supply Chain Management program?

Scholarships are available to incoming students who demonstrate commitment to Sustainability/ the Triple Bottom Line in his or her career. The Triple Bottom Line aims to measure the financial, social, and environmental performance of organizations, essentially their impact on profit, people, and the planet. As a program, we are committed to instilling in our students the importance of all three. In order to apply for the scholarship, please submit (2) essays discussing aspects of your career (a specific project, initiative, or position) that focus on at least two of the three bottom lines. Please submit the essays to