Supply Chain Management, M.S

Full Time

Supply Chain Management, M.S

Saint Louis University
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  • 30
  • Campus
  • Masters
  • 2 years


The supply chain management profession addresses the critical link between demand creation and the fulfillment of demand. Supply chain management professionals participate in fundamental decisions associated with current and future business success, addressing product design, sourcing, transportation, storage, e-commerce and delivery of the final goods to the customers. Information technology plays an important role in making transactions efficient (cost saving) and effective (meeting customer’s needs). The global nature of the supply chain industry makes this discipline exciting and rewarding.

Students in Saint Louis University's Master of Science in Supply Chain Management program will also gain additional exposure to the design, implementation and management of efficient ways to integrate the flow of materials and information among suppliers, manufacturers, warehouses and stores. The curriculum focuses on the theoretical as well as the applied supply chain and logistics skills that are essential in today’s competitive global supply chain environment. Students learn operations management, logistics, information technologies, finance, Lean/Six Sigma, ERP, project management and simulation to deliver the analytical skills employed in the public and private sectors.

Admission Requirements

Applicants who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents will also need to submit:

  • English Language Proficiency Scores: For non-native speakers of English, an official TOEFL or IELTS score report is also required and must be sent directly from ETS or the British Council (The school code is 6629 for ETS). TOEFL and IELTS scores should be no more than two years old. This program requires a TOEFL score of 88 and an IELTS broadband of at least a 6.5.

    • The Graduate Programs Office reserves the right to evaluate an applicant's English based on an admissions interview and/or an English language test. Based on the results from either or both, applicants may be referred to INTO SLU for additional coursework. 

Courses Units

You need to complete 30 credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at

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  1. Graduates will be able to apply an integrated enterprise approach of flow of goods, services and information from suppliers to customers.
  2. Graduates will be able to use quantitative techniques and computer models for analyzing and controlling manufacturing, inventory and operations management systems.
  3. Graduates will be able to analyze supply chains using a business process approach.
  4. Graduates will be able to apply analytical and computer models to facilitate logistics decisions.
  5. Graduates will be able to use purchasing and strategic sourcing concepts to optimize supply chain operations.
  6. Graduates will be able to apply the lean sigma approach to impose the quality of supply chain processes.
  7. Graduates will be able to understand the current technological issues needed to manage the flow of information in supply chains.
  8. Graduates will be able to collect, interpret, evaluate and analyze data relevant to supply chains.
  9. Graduates will be able to apply quantitative and computer models needed to make effective supply chain management decisions.

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