Our MBA with a Supply Chain Management specialization provides you with the strong business foundation needed to compete in a global market and become tomorrow's top executive.

Rapid changes in our economy, technology, and globalization heighten the importance of supply chain management in organizations. In the Supply Chain Management MBA, you learn to solve logistics problems, to mobilize your organization in achieving strategic objectives and to lead innovative solutions resulting in business success.
Program Highlights: 

  •     Accelerated 17-month program
  •     100% online  
  •     Highly interactive cohort format
  •     Well-rounded curriculum 
  •     Accessible and dedicated full-time faculty  
  •     Best value for a high quality, fully accredited online MBA program


The 20 Best Online Master in Supply Chain Management Degree Programs - GSU #15

Hot New MBA: Supply-Chain Management (June 2013 - Wall Street Journal) - GSU listed

Current article in Crain's Business on growth trends in Chicago area freight   

In 2014, the average salary for supply chain managers exceeds $109,000 while supply chain VP/General managers exceeded $175,000 (2014 Logistics Management Salary Survey)

The vast majority of executive Supply Chain positions specify a preference for the MBA degree (Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals)

Our program covers essential supply chain management issues facing organizations today:

  •     Forecasting and supply chain optimization
  •     Materials management
  •     Sourcing and procurement
  •     Distribution and logistics
  •     Warehouse, inventory and transportation management
  •     Cutting-edge theories and practices

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Fact Sheet: Online MBA in Supply Chain Management


  • Supplemental Application Requirements


    In addition to completing a university application for admission, paying the application fee, and submitting all official transcripts to the Office of Admissions, applicants must also submit the following documents listed below to CBPA as part of their application package:

    1. Normally, applicants will be expected to have a 3.0 cumulative G.P.A. (on a 4.0 scale) in their last 60 credit hours;
    2. A GMAT or GRE score from tests administered within five years of the date of admission*;
    3. Two confidential letters of recommendation from professional references (e.g. current or former college faculty member, current or former work supervisor, or community leader;
    4. A two page, double-spaced statement of intent which discusses personal short- and long-term career goals, reasons for pursuing an MBA degree at this time and what about this particular program is going to help reach those goals. Please give specific personal examples of leadership and provide other pertinent information to help the committee select candidates who can benefit from and contribute to the program. The statement of intent offers applicants the opportunity to demonstrate writing and communication skills and supports candidacy for the MBA degree; and
    5. A current resume.

    *Note: The GMAT or GRE may be waived for applicants who have (1) an undergraduate G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher for the last 60 hours, from a regionally accredited college or university, or (2) a graduate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.

    Items may be submitted separately; however, the application will not be considered for admission by the CBPA Graduate Admission Committee until all items have been received.

    The supplemental documents listed above should be sent to:

    CBPA Graduate Admissions Committee
    Governors State University
    1 University Parkway, G281
    University Park, IL 60484
    You may also send these as attachments to rwilliams2@govst.edu via email

  • Prerequisites and Foundation Courses


    Students will be expected to show evidence of completion of appropriate course work in the following areas. All prerequisite and foundation competencies must be completed with grade B or higher prior to beginning the cohort program:

    Written Communication (3)
    Calculus (3)
    MIS Collegial Proficiency Exam
    MGMT 6100 Foundations of Management and Marketing (3)
    MGMT 6700 Foundations of Managerial Statistics (3)
    ECON 6100 Foundations of Economics (3)
    ACCT 6100 Foundations of Accounting and Finance (3)

  • Online MBA Curriculum


    Degree Requirements
    I. Required Courses (24 Hours)
    ACCT 7101 Strategic Management Accounting (3)
    ECON 7500 Managerial Economics and Forecasting (3)
    FIN 7101 Financial Management (3)
    MGMT 7400 Operations Management: Strategies and Techniques (3)
    MGMT 7500 Organizational Behavior in the Global Context (3)
    MGMT 7600 International Business (3)
    MKTG 7100 Strategic Marketing (3)
    MIS 7101 Information Systems and Technology (3)

    II. Supply Chain Management Specialization (9 Hours)
    MGMT 8400 Global Supply Chain Management (3)
    MGMT 8410 Logistics, Transportation and Warehouse Management (3)
    MGMT 8430 Strategic Procurement and Materials Management (3)

    III. Master’s Final Project (3 Hours)
    MGMT 8900 Strategic Management in the Global Context (3)

    Total - 36 Hours