MS in Global Supply Chain Management Program School of Business Administration Portland State University

MS in Global Supply Chain Management Program School of Business Administration Portland State University

Portland, OR
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
33%
67%
student ratio
39
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
May 1
fall application deadline
65%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Overview

An Innovative Online Graduate Program in Global Supply Chain Management

Portland State University (PSU) offers an innovative Master of Science (M.S.) in Global Supply Chain Management degree program. The online program is part-time. Perfect for busy supply chain management professionals, the M.S. degree can be completed within 21 months.

The M.S. in in Global Supply Chain Management degree program is offered through PSU's renowned School of Business Administration.

A Top Business School at Portland State University

The School of Business Administration (SBA) at Portland State University is ranked among the best business school in the United States. "U.S. News and World Report" ranks its part-time Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degree program among the top 100. The "Princeton Review" not only ranks Portland State University's business programs among the best in the nation, but also notes its strong connections to the Portland business community.

The School of Business Administration services businesses in Portland and the Pacific Northwest in technology, aerospace, heavy equipment, apparel, transportation, and food and alcohol industries.

Graduate Success

Graduates of Portland State University business programs have acquired prestigious positions with both national and international corporations, including Boeing, UPS, Samsung, the Gap, Apple, and Nike. These and other leading companies look to PSU to recruit managers and business leaders.

PSU graduates works as supply chain and procurement managers, global logistic specialists, product analyst managers, and hold positions in other areas as well.

The M.S. in Global Supply Chain Management Curriculum

The M.S. in Global Supply Chain Management Curriculum degree program is a 52-credit program. Students take seven quarters of courses during two fall, two winter, two spring, and one summer semesters. Courses investigate how supply chains are integrated into a product and service strategies. Students master the knowledge and skills they will need to manage supply chains to support new product innovation, open markets and channels, and create sustainable end-of-life closed loop processes. They also explore how supply chain management can be used to improve sourcing, lean operations, project management, logistics, and analytics.

Students take courses in key areas including sourcing, purchasing, and procurement; supply and logistics; information technology for analytics and data analysis; closed loop supply chain for sustainability; and forecasting and planning.

A Supportive Online Learning Environment

The online environment of the M.S. in in Global Supply Chain Management degree program promotes collaborative learning among faculty members and students who come from different parts of the region, the country, and the world. Students meet face-to-face for a three-day orientation on the downtown Portland campus. Then, once courses begin, students and faculty members communicate through email, discussion boards, and web conferencing.

International Studies During the Summer Semester

Due to the global nature of the economic system, all M.B.A. students at Portland University complete a portion of their studies abroad. Students in the M.S. in in Global Supply Chain Management degree program spend two weeks in either Germany or Asia.

Requirements for the M.S. in in Global Supply Chain Management

Applicants to the M.S. in in Global Supply Chain Management degree program must have bachelor's degrees from accredited universities. They need to each submit transcripts, a resume, two professional references and GMAT or GRE scores. If the applicant has sufficient expertise in business administration, the GMAT or GRE requirement may be waived.

A Faculty of Accomplished Researchers

The faculty members at the School of Business Administration at Portland State University research some of the most important business challenges facing the global economy. Their articles have appeared in the "Academy of Management Journal," "Sloan Management Review," "Journal of Business Ethics," "Journal of Business Venturing," "Organization Science," "Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis," "Journal of Applied Psychology," and other high impact publications.

Portland -- A Center of Business and Natural Beauty

PSU is located in Portland, Oregon, which has been continuously named a Best Place to Live by "Money Magazine." The Portland area is noted for its scenic beauty and quality of life. The states Silicon Forest specializes in hardware and clean technology. Companies such as Tektronics, Intel, Pixelworks, Hewlett-Packard, Epson, and Xerox are located in the greater Portland area.


Location & Contact

MS in Global Supply Chain Management Program

School of Business Administration
Portland State University

PO Box 751
Portland, OR 97207-0751
United States

Cliff Allen

Academic Director

Phone: 503-725-5053
Email: cliffa@sba.pdx.edu

Abby Messenger

Recruiting and Admissions Specialist

Phone: 503-725-2291
Fax: 503-725-5850
Email: a.g.messenger@sba.pdx.edu

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Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Supply Chain Management Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Not reported
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

65% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 47
    • Accepted 31
    • Acceptance Rate 65
    • Enrolled 26
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline May 1st May 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline December 1st December 1st Not Reported
    • Spring deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGMAT, GRE General Test, minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0; two academic references; unofficial transcript from each college or university attended
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students39
    • Female Percentage33%
    • Male Percentage67%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students39
    • Part-time Percentage97%
    • Full-time Percentage3%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian67%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian17%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown1%


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