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Graduate Supply Chain Management Programs at the USD School of Business Administration

university of san diego For more than six decades, the University of San Diego has been dedicated to the values originally articulated by its founders. USD offers more than sixty bachelor's, master’s, and doctoral programs. The university consists of six schools: the School of Business Administration, the School of Leadership and Education Sciences, the School of Law, the School of Nursing & Health Science, the College of Arts & Sciences, and the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies.

The School of Business Administration (SBA) is committed to developing socially responsible business leaders with a global mindset through academically rigorous, relevant, and values-based education and research. As a result, USD School of Business Administration graduates hold professional positions in high technology, new economy corporations, consulting firms, and other entrepreneurial endeavors throughout the Pacific Rim and beyond.

Supply Chain Management Institute (SCMI) at USD keeps working professionals and students on top of the latest industry knowledge and equips them with best practices for advancing overall performance in integrated logistics and supply chain management. SCMI conducts research-led workshops and also has connections with associations such as ISM, CSCMP and APICS.

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Academic Programs

Graduate Programs

  • MBA with Concentration in Supply Chain Management (Full time 22 months, Professional 24-36 months): The MBA program at USD is designed to provide students with a broad, general, management-oriented graduate education with opportunities to emphasize in specific areas. The program offers a broad-based integrative curriculum that prepares students to undertake mid-level and senior-level general management positions. The primary objectives are to develop a breadth of functional skills in teaming, collaboration, conflict management, cross-functional integration, process design, leadership, and analytical and critical thinking. The Supply Chain Management emphasis requires 6 or more units in Supply Chain Management. Pursuing a dual emphasis and/or a dual degree is also possible.
  • MS in Supply Chain Management (online): The Web-based Master of Science in Supply Chain Management (MS-SCM) is designed for high-performing managers and executives who have an established track record of success in one or more of the functions included in supply chain management. Master of Science in Supply Chain Management is approved by ISM (Institute of Supply Management) and CIPS (Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply). U.S. News ranks our Master’s in Supply Chain Management degree in the top 20 for best online graduate programs.

USD Features

Chartered in 1949, the University opened its doors to its first class of students in 1952 as the San Diego College for Women. Reverend Charles F. Buddy, D.D., then bishop of the Diocese of San Diego and Reverend Mother Rosalie Hill, RSCJ, a Superior Vicaress of the Society of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, chartered the institution from resources drawn from their respective organizations on a stretch of land known as "Alcalá Park," named for San Diego de Alcalá.

  • Campus: USD is located on 180 acres overlooking the city of San Diego, Mission Bay and the Pacific Ocean. The campus is renowned for its beauty, and features Spanish Renaissance-inspired architecture.
  • Accreditation: Fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges since 1956 and the School of Business Administration (SBA) is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.
  • Supply Chain Management Institute: USD has been delivering world class supply chain education and development programs for nearly 30 years and the USD Supply Chain Management Institute has a rightly deserved reputation for supporting the development of exceptional professionals who are sought after by industry and the public sector alike.
  • Students: Approximately 7,800 FT equivalent undergraduate, paralegal, graduate and law students.
  • Campus Life: 95 percent of freshman and 46 percent of undergraduates live on campus. 10 separate living areas, with styles ranging from shared rooms to apartments. Student Life Pavilion offers dining options, student activities, and a full-service market.

LAST UPDATED ON Mar 16, 2019