Supply Chain Management Master's Degree

Connecting the World with a Supply Chain Management Master’s Degree

Dr. Roby Thomas, program director, talks about what makes Elmhurst’s supply chain management program unique.

When you understand a business from one end to the other, you make yourself indispensable—in a city that is one of the world’s greatest transportation and logistics hubs.

As a professional navigating a complex and global business environment, you need Supply Chain Management Master’s Degree. With Elmhurst’s STEM-designated MSCM, you’ll offer organizations the much sought-after know-how in designing, planning and operating well-run supply chains.

You’ll be versed in the roles each functional area of a business plays in the supply chain and the cross-functional collaborative strategies needed in operating supply chains. But it will be the depth of your Elmhurst-acquired analytical skills that will give you your true leadership muscles.

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A Network for the Rest of Your Professional Life

Your classmates in your cohort are business professionals who have been in the workplace for at least three years. You’ll gain a network of teachers, peers and more than 300 alumni who will support you throughout your career and connect you with employers nationally.

Flexible, to Fit Your Life

We understand busy—this is a graduate degree on your terms. All classes in the program are offered in our EU Flex format for maximum flexibility. You are able to attend all classes on campus or online—it’s your choice!

Program Format

  • Courses are offered through EU-Flex
    Students may attend online, on-campus, or any combination of the two.
  • One evening per week
  • Fall start
  • Complete in less than two years

The MBA Dual Degree Option

Optimize your resume. Choose The MBA Dual Degree Option, a one-year program for MSCM graduates that leads to a master’s in business administration, with a specialization in supply chain management.

The Right People on Your Side

At Elmhurst you’re learning from experts. Our faculty have experience in strategic sourcing and purchasing, logistics, operations management, IT, e-commerce and customer relations.

They’re also dedicated to expanding your reach, with fieldwork, connections and hands-on experience.

Our students graduate with expertise across all functional areas, so they can collaboratively create solutions with colleagues throughout an organization.

Roby Thomas, Ph.D., program director

Roby Thomas, Ph.D.

Professor, Supply Chain; Program Director, M.S. in Supply Chain Management; Director, Supply Chain Think Tank
Department of Business and Economics

21 months to degree completion

$129,013 median salary for director of supply chain management, according to

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