• Design global supply chains for tomorrow's innovative economy.

    The new Master of Supply Chain Management (MSCM) program will prepare students for leadership roles in building, managing and changing supply chains. The 39‐credit full-time or part-time program will develop the analytical and managerial skills needed to find creative supply chain solutions to business opportunities and problems in private, nonprofit, or governmental sectors.

    True to the cross-functional nature of modern Supply Chain Management (SCM), the program  will add value to persons with previous undergraduate degrees in areas such as engineering, economics, healthcare, science, social science, and business.

    Flexible Study Options

    For those currently working in industry, the MSCM is structured to allow part‐time enrolment. Students enrolled full‐time can finish the program in one year, while part‐time students can finish within as little as two years. Certain qualified candidates may be eligible for Advanced Standing in the program.

    Innovative Structure

    The MSCM curriculum combines foundational business knowledge with specific functional courses and their practical application. The program is highly experiential, culminating in a collaborative Supply Chain Consulting Project in which groups will explore opportunities for business development and problem-solving for a local client organization.

  • Learn more about our new MSCM program!

“The SCMA considers this a much-needed initiative that will strengthen Canada’s supply chain profession enabling intelligent, competitive, and sustainable supply chains capable of driving Canada’s competitive commercial advantage.”

Christian Buhagiar President & CEO, Supply Chain Management Association National

Career Opportunities

The program is for students who aspire to rapid career advancement from entry level positions in logistics, purchasing, operations and customer service to senior management positions responsible for the end-to-end design and coordination of an organization’s supply chain such as vice president of supply chain management.

Throughout their studies, students will have access to the Career Development Centre (CDC). As Schulich’s in-house team of certified Career Coaches and Industry Advisors, the CDC offers a wealth of innovative resources, individualized mentoring and coaching to help advance your career. Meet alumni, recruiters and industry leaders at corporate information sessions and other CDC events, and receive online access to the very best career tools available.

MSCM Program Details by Category

Admission Requirements

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Requirement Checklist

The general admission requirements for the MSCM are listed below. Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee admission, as space in each program is limited. A holistic approach is taken during the application review process and all components of the application are thoroughly reviewed.

  1. An undergraduate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution, with a minimum B+ average in the last two full years (or equivalent) of academic work. 
  2. Work Experience: 
    One year of full-time, post-graduate work experience required for applicants holding 3-year degrees.
  3. Completion of the online application which requires:

*Official copies of transcripts will be required if an applicant receives an offer to the program

  1. Applicants are NOT required to take the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
  2. Proof of English language proficiency if studies were not completed in English.

 

Accepted Tests Minimum Score
IELTS 7.0 overall (minimum 6.5 on each dimension)
TOEFL  (Schulich’s TOEFL Code is B710) 100 iBT (minimum 23 on each dimension)

 

  • Applicants who have completed at least two years of full-time study at an accredited university in a country (or institution) where English is the official language of instruction are not required to submit an English proficiency test.
  • Strong applicants whose first language is not English and do not meet the above language requirements may be considered for admission with the condition of completion of the MBA/Specialized Master’s Preparation Program offered by the York University English Language Institute.

If you hold a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the Schulich School of Business, you may be eligible for Advanced Standing to Term 2 of the MSCM program. If you hold a Bachelor of Business Administration or Bachelor of Commerce degree obtained within the last ten years from a recognized North American business school, you may request an assessment for Advanced Standing from our Graduate Admissions team.

Note that you must have a minimum B grade in all applicable courses. If granted, Advanced Standing would allow you to enter the program at Term 2 in September and complete your degree in eight months (two terms) of full-time study or 20 months (four terms) of part-time study.

For more information please see our Application Tips.

Deadlines

The Master of Supply Chain Management is offered on both a full-time and part-time basis. For both options, studies start in May.

Entry Round 1* Round 2 Round 3**
May 2019 November 1, 2018 December 15, 2018 March 1, 2019

 

*International students are encouraged to apply in Round 1. International students are still welcome to apply after this date and will be considered for admission pending space in the program. Please keep in mind that you must have enough time to apply for a study permit if you are granted an offer.

**For domestic applicants only. Late international applications are accepted pending space availability.

Please note: Responses from referees can be completed after the application has been submitted.

Students may only submit a single application. Students are not permitted to apply in multiple rounds or to multiple programs.

Tuition & Fees

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Master of Supply Chain Management (MSCM) Program Fees*

The following reflects tuition fees for students entering the program in May 2019.

  Domestic Students
Canadian Citizen, Landed Immigrant,
Permanent Resident
International Students
Visa/Study Permit
Cost Per Term: 2018-2019**
(Summer 2019)

Including supplementary fees
Full-time: $19,940

Part-time: $9,970

$25,480
Estimated Total Tuition Fee
for Summer 2019 Entry***
  $59,800  $76,400

* Fees are subject to approval by York University’s Board of Governors.

**The cost per term is rounded to the nearest $10. Figures include current ancillary and student referenda fees of $476.32 (full-time) per term. Fees are subject to change. For the most up to date supplementary fee information please refer to the student financial services website.

*** Tuition fees for Fall 2019 and thereafter have not been set. This figure represents an approximate total and includes current ancillary and student referenda fees. Fees are subject to change. Total tuition fees are rounded to the nearest $100.

Study Options

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Available delivery options

  • Full-time 8-12 months
  • Part-time 16-24 months

Location(s)

Graduation Requirements

Curriculum Overview

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The MSCM program is comprised of 39.00 credits of core courses.

In addition to the curriculum requirements outlined below, the MSCM program is preceded by the following mandatory pre-start program:

  • Satisfactory completion of online course modules in Accounting, Economics, Math, Finance and Statistics by AnyPrep.com. A Schulich-specific access code and instructions will be sent to admitted, confirmed students before they begin their first academic term.

Students are eligible for graduation upon their successful completion of 39.00 credits. Expand the menu below to see detailed curriculum requirements.

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To view the MSCM program structure, select a study option:

Full-Time MSCM Journey              Part-Time MSCM Journey

Group 1: Foundational Courses

  • BUSINESS COMMUNICATION AND TEAM DYNAMICS
  • MANAGERIAL DECISION ANALYSIS
  • FINANCIAL DECISIONS FOR MANAGERS
  • MARKETING MANAGEMENT
  • DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT OF ORGANIZATIONAL PROCESSES

Group 2: Functional Courses

  • STRATEGIC SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
  • TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT
  • SUPPLY RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT
  • COORDINATING DEMAND AND SUPPLY

Group 3: Applied Learning Courses

  • MANAGING CHANGE IN SUPPLY CHAINS
  • MANAGING INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SUPPLY CHAINS
  • MANAGING NEW SUPPLY CHAIN TECHNOLOGY
  • SUPPLY CHAIN CONSULTING PROJECT

Professional Designations

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Graduates of the Master of Supply Chain Management program gain a fast track to a Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) accreditation.

View the Schulich - SCMA Agreement

Faculty

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Student Clubs

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Business Technology Management Association (BTMA)

BTMA is a community of Schulich students, alumni and faculty interested in Information Technology and its cogency in Business that serves as a focal point for networking, recruitment and learning opportunities for its stakeholders.

The Graduate BTMA also strives to provide the student community with opportunities to apply and expand their skill set in the area of Information Technology in the context of a business environment.

Email: gradbtma@schulich.yorku.ca

Supply Chain & Operations Management Club (SCOMC)

Also known as the student chapter of APICS Toronto, SCOMC is a student-run club aiming to bridge the professional and academic supply chain community at Schulich.

Our mission is to acquaint students with the impact of Supply Chain in modern business world and to provide a platform for students to be exposed to the professional supply chain community.

Email: scomc@schulich.yorku.ca

Visit the Graduate Business Council (GBC) website for details.