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.
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.
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“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.”
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.Visit the Career Development Centre
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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.
- 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.
- Work Experience:
One year of full-time, post-graduate work experience required for applicants holding 3-year degrees.
- Completion of the online application which requires:
- Essays (2 written, 1 timed written, 2 video)
- An up-to-date resume
- Two references (at least one academic reference is recommended)
- Unofficial copies of transcripts from all previously attended post-secondary institutions*
*Official copies of transcripts will be required if an applicant receives an offer to the program
Applicants are NOT required to take the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
- Proof of English language proficiency if studies were not completed in English.
|Accepted Tests||Minimum Score|
|IELTS (Academic Test)||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.
Those who have graduated from a Schulich degree-granting program within the last five years are eligible for the following:
- A $150 application fee waiver
For more information please see our Application Tips.
The Master of Supply Chain Management is offered on both a full-time and part-time basis. For both options, studies start in May.
The next MSCM program intake is May 2020 (Summer 2020).
|Entry||Round 1*||Round 2||Round 3||Round 4**|
|May 2020||August 16, 2019||October 16, 2019||November 30, 2019||February 14, 2020|
*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.
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Master of Supply Chain Management (MSCM) Program Fees
The MSCM is offered both full- and part-time.
Program totals are based on three terms of full-time study. Part-time students pay 50% of the full-time tuition per term. To view fees per term, visit the Student Financial Services website: https://sfs.yorku.ca/fees/courses.
Figures represent a program estimate based on the currently approved fee framework. Fees are subject to change.
|Student Status||Estimated Program Tuition Total*
Canadian Citizen, Landed Immigrant,
*Estimated total tuition fees are rounded to the nearest $100. Figures exclude all ancillary and/or student referenda fees charged by York University. For the most up to date supplementary fee information please refer to the Student Financial Services website: https://sfs.yorku.ca/fees/courses.
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Curriculum OverviewView details Hide details
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, 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.View Program Requirements Hide Program Requirements
To view the MSCM program structure, select a study option:
Group 1: Foundational Courses
- MSTM 5000 3.00 BUSINESS COMMUNICATION AND TEAM DYNAMICS
- MSTM 5060 3.00 MANAGERIAL DECISION ANALYSIS
- ACTG 5200 3.00 FINANCIAL DECISIONS FOR MANAGERS
- MKTG 5200 3.00 MARKETING MANAGEMENT
- MSTM 5210 3.00 DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT OF ORGANIZATIONAL PROCESSES
Group 2: Functional Courses
- OMIS 6200 3.00 STRATEGIC SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
- OMIS 6210 3.00 TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT
- OMIS 6220 3.00 SUPPLY RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT
- OMIS 6230 3.00 COORDINATING DEMAND AND SUPPLY
Group 3: Applied Learning Courses
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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.
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Program faculty members
Program Director, Master of Supply Chain Management; Professor of Operations Management and Information SystemsView profile
Professor of Operations Management & Information SystemsView profile
Assistant Professor of Operations Management and Information SystemsView profile
Instructor of MarketingView profile
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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.
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.
Visit the Graduate Business Council (GBC) website for details.