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Supply Chain Management

Master of Arts

Our Master of Arts in Supply Chain Management program focuses on major areas of the industry from a global perspective, including:

  • Purchasing
  • Transportation
  • Logistics
  • Distribution
  • Warehousing
  • Reverse logistics
  • Acquisitions management

This program gives you a master’s-level perspective to investigate, understand, analyze, critique, and solve the complex challenges of moving goods in, through, and around an interconnected global supply chain network.

The curriculum, using a global lens, focuses on the elements of:

  • supply chain information
  • logistics network design
  • process/product flows
  • process improvements for supply chain efficiencies

APU is already a proven leader in this well-established field, offering a master’s programs in Reverse Logistics Management and Transportation and Logistics Management.

Program Courses

The curriculum for this program follows industry trends to help ensure relevancy to today's marketplace. View all courses.

Program Objectives

In addition to the institutional and degree level learning outcomes objectives, this degree also seeks the following specific learning outcomes of its graduates. Graduates in this degree program will be able to:

  • Investigate the effects of globalization on product/service acquisition and delivery as well as the overall supply chain network.
  • Evaluate the implications of supply chain management on organizational effectiveness.
  • Assess the supply chain performance of a familiar global supply chain.
  • Devise a plan for the alignment supply chain goals with the organizational strategic plan.
  • Recommend appropriate supply chain analytics for various scenarios.

Admission Requirements

Please be prepared to submit a legible copy of your valid government-issued photo ID (civilian students) or government issued JST or CCAF transcript (military students) upon request.

An APU admissions representative will contact you with further details about how to submit the required documentation after you complete the enrollment application.

Need help?

Selecting the right program to meet your educational goals is a key step in ensuring a successful outcome. If you are unsure of which program to choose, or need more information, please contact an APU admissions representative at 877-755-2787 or info@apus.edu.


Master's Degree/Graduate Certificate Tuition 

Per credit hour: $350 | $325 with military grant*
through 12/31/2019
 
$370 | $250 with military grant
effective 1/1/2020**

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*U.S. active-duty servicemembers, their spouse/dependents, Guard members, Reservists, and veterans are eligible for a grant that currently caps tuition at $325 per credit hour.

**To help minimize out-of-pocket costs, U.S. active-duty servicemembers, their spouse/dependents, Guard members, and Reservists are eligible for a grant that will cap tuition at $250 per credit hour (military TA cap). See all military student benefits.

Paying for School

Because our university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), (the same as the Ohio State University, Univ. of Chicago, and U.S. Air Force Academy, to name a few), we can accept the following forms of financial aid and payments:

Ways to Save

Transfer Credits 

Accelerate your degree completion by taking full advantage of our transfer credit options, including credit for your previous college courses, military service schools, American Council on Education (ACE) and College Level Examination Program (CLEP) tests, and prior learning experiences.  

Employer Contributions

APU has educational partnerships with many employers and associations. Be sure to accurately enter your employer information when you complete our admissions application. Your employer might also offer a tuition reimbursement plan as one of your benefits.