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MBA with a Specialization in Global Supply Chain Management

Make Things Happen in the Global Market

Global supply chain management is a fast-paced and ever-growing field that touches just about every industry. An MBA in Global Supply Chain Management can help you discover how to create and maintain operations systems in diverse, international environments. Our Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a Specialization in Global Supply Chain Management at DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management is offered both as an online and hybrid program.1

Get to Know Our MBA Global Supply Chain Management Specialization

Our MBA Global Supply Chain Management Specialization offers you the opportunity to discover optimal supply chain and operations management processes used by high-performing organizations. Our experienced faculty will help you understand what it takes to lead in this field. Courses will cover a broad range of concepts helping you to gain a practical, comprehensive foundation with an emphasis on managing global relationships.

With the knowledge you gain from this MBA Global Supply Chain Management Specialization , you can leverage your skills to help businesses create greater efficiencies in their logistics departments, or even pursue a career working for a third-party logistics provider.

Classes Start Every 8 Weeks
*Accelerated Schedule
1 year
4 months
Average 10 credits per semester
2 years
8 months
Average 6 credits per semester


Choose the schedule that best fits your goals and commitments. With at least 9 credit hours*, of qualifying Prior Learning Credit and an accelerated pace, you can earn your Master's Degree in as few as 1 year 4 months.

Or, follow a normal schedule and complete your program in 2 years 8 months.

* Requires at least 9 credit hours of Prior Learning Credit. Per 12-month period, assumes completion of 3 semesters, enrollment in an average of 10 credit hours per semester and continuous, full-time year-round enrollment with no breaks.  

** Per 12-month period, assumes completion of 3 semesters, enrollment in an average of 6 credit hours per semester and continuous, year-round enrollment with no breaks. 

Course Waivers at Keller

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Are you eligible?

If you’ve earned an undergraduate degree in business, technology or a degree with a technology specialization you may be eligible to waive up to three courses (or nine credit hours). We call this our Master’s Advantage. With these prior learning credits2, you can earn your graduate degree with fewer courses, allowing you to put master’s degree to work for you even sooner.


Knowledge & Skills

What You'll Learn

The MBA Global Supply Chain Management Specialization from DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Business covers the following topics and subjects:

  • Management Theory and Practices
    Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of enterprise-wide functions relevant in the global economy.
  • Collaboration
    Work collaboratively in a team environment. Coordinate and share information to achieve a common goal.
  • Problem Solving
    Use business and management principles to problem-solve a variety of workplace challenges.
  • Technology
    Apply analytical tools and technology applications to develop analyses and solutions to address the needs of an organization and its stakeholders.
  • Operation Systems
    Evaluate and select an appropriate supply chain transportation strategy based upon factors such as product characteristics, cost, packaging and speed of delivery.
  • Strategic Procurement
    Demonstrate the benefits of key design features including supply chain member collaboration, synchronization and operational transparency to help mitigate supply chain dysfunction.
  • Risk Management
    Assess the probability and impact of potential risks and develop appropriate mitigation strategies.

Accreditation and Recognition Matters

Accredited^ by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)


Embedded Programs

Demonstrate Skills at Every Step

Looking to earn an additional credential? Now you can with our unique 2-in-1 design. Every course in our online Global Supply Chain Management certificate program is embedded within our MBA Global Supply Chain Management Specialization3. Requesting this embedded option can allow you to obtain a graduate certificate on the way to your master's.

Credit Hours
Graduate Certificate
Credit Hours

Career Opportunities

Graduates of our MBA Global Supply Chain Management Specialization can consider, but are not limited to, the following careers:
  • Global Transportation Management

  • Industrial Production Management

  • Logistics Warehouse and or Distribution Management

  • Loss Prevention Management

  • Operations Analysis and Management

  • Procurement Sourcing Management

  • Purchasing Management

  • Supply Chain Operations Analysis or Management

Program Courses

MBA in Global Supply Chain Management

Program Core
Essentials in Accounting, Finance and Economics
Financial Accounting: Managerial Use and Analysis
Business Economics
Corporate Finance
Applied Managerial Statistics
Strategic Business
Innovation through Technology
Strategic Marketing

One International Course Selection:

International Finance
Managing International Human Resources
Global Perspectives for International Business

One Human Resource Course Selection:

Managing Organizational Change
Strategic Human Resource Management
Negotiation Skills
Leadership and Technology
Organizational Structures and Business Processes

One Leadership Course Selection:

Digital Leadership
Leadership and Organizational Behavior

One Elective Course Selection:

Application of Business Analytics I
Negotiation Skills
Legal, Political and Ethical Dimensions of Business
Managerial Communication
Essentials of Information Systems and Programming
Strategic Management of Technology
Project Management Systems
Global Supply Chain Management Concentration
Foundations in Global Supply Chain Management
Global Supply Chain Resource Planning and Management

+ Choose one below:

Relationship Management, Procurement and Sourcing Strategy
Managing Quality
MBA Capstone

*Students who hold an undergraduate business degree, a technology degree or a degree with a technology specialization may be eligible to waive up to three courses (nine credit hours). Students with undergraduate degrees in other disciplines may also be eligible to waive select courses upon review of their undergraduate transcript. Course waiver availability varies by location. See Course Waivers for details.

FAQs: MBA in Global Supply Chain Management

An MBA in Global Supply Chain Management is a graduate-level business degree that aims to teach students about the complexities of the global supply chain. It covers topics such as shipping and logistics while still imparting a well-rounded set of business learnings that enhance the logistics components of the degree.

At DeVry, you can earn your Master's Degree in Business Administration with a Specialization in Global Supply Chain Management in as little as 2 years + 8 months**—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.

Earning an MBA in Global Supply Chain Management should be no more difficult than earning any other type of MBA. As with any degree program, allowing yourself a proper amount of study time can help make courses more manageable. At DeVry, all our courses are designed to provide you with learning opportunities that can be tackled within a realistic timeframe.

Global supply chain management can be an excellent career for people who are interested in the flow of goods across the globe. In particular, it can be an excellent option for those who are well organized and wish to help increase efficiency across an organization.

Academic Catalog
2023 - 2024 Academic Catalog
Course Waivers at Keller
Program Gauids
Program overview

*Conferral and Assessment Data - Data Available for all of DeVry and Keller's ACBSP accredited programs. For a full list of DeVry University's business and accounting degree programs accredited by ACBSP, please see the Accreditation page.

1Program and course availability vary by location. In site-based programs, students will be required to take a substantial amount of coursework online to complete their program.

2Eligibility and application of course waivers varies based on the type of course waiver credit earned, the student’s enrolled location and/or the student’s state of residence. For more information, please refer to the Course Waiver section of the Keller academic catalog.
All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.

3At the time of application to the next credential level, an evaluation of qualifying transfer credit will occur and the most beneficial outcome will be applied.


**Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.