Our #1-ranked master's programs are designed for early-career supply chain professionals who want to return to school to receive advanced, specialized training in supply chain management.

MIT Global Supply Chain Management master's programs ranked #1 in the world With six learning hubs on four continents, MIT's global SCALE network unites bold thinkers from industry and academia to pool their knowledge and learn from one another. Immersed in this rich environment, our students graduate as thought leaders ready to engage in an international, highly competitive marketplace.

MIT Experience
All MIT SCALE centers teach a program of study modeled on MIT CTL's Supply Chain Management curriculum. Courses are taught in English at all centers, and students from all centers come together on the MIT campus in January for SCALE Connect, three intense weeks of workshops, seminars, industry speakers, facility tours, and team-based work.

Global Credentials
Master's students (residential and blended/accelerated) receive the degree awarded by their center's parent/sponsoring institution, plus a Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management Certificate awarded by the MIT SCALE Global Network.

Options = Flexibility
Full-time, part-time; ten-month, five-month; online and hybrid/blended formats. Our options make it easier to fit a master's program into your life.  And the varying program costs and living expenses across our five centers help make our world-class master's program affordable for more students around the globe.

Explore our master's program options below to see what we offer by program format or location. 

Two Formats

Fully Residential Master's Programs (traditional on-campus programs)


Intensive 10 month, full-time, on-campus master's degree programs offered at  LCL (Luxembourg),  MIT CTL (USA), NISCI (China), and ZLC (Spain). NISCI also offers a part-time 2.5-year MBA incorporating the 10-month SCALE SCM curriculum.

 

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Blended Master's Programs (online + on-campus residency)


A nontraditional pathway to a master's degree allowing learners to combine the fully-online MITx MicroMasters Credential in Supply Chain Management with an intense spring term of full-time study on campus (January–May). View timeline for Blended master's programs [pdf].

The Blended master's program option is offered at MIT CTL (USA) and ZLC (Spain).  
 

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Curriculum Overview

The MIT SCALE supply chain management master's programs emphasize analytical problem solving, leadership, and communication skills. Students must complete core and elective coursework, a master's capstone or thesis, and participate in SCALE Connect on the MIT campus during January. Students complete four major phases: Orientation (basic analytical skills), Fall Semester (fundamental theory), SCALE Connect (theory into practice), and Spring Semester (strategy and specialization). 

Sample Core Courses:
Core courses vary somewhat based on faculty expertise and main research focus at the different centers, but all SCALE master's programs include courses in Analytical Methods, Logistics Systems, Database Analysis/Information Systems/System Technologies, Finance, Economics, Accounting, Technical Communication/Writing, Leading Global Teams, and more, as well as a graduate research project (capstone or thesis).

Course Details

For more information on core and elective course options, see the program content on the centers' web sites:
 LCLMIT CTL | NISCI | ZLC 

Certificate Requirements

See complete requirements for the MIT SCALE Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management Certificate for master's students.

Master's Degree and Format Options by Location

MIT - Zaragoza Supply Chain Management Programs (ZLOG / ZLOGb)

 Zaragoza, Spain: Zaragoza Logistics Center

Degree/Certificate:

Master of Engineering in Logistics & Supply Chain Management awarded by the University of Zaragoza.

Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management Certificate, awarded by MIT Global SCALE Network.

Program Formats:
10-month residential master's | Blended master's (available to MMx Credential holders)

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MIT - Luxembourg Supply Chain Management Program (LSCM)

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg: Center for Logistics

Degree/Certificate:

Master Diploma, awarded by the University of Luxembourg
Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management Certificate, awarded by MIT Global SCALE Network.

Program Format:
10-month residential master's 

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MIT - Ningbo Supply Chain Management Program (MNSCM)

Ningbo, China: Ningbo Institute for Supply Chain Innovation

Degree/Certificate Options:

  • Master of Business Administration, awarded by Ningbo University
  • Master of Science in International Business (Supply Chain Management)

(Students in both programs also receive a Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management Certificate, awarded by MIT Global SCALE Network, provided they complete requirements for the certificate)

Program Format:

  • Ningbo University program: part-time 2.5-year MBA incorporating the MIT SCALE Supply Chain Management curriculum
  • University of Nottingham program: One year residential master's

Learn more about master's program Options at NISCI

MIT Supply Chain Management Program (SCMr / SCMb)

Cambridge MA, USA: MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics

Degree/Certificate:

Master of Applied Science in Supply Chain Management OR Master of Engineering in Supply Chain Management, awarded by MIT

Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management Certificate awarded by MIT Global SCALE Network

Program Formats:
10-month residential master's | Blended master's (available to MMx Credential holders)

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MIT-Zaragoza-Malaysia Global Supply Chain Management Program (GSCM)

Zaragoza, Spain: Zaragoza Logistics Center AND
Shah Alam, Malaysia: Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation

Degree/Certificate:

Master of Engineering in Logistics & Supply Chain Management awarded by the University of Zaragoza.

Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management Certificate, awarded by MIT Global SCALE Network.

Program Formats:
10-month residential master's (Fall term at ZLC, January term at MIT, Spring term at MISI)

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MIT - Malaysia Supply Chain Management Programs (MSCM / MSCMx)

Shah Alam, Malaysia: Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation

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Degree/Certificate:

Master of Science in Supply Chain Management awarded by MISI.

Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management Certificate, awarded by MIT Global SCALE Network.

Program Formats:
10-month residential master's | Blended master's (available to MMx Credential holders)

Learn more about master's programs at MISI

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