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MS Supply Chain Management & Analytics

Application Checklist

Specific MS in Supply Chain Requirements

In addition to the general requirements for admission to the Leavey School of Business, application to the MS in Supply Chain Management requires:

  • completion of college-level calculus

Application Checklist

Before you apply

You must hold an undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or an equivalent four-year baccalaureate degree approved by your home country's Ministry of Education.

Your application will not go into final review with the Admissions Committee until all admissions materials are received (see the checklist)You are welcome to drop materials off at our office in Lucas Hall, Suite 116, or mail them to the Graduate Business Admissions office.

Here is a checklist for your MS in Supply Chain Management application
  1. Complete your online application form .
    Include your resume and essay question responses
    Visit the online application web page here »
    Online application fee paid by credit card ($100 for domestic applicants;$150 for international applicants)
  2. Submit your official GMAT or GRE exam results. 
    Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores should be sent directly from the ETS office to Santa Clara University (GMAT code BV3-WB51;GRE code 7238).
  3. Submit your official Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) / International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test score if your first language is not English.
  4. Submit two (2) official transcripts from each college / university-level institution attended, including extension programs,
    or 
    the NACES Evaluation for international institutions attended.
  5. Submit two (2) completed confidential Letters of Recommendation from faculty, managers, or supervisors who are familiar with your work. Downloadable forms provided in the online application.

Your application will be reviewed to determine your:

  • proficiency in calculus as demonstrated by:
    • having completed a minimum of three (3) semester units or four (4) quarter units of college-level calculus within the last 10 years (advanced placement credit will apply)
      or
    • holding a bachelor's degree in engineering, mathematics, or the physical sciences, if accompanied by a strong GMAT or GRE quantitative score

Questions about any of these items? See our FAQs page »

After Submitting the Online Application

Once you've submitted a completed application, you will receive confirmation from our Admissions Team. Upon receiving all application materials, a member of the Admissions Team will reach out to schedule your final on-campus interview. Applicants from outside the immediate area will be given the option of a phone / Skype interview.

Admissions Decisions

Applicants are admitted on the basis of academic ability as indicated by college records and GMAT/GRE, demonstrated career vision in the field of supply chain management, personal and professional recommendations, and motivations to complete a demanding academic program.

Your MS-SCM application is reviewed only after it is complete and submitted within the published deadlines:

First Round Application Deadline: April 1
Final Application Deadline: June 1

Admissions decisions are made within two to three (2-3) weeks after your completed application package is received.

A $500 non-refundable tuition deposit is required to secure a position in the MS in Supply Chain program within four weeks of acceptance to the program



Helpful Resources
Graduate Business Mailing Address

Graduate Business Admissions
Leavey School of Business
Lucas Hall Suite 109
Santa Clara University
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053
Call 408-554-4539
Email msadmissions@scu.edu 

Institution Codes
GRE
Reference Institution code: 7238
GMAT
Reference Institution code: BV3-WB51
TOEFL
Reference Institution code: 4851, Department code: 02

Please have your GMAT/GRE and TOEFL/IELTS scores sent directly from the test center to the Graduate Business Admissions Committee.