Penn State Smeal Master of Professional Studies in Supply Chain Management

Information on the The Master of Professional Studies in Supply Chain Management (MPS/SCM) from the Penn State Smeal College of Business.

The Master of Professional Studies in Supply Chain Management (MPS/SCM) from the Penn State Smeal College of Business is a 30-credit, two-year online degree that is offered in partnership with Penn State World Campus. Smeal ranks No. 1 in supply chain education according to Gartner, Inc. and World Campus ranks among the top 10 providers of online graduate business programs according to US News and World Report.

Delivered via a convenient online format, you can nonetheless expect the same relevant, high quality, and academically challenging courses as those offered in our on-campus Penn State classrooms. Taught by experienced faculty from the Department of Supply Chain and Information Systems at Smeal, the MPS/SCM Program prepares you to address today's critical supply chain challenges, including:

  • The flow of goods, information, and funds
  • Critical cost and service tradeoffs under uncertainty
  • Cost and higher quality customer service
  • Integration of supply chain components
  • Supply chain as a component of corporate strategy
  • Organizational change

As logistics and supply chain networks become increasingly complex, with tighter deadlines and greater financial risks from disruptions, benefit from additional education and credentials to assist you in your current position and advance in your career. Emerge from the MPS/SCM Program with the skills and abilities to think in tandem about the people, processes, and technologies required for world-class integrated supply chain management.