Every business has a supply chain, which is the entire system that a firm uses to provide goods and services to its customers. Today, companies rely more and more on supply chain management for their success. According to the Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM), supply chain jobs—including high-tech roles in data analysis, cloud solutions, supply chain planning, and risk management—are projected to grow in line with the national average of 9 percent over the course of the next decade. Per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in the related occupation of “logistician” are expected to grow by 30 percent through 2030, which is much faster than average.

The Supply Chain Management graduate programs at Boston University’s Metropolitan College (MET) ensure that you have the expertise to compete for challenging, in-demand roles in the profession. You will benefit from hands-on instruction from our unique teaching team, comprising a mix of seasoned professionals, authors, and academic researchers. Our course curricula are industry relevant and updated continuously to meet the evolving needs of the market, preparing you to excel at managing suppliers, warehouses, information flow, and finances; acquiring raw materials and overseeing the transportation of goods; and planning inventory.

In addition, there is a premium on professionals who exhibit a solid command of supply chain terminology and logistical capacity, thanks to the increasing importance of developing more responsive, resilient, and sustainable supply chains. Our master’s degree concentrations in Analytics, Logistics Management, and Risk Management ensure you have the key skills and know-how to access a wealth of opportunities in the field and get on the path to your dream career.

Graduates of BU MET Supply Chain Management programs work in a wide range of roles, including manufacturing, service, procurement, analytics, logistics, import/export operations, risk management and business continuity, or demand planning, to name a few. And whether they are in large organizations or startups, for-profits or nonprofits, supply chain managers tend to be excited about their jobs. According to a 2019 survey conducted by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, “79% of young supply chain professionals surveyed described their work as satisfying, and 65% said their work is exciting.”

We look forward to welcoming you to MET’s Supply Chain Management programs.

Canan Gunes Corlu, PhD
Associate Professor
Coordinator, Supply Chain Management Programs
Codirector, Decision Sciences Research Laboratory

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In 2024, Metropolitan College’s online master’s degrees in management ranked #6 among the Best Online Master's in Business Programs (Excluding MBA).

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