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    Faculty

    • Asper School of Business
    • Stu Clark Graduate School
    • Faculty of Graduate Studies

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    Degree

    • Master of Supply Chain Management and Logistics (MSCM)

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    Expected duration

    • 2 to 6 years (includes a 4-month co-op or practicum)

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    Program options

    • Full-time
    • Part-time

  • 4,300

    The number of transportation and logistics businesses in Manitoba

  • 40,000

    The number of Manitobans directly employed in the transportation and logistics sector

  • 24

    The MSCM is a 24-month course–based degree with built-in flexibility for a part-time option.

  • 80,000

    The anticipated number of jobs available in Canada in supply chain and logistics over the next few years.

Program details

The Master of Supply Chain Management and Logistics program is part of the Stu Clark Graduate School, home to the Asper MBA, MFin, MSc and PhD programs.

Expected duration:

  • 2 to 6 years (includes a 4-month co-op or practicum)

Estimated tuition and fees:

  • Domestic - total tuition and continuing fees, if completed in 2 years, are $28,500*
  • International - total tuition, continuing and differential fees, if completed in 2 years, are $41,500*
  • Graduate co-op/practicum fee $5,000

* Excludes endowment and student fees.

Please refer to Graduate tuition and fees for more details.

About the program:

The Master of Supply Chain Management and Logistics program delivers supply chain management and logistics education and advanced professional skills while guiding students in developing their understanding of and appreciation for the application of ethics, sustainability and professional practices in supply chains.

This program is a hands-on degree with a practical component, which gives students the skills and knowledge required to work professionally in supply chain management and logistics fields.  

Sample course offerings

  • GMGT7220: Managing People in Organizations 
  • OPM 7120: Operations and Supply Chain Management 
  • IDM7120: Executive Leadership and Responsibilities 
  • MSCI 7140: Quantitative Analysis 
  • OPM 7300: Business Processes Management 
  • OPM 7170: Project Management 
  • GMGT7350: Negotiations 
  • OPM 7300: Global Transportation Principals 
  • OPM 7180: Sustainable Lean Management
  • SCM 7040: Logistics Management 
  • SCM 7042: Purchasing and Procurement in Supply Chains 
  • SCM 7044: Supply Relationship Management 
  • OPM 7300: Recent Development in Supply Chain Management 
  • SCM 7046: Sustainable Supply Chain Management 
  • SCM 7048: Advanced Supply Chain Management 

For full course descriptions, please visit the Academic Calendar.

Course exemptions for Asper BComm grads

A maximum of 6 credit hours of exemptions are possible for the following courses if the equivalent course(s) were completed with a grade of B+ or higher in the Asper BComm (Hons) program within five years of starting the Master in Supply Chain Management and Logistics program :

  • SCM 4250 (Advanced Issues in SCM – 3 credit hours) equivalent to MSCI 7140 (Quantitative Analysis – 3 credit hours)
  • SCM 3360 (Supply Chain Logistics – 3 credit hours) equivalent to SCM 7040 (Logistics Management – 3 credit hours)
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Co-op placement or practicum

The Master of Supply Chain Management and Logistics degree includes a 4-month graduate co-op placement or practicum in which students gain hands-on experience in the supply chain management field. These placements are made possible by the Stu Clark graduate school’s network of connections within Manitoba and across Canada. 

Admission requirements

The following are minimum requirements for entry into the Master of Supply Chain Management program. Meeting these requirements does not guarantee acceptance into the program.

To qualify for admission to the  Master of Supply Chain Management and Logistics program, you must have a minimum of:

  • A three‐year bachelor degree from a post-secondary recognized educational institution (in any discipline)
  • A 3.0 admission GPA (on 4.5 scale) on the last 60 credit hours of university degree‐level study
  • Results of the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) from within the past five years, with a minimum score of 550.
    • The GRE will be accepted with a percentile score across its components equivalent to the current acceptable percentile level of the GMAT. The percentile score on the quantitative section of the GMAT or GRE examinations must be at the 60th percentile or higher. GMAT and GRE scores must not be older than five years.
    • GMAT or GRE scores are not required for those applicants who have successfully completed a bachelor degree in any field of study from the University of Manitoba with a minimum 3.25 GPA and who have also:
      • achieved an average 3.5 GPA across the four Asper School of Business supply chain management courses counting toward the supply chain major requirements. All four courses must have been completed within the last five years from the term of admission
  • One of the following English language proficiency test scores from within the past two years, if applicable:
    • MELAB: 80%
    • TOEFL: 86 (internet) Minimum score of 20 in each of reading, writing, listening and speaking categories.
    • CanTEST:  4.5 in listening and reading; band 4.0 in writing and oral interview
    • IELTS: 6.5 in the Academic Module with a minimum 6 on the speaking band
    • AEPUCE: 65%
    • PTE: (A) 61%

In addition to the admission requirements described here, all applicants must meet the minimum admission and English language proficiency requirements of the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

How to apply

Applications are submitted online and must include the following before they will be reviewed by the admissions committee:

  • $100 application fee (non-refundable)
  • Uploaded copies of transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
  • Names and emails of two professors whom you have studied with in your previous degree (they will be contacted directly to complete a provided reference questionnaire about you)
  • GMAT/GRE score report
  • Proof of English language proficiency, if required

Please read the Faculty of Graduate Studies online application instructions before beginning your application.

GMAT and GRE resources

The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) and Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) are standardized tests used to demonstrate academic qualification for graduate programs. Applicants to the Asper MBA must provide one of these test scores as part of the admissions process.

Application deadlines

Canadian and US applicants

Term Application deadline Apply
Fall 2021 May 1, 2021 Apply for Fall 2021 (Canada/US)

International applicants

Term Application deadline Apply
Fall 2021 May 1, 2021* Apply for Fall 2021 (International)

*Please note that the deadline has been extended for Fall 2021 applicants only. Regular deadline is March 1.

Applicants must submit their online application with supporting documentation and application fee by the deadline date indicated. 

Learn more

Contact us

Admission and application inquiries

Faculty of Graduate Studies
Room 500 UMSU University Centre
65 Chancellors Circle
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Canada

graduate.admissions@umanitoba.ca
Phone: 204-474-9377
Fax: 204-474-7553

Monday to Friday
8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Program inquiries

Stu Clark Graduate School
Room 358 Drake Centre
181 Freedman Crescent
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 5V4 Canada

asperprofgrad@umanitoba.ca
Phone: 204-474-8448
Fax: 204-474-7544