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Global Logistics

Graduate Programs

Master of Arts in Global Logistics (code ECONMA02)


  1. 1. A bachelor's degree with a grade-point average of 2.75 or better. A student whose overall grade-point average is less than 2.75, but who possesses a strong employment history in supply chain management or logistics or who possesses a recent record of academic excellence by completion of certificate or other coursework, may be admitted by special action of the Admissions Committee.
  2. 2. Students are required to submit: a completed application form; two letters of recommendation from members of the academic profession under whom the applicant studied or from individuals in positions of leadership with whom the applicant worked; and a statement of the applicant's interest in pursuing a career in global logistics. Students are also required to submit scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).

Advancement to Candidacy

Satisfy the general requirements of the University for advancement to candidacy.


Completion of a minimum of 33 units beyond the bachelor's degree and graduate coursework as follows:

  • 1. Core requirements (16 units): Satisfactory completion of ECON 500, 555; GLG 540, 556, 560, 570.
  • 2. Satisfactory completion of at least one course in each of the following four emphases (11 units):
    • A. Quantitative Analysis in Logistics (CECS 552 or GLG 690)
    • B. Forecasting for Logistics (GLG 520);
    • C. Advanced Topics in Logistics (GLG 530 or CECS 590);
    • D. Seminar in Global Logistics (ECON 666).
  • 3. Practical Applications of Logistics (GLG 595 3 units).
  • 4. Completion of GLG 655 (3 units).