Technology and Operations Management

Admission Criteria

Admissions Criteria

The M.S. in Digital Supply Chain Management program is open to students who hold a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university. The admission to this program is based on the review of the following criteria:

  • Business or relevant education background with basic knowledge in Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Management Information Systems, and Organizational Behaviors, etc.
  • Demonstrated mastery of college algebra and statistics knowledge with a grade of “C” or better in relevant coursework.
  • Undergraduate degree with at least 2.5 Grade Point Average (or equivalent).
  • For International students: demonstrated English language proficiency, e.g., TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based) or 80 (internet-based), or IELTS of 6.5 or above
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume
  • Two letters of recommendation

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Admission Questions?

If you have any questions about the application or would like more information about the admissions process, please contact the CPP Admissions Office.


Application procedures include a two-part process. Prospective applicants must complete an application through CSU Apply and submit official transcripts from all universities and colleges attended. Applicants must also submit a statement of purpose that identifies their discipline focus and two letters of recommendation from individuals able to assess the applicant’s potential for success in master’s level academic performance.

Conditional Admission

Applicants with an undergraduate degree in other disciplines, and those who do not fully satisfy other departments or university graduate admission requirements may be considered for possible conditional admission. These conditions may include additional coursework, minimum scholarship, compensating strengths, or other requirements. Candidates with conditional status are provided a written statement of entrance conditions, including the time within which the conditions are to be met.

Students in conditional standing must satisfactorily complete 12 units with a GPA of 3.0 or higher before becoming eligible for unconditional graduate standing. If the conditions are not satisfied, the candidate will be denied further enrollment in the program.