Procurement and Acquisitions Management (MS)

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Webster University Online
or In Person
2.5-3 years
Time to Completion
Cost Per Credit Hour
(MA Track)
(Dual Degree)
Credit Hours Required

Expand your career options in a specialized field

Pursuing your Master of Science in Procurement and Acquisitions Management from Webster University will position you to thrive as you effectively manage the development, procurement contracting, and channeling of material, services, and major systems. Our industry-based curriculum will prepare you with the skills and knowledge you need to successfully navigate the complexities of today's global supply chains.

Complete this program 100% online through Webster University Online or at several of our campus locations nationwide in just 2.5 to 3 years. You also have the option to complete dual master’s degrees, including a Master of Business Administration (MBA) option to gain advanced leadership skills.

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Enhance your leadership capabilities

Take charge of the supply chain

Looking to make a solid start or to grow as a leader in the business industry? Webster’s Master of Science in Procurement and Acquisitions Management prepares you for a wide range of exciting career opportunities in corporations, nonprofit organizations, or government offices and agencies. In fact, 95% of our procurement graduates are employed full-time post-graduation.

Why a master’s in Procurement and Acquisitions Management?

Demand for skilled procurement and acquisitions professionals is growing as companies and organizations are hiring professionals with specialized knowledge within this field. You’ll gain a competitive edge in the job market by developing key marketable skills like:

Classes you’ll take

To earn your master’s degree in Procurement and Acquisitions Management from Webster, you must complete a total of 36 credit hours that must include these seven core courses:

Core Courses
  • Acquisitions Law
  • Integrated Studies in Procurement and Acquisitions Management
  • Logistics
  • Negotiations
  • Operations Management
  • Pricing
  • Procurement and Acquisitions Management (Requisite Course)

You also will choose elective courses offered in this major and/or from the program curricula of other George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology majors.

MBA dual degree option

Requirements for a dual degree with Webster’s MBA program generally include the required MBA courses (33 hours), in addition to your core Procurement and Acquisitions Management courses. See below and connect with us for details.

Dual Degree Option–MBA/MA in Acquisitions and Program Management Core Courses
  • Acquisitions Law
  • Adding Value through Human Capital
  • Business
  • Cases in Value Creation
  • Information Support for Decision Making
  • Integrated Studies in Procurement and Acquisitions Management
  • Logistics
  • Market Analysis and Business Planning
  • Negotiations
  • Operations Management
  • Pricing
  • Procurement and Acquisitions Management (Requisite Course)
  • Providing Value to Customers
  • Quantitative Methods for the MBA
  • The Financial Value of Capital Projects
  • The Supply Chain and Business Processes
  • Value Creation
  • Walker Consulting Project: Adding Value to Organizations

Choose where you learn

Webster’s Procurement and Acquisitions Management master’s is available 100% online as well as at campus locations in the following states: Colorado, Illinois, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.

This means you have the flexibility to create a class schedule that fits within your personal and professional obligations.

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Explore leading career opportunities

Jobs in industries related to logistics and purchasing are expected to keep pace with or grow faster than other industries through 2031, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Graduates of this program often go on positions such as Contract Specialist, Logistics Analyst, and Procurement Manager. Our Career and Resource Center staff can help you in your job search as you pursue careers and salaries like those listed below.

Purchasing Agent


Median Annual Salary
(National, May 2022)



Median Annual Salary
(National, May 2022)

Purchasing Manager


Median Annual Salary
(National, May 2022)

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Webster is committed to your success, and you'll never be alone as you pursue your Master of Science in Procurement and Acquisitions Management.

An education nationally recognized for quality

Earn your ACBSP-accredited Master of Science in Procurement and Acquisitions Management from Webster, a private, nonprofit university accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

Professors. Professionals. Mentors.

Gain real-world knowledge from faculty experts with extensive professional experience in supply chain management. Our professors serve as mentors eager to support your career goals and connect you to opportunities, including internships and jobs.

What sets Webster apart?

As an active-duty member and a husband and father of three, Webster University made it easy for me to balance family, work, and school without having to prioritize one over the other.

- William Carruth
Webster Graduate