The Master of Science-Business: Supply Chain Management provides a cross-functional education in core supply chain principles: plan, source, make, and deliver. The focused, one-year program offers an efficient way to enhance your undergraduate degree and differentiate yourself in the market.

The degree is offered on campus over two semesters of full-time coursework. You'll apply what you learn to real-world experiences and have opportunities to explore various career paths through site visits, guest speakers, case competitions, and professional development activities.

MS in Supply Chain Management students are eligible to participate in a global trip facilitated by the Grainger Center. They may also take part in a biannual exchange program in partnership with the University of Stavanger in Stavanger, Norway.


The program requires completion of 30 credits: 21 credits of required courses and 9 credits of Wisconsin School of Business electives.

Required 3-Credit Courses

  • GB 704 – Data to Decisions
  • MKT 724 – Strategic Global Sourcing
  • MKT 725 – Marketing Channels
  • MKT 726 – Seminar in Supply Chain Management
  • MKT 727 – Enterprise Systems and SCM
  • OTM/MKT 722 – Logistics Management
  • OTM 714 – Supply Chain Analytics

Elective Courses

Due to the interdisciplinary nature of supply chain management, students are eligible to take any graduate-level course offered by the Wisconsin School of Business, provided they meet the course prerequisites.

The following elective courses are most relevant to supply chain management:

  • ACCT 710 – Managerial Accounting
  • MHR 728 – Bargaining, Negotiating, and Dispute Settlement for Managers
  • MKT 765 – Supply Chain Capital Management
  • OTM 752 – Project Management
  • RMI 660 – Risk Analytics and Behavioral Science