Make an impact in your field

Learn supply chain fundamentals from top faculty and gain career-ready experience working directly with global companies on consulting projects. Visit supply chain sites around the globe and gain a firsthand understanding of the process of converting physical and virtual raw materials into finished goods, the ways in which these goods reach consumers, and how companies use their supply chains to create value. Graduate with the qualifications employers seek, and have the opportunity to achieve Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification.

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#10 among graduate supply chain
degree programs in North America
Gartner, 2018


The Wisconsin MBA Program supply chain management specialization has received the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) designation from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, in recognition of the quantitative approach to learning in this specialization.

Doug Schaffer

“The unique feature here at Wisconsin is the atmosphere of a lifelong community. You are always a part of a dynamic, inclusive group while in the program. I chose the Wisconsin MBA Program in supply chain management because I knew I would get a professionally relevant, challenging curriculum paired with great people who would be lifelong friends and colleagues.”

—Doug Schaffer, MBA
Supply Chain Leadership Development Program, Raytheon

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Prepare to Lead

Experience training in everything from data analytics and demand to the marketing, promotion, and sourcing of goods. Benefit from WSB’s dedicated Grainger Center for Supply Chain Management and prepare for a top career with the help of the School’s engaged advisory board and alumni network. Make connections with industry leaders, compete in case competitions, and grow the skills needed to solve supply chain’s most pressing challenges.

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Average Base Salary
(Class of 2019)

Fast-Track Your Career

The Wisconsin MBA Program in supply chain management prepares students for an extensive range of industries and leadership roles as buyers, planners, and commodity managers. Every industry has a supply chain, and students find themselves qualified to pursue careers in the businesses they’re passionate about. After graduation, students find a variety of full-time positions with emerging and established industry leaders, including Amazon’s Lab126, Bank of America, and Oracle, at starting salaries that approach six figures on average.

Explore your career potential

Jake Dean, director of the Grainger Center for Supply Chain Management, along with alumnus and GE Transportation’s Scott Hughes discuss supply chain’s essential place in business. They touch on the evolving issues companies face and the role that supply chain leaders play in developing analytically driven, sustainable solutions.

Supply Chain Management students at Cisco in a stairwell

An Established Network

The advisory board for the Wisconsin MBA Program in supply chain management includes an extensive network of senior executives, corporate partners, and alumni, who recruit interns and graduates, contribute to curriculum programming, and mentor students one on one. At an annual meeting held each fall, students present their internship projects, and gather valuable industry feedback while networking with alumni and board members. Alumni regularly contribute to the program, conducting mock interviews and reviewing résumés to prepare first-year MBA students for internship and career opportunities.

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A Specialized Curriculum

Supply chain management students study a wide variety of managerial and functional topics with experienced faculty and alumni in order to prepare for diverse positions in any industry.

The curriculum is customized to ensure you learn the skills supply chain managers need to lead their organizations. By integrating industry standard tools, such as SAP’s Enterprise Resource Planning system, Lean Six Sigma training (culminating in Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification), and coursework in supply chain analytics, the curriculum provides the right tools to succeed.

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The Supply Chain Management Experience

“The program excelled in all my criteria: close community between students and faculty, commitment to diversity for decades, and high job placement rates for years. Beyond what I expected was a curriculum that can be tailored based on learning preferences, as well as a close partnership with industry.”

—David Berríos Hernández, MBA
Global Perfect Execution Manager, Emerson Industrial Automation

Supply Chain Management Specialization Quick Guide

Learn more about the dedicated team members who provide you with one-on-one support. You can also access an informative overview of this career specialization to save, print, or share.

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