Supply Chain & Operations Careers

The Carlson School shapes in-demand supply chain and operations (SCO) talent, whose expertise is sought by employers spanning a variety of industries. The Carlson MBA program offers a curriculum led by the most active researchers in the country, and connects students with leading employers seeking candidates to fulfill a wide variety of supply chain opportunities.


Not only do students discover the latest supply chain & operations concepts and trends in the classroom, they get opportunities to apply new lessons to emerging issues in a real-world business environment.

Top-Ranked Faculty

Carlson MBA students engage with internationally renowned researchers, and an innovative supply chain curriculum that prepares them to thrive as managers and leaders. The Carlson School Supply Chain and Operations department is ranked No. 4 in the nation for research productivity.

Popular MBA Courses

  • Global Supply Chain Operations
  • Project Management
  • Quality Management and Lean Six Sigma
  • Forecasting
  • Managing Supply Chain Operations

Beyond the Classroom

The Carlson School offers a variety of clubs and organizations for students to explore supply chain beyond the classroom and expand their networks.


Supply Chain & Operations Club

The Operations and Supply Chain Management Club strives to gain a broader understanding of the opportunities, career paths, trends, and issues in operations management. Members hear from experienced speakers, take plant tours, participate in discussion panels, interact with faculty, and more.

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