Driven professionals with experience or interest in supply chain management should apply. Showcase your background and potential as a student, manager, and leader through the MS SCM application process. Candidates are carefully considered as part of a holistic review and selection process.


Program Snapshot

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 Start Date: late August orientation (Fall semester)



 Duration: 1-year (12 month) full-time program; 32 credits



 Location: on-campus classes held in the evenings, select online and Saturday condensed classes

My Mantra: I can do anything for a year

Listen to graduate Jamie Bolnick speak about her experience in the MS in Supply Chain Management program: why she chose the Carlson School, the value she found in the cohort model, her thoughts on the capstone and leadership component, and advice she has for any mothers (like her) considering enrollment.


  • Prerequisites and Admission Requirements
    • Applicants must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
    • A minimum of 3 years of full-time professional work experience is required (internships not included) at the time of application submission.
  • Online Application — The MS SCM program offers a streamlined online application.
    • The following materials are required to apply:
      • Academic transcripts and credentials
      • Current résumé
      • Personal statement essay
      • Two recommendations
      • Video essay
      • Application feed
      • Interview (invitation only)
    • View detailed instructions for all applicants on our Application Requirements webpage.
    • More information about requirements for international students can be found on our International Applicants webpage.
    • Find additional advice on our Application Tips webpage.


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 Application Deadlines

Round Submission Deadline Decision Notification
Round 1

December 1

January 15
Round 2

February 15

March 31
Round 3

April 15 (final deadline for applicants requiring F-1 visas*)

May 31
Round 4

June 15 

July 31

Round 5

July 15 (final deadline for all other applicants**)

2-3 weeks
*In rare circumstances, F-1 visas may be processed after this deadline. Please contact if you believe this applies to you.
**After this deadline, we will continue accepting applications on a space available, rolling basis.


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