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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

start date
Start date
August (Fall semester)
Full-Time Program; 32 credits
classes held in the evenings, select online and Saturday condensed classes

My Mantra: I can do anything for a year

Listen to graduate Jaime 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 an equivalent to a 4-year U.S. 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 fee
      • 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.


IMPORTANT: Emails about your application

You will be receiving application update emails from and and program office communications from Please add these emails to your contact list or safe list so that they are not caught in your spam filter. If you do not see an email you expected from our office, check your spam folder for filtered messages.

Application Deadlines

Apply early and give yourself the best chance to join the Carlson School's Supply Chain Management program.

Application Deadlines

  • December 1
    Decision Notification: January 6
  • February 15
    Decision Notification: March 17
  • April 15 (final deadline for applicants requiring F-1 visas*)
    Decision Notification: May 16
  • June 15
    Decision Notification: July 14
  • July 15 (final deadline for all other applicants**)
    Decision Notification: 2-3 weeks
*Any international candidates who are interested in applying for Fall 2023 after the April 15th deadline, should contact
**After this deadline, we will continue accepting applications on a space-available, rolling basis.

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