Master of Science in Supply Chain Management

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Top-Ranked Supply Chain Management Program

Become a future supply chain leader with our MS in Supply Chain Management program. This empowering 12-month program is thoughtfully designed for working professionals like you, providing the tools to master end-to-end supply chains, elevate your leadership prowess, and sharpen critical skills essential for organizational success.

  • #8 Best Supply Chain Graduate Program in North America, according to 2022 Gartner rankings.
  • #7 Best Supply Chain Management Masters in the U.S. - QS World Ranking (2024)
  • GRE/GMAT test-optional

Broaden Your Supply Chain Knowledge

In one rigorous year, you will cultivate the skills, knowledge, and tools to engineer supply chains that drive success. Earn a competitive advantage as you apply classroom insights immediately to your role through this program for working professionals. Students complete 32 credits throughout the fall, spring, and summer semesters in the cohort-based program, which begins in August each year.

The MS in Supply Chain Management Program has earned STEM designation from the Department of Homeland Security, indicating rigor in the field and providing additional employment flexibility for international students. 

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Start date
August
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Duration
12-months
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Hybrid*
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Work experience
Minimum of 3 years (required)

*Two in-person weeknight courses and one course delivered online or in a condensed in-person format each semester. Learn more about the class format

 

Explore the curriculum

Apply your skills to an impactful, global supply chain challenge

The program culminates in a hands-on engagement with an external client who expects real results. Students are empowered to examine and address a global, strategic supply chain issue. The experience will give you a new perspective that will shape and expand your thinking moving forward.


Learn more about Experiential Learning

Invest in yourself and your future

Explore a transformative path with our MS in Supply Chain Management program, embracing a diverse admissions process, cost-effective tuition options, and a selection of scholarships, all dedicated to assisting you in achieving your degree.

  • Tuition is $53,760 per year 


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Broaden Your Supply Chain Knowledge

In one rigorous year, you will cultivate the skills, knowledge, and tools to engineer supply chains that drive success. Earn a competitive advantage as you apply classroom insights immediately to your role through this program for working professionals. Students complete 32 credits throughout the fall, spring, and summer semesters in the cohort-based program, which begins in August each year.

The MS in Supply Chain Management Program has earned STEM designation from the Department of Homeland Security, indicating rigor in the field and providing additional employment flexibility for international students. 

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Start date
August
""
Duration
12-months
""
Hybrid*
""
Work experience
Minimum of 3 years (required)

*Two in-person weeknight courses and one course delivered online or in a condensed in-person format each semester. Learn more about the class format

 

Explore the curriculum

Apply your skills to an impactful, global supply chain challenge

The program culminates in a hands-on engagement with an external client who expects real results. Students are empowered to examine and address a global, strategic supply chain issue. The experience will give you a new perspective that will shape and expand your thinking moving forward.


Learn more about Experiential Learning

Invest in yourself and your future

Explore a transformative path with our MS in Supply Chain Management program, embracing a diverse admissions process, cost-effective tuition options, and a selection of scholarships, all dedicated to assisting you in achieving your degree.

  • Tuition is $53,760 per year 


View Tuition & Aid

Explore some jobs you can land after graduation

Learn how the Carlson School's MS in Supply Chain Management degree has helped three alumni launch and accelerate their supply chain career at different companies.

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
*After the April 15 deadline, applications from international candidates in the U.S. will be accepted on a case-by-case basis. Please contact msscm@umn.edu if you are interested in applying. 
**After this deadline, we will continue accepting applications on a space-available, rolling basis.
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