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Read about the Lally M.S. in Supply Chain Management students who placed in the top of the APICS Northeast case competition!


The M.S. in Supply Chain Management (one year and 30 credits) adopts a systems approach to provide students the knowledge and skills needed for a career in supply chain management. The program prepares students to design and manage supply chains in manufacturing and service industries in order to:

  • Understand the perspectives and skills to design supply chains

  • Develop strategies to optimize supply chain operations

  • Identify opportunities to leverage information technology

  • Create effective demand fulfillment capabilities in firms

For a list of the supply chain leaders on our M.S. SCM Advisory Board, click here.


The curriculum adopts an interdisciplinary focus and integrates concepts from industrial marketing, operations management, and information systems. The curriculum includes three parts: a business core, a supply chain core, and specialized electives that include real-world project-based courses that allow students to develop expertise in specific areas of supply chain management.

Typical Master’s Course Sequence

M.S. in Supply Chain Management
M.S. in Supply Chain Management Program
Business Core Courses - 12 Credits
  • Statistics and Operations Management
  • Introduction to Accounting and Financial Management
  • Information Systems for Management
  • Competitive Advantage and Operations Strategy
Supply Chain Core Courses - 12 Credits
  • Required Courses:
    • Design of Manufacturing Systems and Supply Chains
    • Networks, Innovation, and Value Creation
    • Supply Chain Capstone
  • Chose one (1) course from the following:
    • Optimization, Algorithms, and Applications
    • Enterprise IT Integration
Specialized Electives - Six Credits
  • Choose two (2) courses from the following:
    • Supply Chain Analytics
    • Global Sourcing and Procurement
    • Supply Chain Risk Management
    • Transportation Economics
    • Transportation Network Analysis

Career Options

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Logistics
  • Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Practices of Consulting Firms
  • Procurement and Sourcing Functions in Manufacturing and Service Industries

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