MS-Supply Chain Management

The Master of Science in Supply Chain Management at the University of Michigan-Dearborn teaches students how to manage the organizations, people, technology, and resources that transform raw materials into deliverable products. The program offers expert faculty and expansive opportunities for networking.

The degree is open to all students, regardless of their undergraduate major.

You may enroll on a full- or part-time basis. All courses in the program are offered on campus; a few are also occasionally available on-line. Course offerings are greatest during the fall and winter semesters, and the program usually can be completed within 12 months of full-time study.

Admission is rolling, and you may begin the program in September or January. May admission is also usually possible for part-time students.

University of Michigan-Dearborn students who have been admitted to the MS-Supply Chain Management may take up to 6 graduate credits during the final semester of their undergraduate program.


Core Courses (7 courses/21 credits)  

DS 520
MIS 525
OM 521
OM 571
OM 661
OM 664
OM 665

Applied Statistical Modeling
Computer Information Systems
Operations Management
Supply Chain Management
Supply Chain Logistics Management
Strategic Sourcing
Information Technology in Supply Chain Management

Elective Courses (3 courses/9 credits)  

DS 570
DS 632
MIS 575
MIS 644
OM 660
OM 662
OM 663
BA 690
BA 691

Management Science
System Simulation
Information Management
IT Policy and Strategy
Analysis and Design of Supply Chains
New Product Design and Development
Lean and Six Sigma
Graduate Research
Graduate Seminar

Transfer Credit and Course Exemptions

Previous coursework deemed substantially similar to DS 520, MIS 525, or OM 521 may qualify to exempt students from those courses. Exempt courses must be replaced with other approved courses in the degree program.

In addition, up to 6 transfer credits for previous equivalent graduate coursework can be applied to the degree if those credits have not been counted toward a degree.

Exemptions and transfer credit are granted at the discretion of the program faculty.