Online Master of Supply Chain Management

Max M. Fisher College of Business
Become a leader in supply chain.

Supply chains are the lifeblood of business. They connect industries, transform ideas into products and sustain marketplaces. Organizations around the world rely on supply chain management to inform their decisions and drive their strategy. More than ever, this critical field needs professionals who possess the technical expertise and cross-functional business skills to understand every link in the chain — from inception to the consumer.

The online Master of Supply Chain Management (MSCM) degree at The Ohio State University Max M. Fisher College of Business is meeting this need head-on. The supply chain management master's program builds and refines valuable supply chain skills through a flexible curriculum that combines online coursework with hands-on learning experiences. The result is a new generation of supply chain professionals equipped to put the latest theory into practice immediately.

Core classes are split evenly between synchronous (live) and asynchronous (self-paced) instruction and taught by premier faculty utilizing the latest technology and online teaching spaces on campus.

Campus Requirements: 100% of classes are online 

Application Requirements: We’re looking for MSCM candidates who are early-to-mid career in any business function and are looking for a top-notch supply chain education to advance their career.

Credit Hours Required: 33

Cost Per Credit Hour: $1,228.88 (includes instructional and general fees). See the full cost breakdown here

Time to Completion: 
6 semesters if attending part-time, 4 semesters if attending full-time.

Sample Courses


Supply Chain Technology

Focus on the operational use and appropriate contextual use of supply chain technologies. These include traditional technologies, such as manufacturing planning systems, transportation management systems and warehouse management systems, to emerging technologies, including cloud-based systems, robotic process automation, internet of things, augmented reality and artificial intelligence.

Capstone Project

Work on a real-world business challenge, either with a current employer or a Fisher-assigned company. Projects are student-led but faculty-guided and provide a resume-worthy, valuable contribution to an organization while putting into practice the application of the concepts and learnings obtained during the program.

Strategic Global Sourcing

Focus on major decisions related to global sourcing, starting with ownership (make-buy) and location (offshore-onshore). Among other topics, explore approaches to supplier and vendor selection and ongoing management, including conditions under which approaches are appropriate.

Supply Chain Sustainability and Resilience

Focus on understanding how to measure and impact the long-term sustainability of a company's supply chain operations. Learn practices for reducing carbon footprints, adopting eco-efficient principles, and creating a more resilient supply chain while meeting financial goals. Highlights factors that promote these efforts, such as environmental laws and product returns.

Featured Faculty

Professor of Operations / Associate Director, Center for Operational Excellence
Professor of Logistics

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