Master of Supply Chain Management
MSCM Curriculum

The online Master in Supply Chain Management degree is comprised of 33 total credit hours for part-time and full-time students. Classes are scheduled in the evening to provide maximum flexibility.

MSCM Curriculum Breakdown: 25.5 for core classes, 3 for experiences, 4.5 for electives equals 33 total


Throughout the personalized and flexible online curriculum, you'll build and refine valuable skills to succeed in supply chain management by integrating theoretical insights from industry experts and faculty with hands-on capstones, company visits and Gemba learning. This ability to apply what you learn allows you to immediately provide value to your current organization or execute a career shift into the field of supply chain.

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Complete the online MSCM degree in 15 or 24 months

The 24-month part-time MSCM curriculum plan is ideal for all types of working professionals balancing quick career growth with work, home and school. Below is the four-semester course plan, with each online evening class consisting of 50% synchronous (live) and 50% asynchronous (self-paced) content. Download the MSCM curriculum sheet for additional details and course descriptions.

Semester 1 (Summer)

  • Introduction to Supply Chain (3 credit hours)
  • Contemporary Supply Chain Issues (3 credit hours)

Semester 2 (Autumn)

  • Operations Management (3 credit hours)
  • Strategic Global Sourcing (3 credit hours)

Semester 3 (Spring)

  • Logistics Management (3 credit hours)
  • Supply Chain Sustainability & Resilience (1.5 credit hours, 7-week course) OR Supply Chain Technology (1.5 credit hours, 7-week course)

Semester 4 (Summer)

  • Consumer-centric Supply Chain Management (3 credit hours)
  • Elective (1.5 credit hours)

Semester 5 (Autumn)

  • Supply Chain Analytics (3 credit hours)
  • Elective(s) (3 credit hours)

Semester 6 (Spring)

  • Capstone Project (3 credit hours)
  • Supply Chain Sustainability & Resilience (1.5 credit hours, 7-week course) OR Supply Chain Technology (1.5 credit hours, 7-week course)

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Personalize Your Degree with Electives

Select electives from within Fisher College of Business or work with an academic advisor to select from graduate-level courses across The Ohio State University, one of the largest universities in the nation with more than 100 graduate programs. Elective options are typically a full-semester, three-credit-hour course, or a shorter 1.5-credit-hour course. This means you will likely take two to three electives while in the program. Students and alumni, however, can take more than 4.5 credit hours, if desired (at a cost).

Accounting / Finance

Accounting (3 credit hours)
Advanced Topics in Accounting (1.5)
Finance (3)
Gov. & Not-for-Profit Accounting (1.5)

Operations / Logistics

Data Analysis & Visualization (3)
Lean Enterprise Leadership (1.5)
Lean Logistics (1.5)
Ops & Technology Strategy (1.5)
Project Management (3)
Six Sigma (3)

Management & HR

Advanced Strategy Implementation (3)
Business Ethics (1.5)
Developing Leaders & Coaches (3)
Intro to Bus. Coaching (1.5)
Leadership Legacy (1.5)
Negotiations (3)

Many online electives are available. Elective offerings vary from semester to semester. Your advisor can help identify courses and any potential prerequisites.

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