Master of Science in Operations & Supply Management


$685 per credit

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UW-Stout’s Master of Science degree in Operations and Supply Management (OSM) prepares you for advanced leadership roles in global business and technical environments. Operations, supply chain, logistics management, and construction management are high-demand fields that need managers who can apply both existing and emerging technologies to plan, organize, and implement effective systems.

Program Description

The Operations and Supply Management master’s degree prepares professionals with a broad range of expertise. The core requirements include financial and cost analysis, organizational development and leadership, program management, and operations management. In addition, students pursue a concentration in one of several areas, as well as research activities in related areas. Each of the concentrations will equip students with the skills to work in a variety of industries.

  • Construction Management
  • Operations Management
  • Project Management
  • Quality Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Industry Occupation Safety and Hygiene
  • Engineering Technology Management
  • SAP ERP Business Analytics

UW-Stout’s MS in Operations and Supply Management is accredited by the ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs).

Career Opportunities

Depending on one’s area of research and concentration, graduates have numerous leadership and career opportunities (managers, directors, etc.):

  • Supply Chain
  • Operations
  • Logistics
  • Project Manager (Operations/Supply Chain/Construction)
  • Procurement
  • Quality Control
  • Business Analyst (Operations/Supply Chain/Construction)
  • Sustainability
  • Workplace Safety
  • Consultant (Operations/Supply Chain/Construction)


To be admitted with full status to this program, the applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college, have an overall grade point average of at least 2.75 and have the equivalent of two years of appropriate work or military experience.

Applicants who have an overall grade point average below 2.75 may be considered for probationary admission if other requirements are met.

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