Operations & Supply Chain Management Major

Hands-on experiences.

The operations and supply chain management major provides real-world, hands-on learning experiences with the goal of graduating students who can effectively add value to the business community. With its core focus on applied learning, the center is a place of academic excellence and a driver of industry.

Real-world value.

Marquette Business’ undergraduate supply chain management program has been ranked 12th by Gartner Inc., the nation’s top supply chain industry organization. According to Gartner, “The top U.S. undergraduate supply chain programs balance broad curricula, real-world experience and strong industry reputations to rise to the top.” Marquette’s program was lauded for its broad, diverse scope and a curriculum that aligns well with a modern, real-world corporate supply chain model.


As an operations and supply chain management major, you can work for some of the nation's leading firms right here in Milwaukee. It's easy to do because it's built right into your curriculum.

Opening doors.

By getting involved with the college’s Center for Supply Chain Management or the OSCM student organization, you will develop a critical professional and peer network before you graduate.

It's what you know and how you network.

The Marquette's College of Business Administration is home to the Center for Supply Chain Management, a university-industry venture for education, research and advancement of knowledge in supply chain management. It's a great forum for operations and supply chain management majors to network with OSCM professionals.

Suggested curriculum

Major courses are in bold. 


  • Business Leadership Development
  • Business Day 1
  • Principles of Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • Business Analytical Tools
  • Statistics and Business Analytics
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Elements of Calculus
  • Rhetoric and Composition I & II
  • Non-business Electives


  • Introduction to Operations & Supply Chain Management
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Applying Business Leadership Skills
  • Business Communications
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Legal Business Elective
  • Applied Business Economics
  • Behavior and Organization
  • Non-business Elective


  • Future Leadership Strategies
  • Ethical Business Core Course
  • Manufacturing Planning and Control
  • Supply Chain Electives
  • Business Electives
  • Non-business Electives


*Juniors may apply for the Supply Chain bachelor’s-master’s Accelerate Degree Program track, linked here


  • Strategic Management
  • Supply Chain Strategy and Practice
  • Supply Chain Electives
  • Business Electives
  • Non-business Electives