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Online Master of Science in Supply Chain Management at the University of Houston

Two Ways to Earn Your MS SCM Degree

Complete this STEM-certified program in any format you desire: Learn about our in-class face-to-face MS SCM Program below, or learn about our fully online MS SCM Program HERE.

Move the World

Supply Chain Management careers are exciting, dynamic, flexible, and rewarding. And few careers give you the same opportunity to have a direct influence on the vital activities and processes of a successful enterprise. Right out of school, our Supply Chain Management graduates are transforming the way business is done – and are having fun seeing how their work makes a difference.

Whether online or in person, full-time or part-time, you have all the flexibility and control to complete your degree the way that works best for you. With Bauer’s MS in Supply Chain Management, you get the benefits of a hands-on, customizable degree that’s tailored to your schedule. With evening and online classes available, our program is designed for busy professionals who need the flexibility of a part-time degree — which means you can keep earning while you’re learning.

Supply Chain Management is the network of business functions that enable companies to create, produce, and deliver products and services. Global supply chains are becoming increasingly more complex, the competitive business landscape is becoming more intense, and consumer expectations of world-class business services continue to rise. Therefore, businesses in every industry need supply chain professionals who can rise to the challenge of creating, producing, and delivering the world’s products and services faster, cheaper, and more reliably than ever before. That’s where you come in. In the Bauer MS SCM program, you will learn the skills you need to become a well-rounded expert, capable of solving the toughest supply chain challenges and taking your company to the next level.

The UH MS Supply Chain Management (STEM) program is ranked 11th in the Top 25 North American Supply Chain Graduate Programs list compiled in 2022 by leading research and consulting firm Gartner.

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Certified STEM Designated Program

Certified STEM Designated Program

The Bauer MS SCM Program is designated as a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Advanced Degree, providing you with the transferable problem solving, analysis, and critical thinking skills that employers desire. This designation also provides International Graduates with the opportunity to apply for extended OPT employment.

Graduate SCM Ranking: Gartner ranks it 11th in the nation for graduate programs
Undergraduate SCM Ranking: Gartner ranks it 9th in the nation for undergraduate programs

In the MS SCM program at Bauer, you’ll develop the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to be successful within any role in Supply Chain Management, giving you a competitive edge to obtain these desirable jobs and advance your career. With collaborative insight from Bauer’s Industry sponsored Supply Chain Forum, our advanced curriculum goes far beyond the basics, covering innovative methodologies and powerful analytics and business intelligence techniques that are increasingly desired by leading organizations. Our courses are interactive and experiential, allowing you the opportunity to apply your new skills in meaningful ways.

At Bauer, you’ll get your degree on your own time. This program is designed to be completed on either a full-time or part-time basis. So, whether you prioritize keeping your day job or finishing your degree as fast as possible, the MS SCM will work for you. And you’ll be learning from some of the best minds in supply chain management; Bauer’s expert supply chain faculty brings a wealth of real-world knowledge and experience to the classroom. Our professors’ practical industry experience, current connections with world-class businesses, and leading-edge research creates a well-rounded classroom experience.

You’ll also find ample opportunities to network with professionals and peers within the supply chain industry. Houston is a leading global Supply Chain hub and our professors are well-connected. Your classmates come from a diverse range of backgrounds. Attend career fairs exclusive to supply chain management students, join SPO – Bauer’s Supply Chain Management Student Organization – and visit the Rockwell Career Center as soon as you’re ready to land your next job in supply chain management.

There’s never been a more exciting – or critical – time to pursue supply chain management. Earn your MS SCM at Bauer, and accelerate your career in any direction you choose.

Obtain a High-Demand Degree

Supply chain jobs are in high demand and our graduates are hired quickly in high-paying job roles.

Choose Your Schedule

Earn your degree on a full-time or part-time basis. At Bauer, it’s all about what works for you.

Learn from the Best

Bauer’s supply chain faculty takes your learning to the next level. You’ll be instructed by the best and brightest in supply chain management.

Build Your Network

Create connections and plant roots in Houston, one of the world’s leading global supply chain hubs.

How to Apply

Admission eligibility for the Master of Science in Supply Chain Management program requires a four-year undergraduate degree (or foreign equivalent) from an accredited institution. The undergraduate degree may be in any discipline.


Application Deadlines

Fall 2024

Final Domestic Application Deadline

Spring 2025

Priority Scholarship & International Application Deadline
Final Domestic Application Deadline

Fall 2025

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Domestic Application Deadline

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What makes a Bauer MS Supply Chain Management student?

62% F   38% M
62% Female
38% Male
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Data reflects entering classes of Fall 2021

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World-Class Faculty

We have worked hard to develop this innovative MS SCM program and we are looking forward to enabling you to achieve your career dreams. Click on the links below to learn more about us.

Michael J. Murray

Instructional Assistant Professor, Supply Chain Management

Areas of Expertise: Business and supply chain analytics, process economics and finance, decision support systems (LP/ERP), continuous production systems, supply chain modeling, optimization, and simulation.

Powell Robinson

Professor, Supply Chain Management

Areas of Expertise: Inventory management, facility network design, supply chain optimization, risk management, and energy supply chains.

Funda Sahin

Associate Professor, Supply Chain Management

Areas of Expertise: Logistics, operations and supply chain management, inventory planning and control, and information technology applications in supply chain management.

Gordon D. Smith

Professor of Practice, Supply Chain Management

Areas of Expertise: Operational excellence, global supply chain management/rationalization, quality performance, lean management applied to manufacturing enterprises and service organizations.

Dale Tibodeau

Professor of Practice, Supply Chain Management

Areas of Expertise: Project management, logistics, program management, procurement, material handling, and supply chain planning.

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