College of Business and Economics

Supply Chain Management (online)

The Supply Chain Management emphasis trains students to strategically plan and manage supply chain activities for competitive advantage. The emphasis covers topics essential to the efficient and effective management of supply chains such as operations management, operations strategy, quality management, product development, sourcing, and logistics.

MBA students that would like to earn an emphasis in Supply Chain Management must complete nine credits of the available courses, which are all offered online. Courses by MBA emphasis are listed in the Graduate Catalog.

Career Outcomes

UW-Whitewater MBA graduates are surveyed each year. Information for the Supply Chain Management emphasis is provided below, including placement rate, highlighted employers, common position titles and salary information. Industry-reported salary information has also been provided.

Placement Rate1


Highlighted Employers2

American Transmission Company, Baker Tilly LLP, Briggs & Stratton Corporation, Eaton Steel Bar Company, Kraft-Heinz Company, Ryder System, Treehouse Foods

Common Titles2

Buyer, Director of Operations, Forecast Analyst, Import Specialist, Supply Chain Specialist

Industry Salary (national average with 1 to 20+ years of experience)3


UW-Whitewater Salary Estimate (6 months or less after graduation)2


Based on 2016 - 2017 survey data
2 Self-reported data from survey respondents
3 national salary data