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Operations & supply chain management major

Real-world connections.

Our professors are so good at what they do that most of them also serve as consultants to many firms. And they'll share those professional insights with you and your fellow operations and supply chain management majors in the classroom.

Prepare yourself for a hot career.

Operations and supply chain management majors are in demand. U.S. News & World Report says, "Managing the flow of product and information is in great demand as a business discipline," and they count operations and supply chain management among the "20 Hot Job Tracks," with an entry-level salary of $45,000.


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 working in the college's Center for Supply Chain Management or getting involved in the OSCM student organization with other operations and supply chain management majors, you will develop a critical professional 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 bolded.


  • Foundations for Business Leadership
  • Rhetoric and Composition I & II
  • Histories of Cultures and Societies Elective
  • Science and Nature Elective
  • Introduction to Theology
  • Philosophy of Human Nature
  • Finite Mathematics
  • Elements of Calculus
  • Public Speaking
  • Two Non-business Electives


  • Developing Critical Skills for Business Leadership
  • Business Statistics
  • Principles of Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Literature Elective
  • Diverse Cultures Elective
  • Theory of Ethics
  • Theology Elective
  • Non-business Elective


  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Two OSCM Courses
  • Applying Business Leadership Skills
  • Introduction to Financial Management
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Applied Business Economics
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Behavior and Organization
  • Business Elective
  • Non-business Elective


  • Three OSCM Electives
  • Strategies for Entering the Business World
  • Business Policies
  • Ethical and Societal Issues Elective
  • Legal and Regulatory Environment Elective
  • Three Business Electives
  • Two Non-business Electives

Supply chain

You might like the Operations & supply chain management major if you

✓ Have a mind for operational, tactical and strategic challenges

✓ Enjoy all levels of business operations

✓ Organize information well

What can you do with a major in Operations & supply chain management?

Operations & supply chain management majorMarquette's operations and supply chain management majors go on to work as logistics planners, distribution managers, production planners, buyers, supply chain analysts and inventory managers.

Learn more about what you can do with a major in operations and supply chain management.

Visit the department that offers the operations and supply chain management major.

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