Best Supply Chain Management Programs: List of Top U.S. Schools

Learn about supply chain management programs at three top U.S. universities. Get school rankings, location info and degree options, so you can compare programs and make an educated decision.

School Overviews

Below, you'll find two universities that offer a wide variety of supply chain management study options. Supply chain management programs cover each phase of materials production, from manufacturing through distribution. Those interested in this field can choose from undergraduate and graduate programs offered by some of the nation's top universities. Two top-ranked schools are Michigan State University and Pennsylvania State University; both schools offer undergraduate and graduate options in the field.

1. Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI

School Highlight: Michigan's State's Eli Broad College of Business is making inroads towards positive change, when it comes to solving the business problems of the planet.

Michigan State University was ranked #2 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report in 2015 for best graduate schools in supply chain/logistics. The Eli Broad College of Business offers undergraduate, master's and doctoral degree programs in the area of supply chain management.

2. Pennsylvania State University in University Park, PA

School Highlight: The Smeal College of Business at Penn State provides top-ranked undergraduate and graduate degrees to more than 6,000 students across the nation and the rest of the globe.

Pennsylvania State University's Smeal College of Business offers two undergraduate degrees in Supply Chain and Information Systems and Management Information Systems. A graduate certificate is offered in Supply Chain Management, in addition to a Master of Professional Studies in Supply Chain Management.

Top Supply Chain Management Programs

College/University Name Distinction Location
Arizona State University Undergraduate, graduate, and doctorate degrees, in additional to certificates Tempe, AZ
Clarkson University According to Clarkson, one in five of its business school graduates is a CEO, senior executive or owner of a company. Potsdam, NY
Indiana University, Bloomington The master's degree in supply chain management is offered online. Bloomington, IN
University of Illinois Fifty-five percent of the university's undergraduate business students study abroad at least once. Champaign, IL
University of Michigan The university placed #9 on U.S. News & World Report's 2016 list of best schools with graduate supply chain management programs. Ann Arbor, MI
University of Tennessee Bachelor's degrees offered Knoxville, TN
University of Texas Bachelor's degrees and undergraduate certificate Austin, TX

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