We are not accepting applications for the Master of Science in Supply Chains and Operations Management (MS SCOM) degree program for fall 2019. This degree program is on hold indefinitely.

Become globally competitive for leadership positions in supply chains, logistics, procurement, and manufacturing and service operations management.

Consider applying to our top-ranked UB MBA program and concentrating in Supply Chains and Operations Management or our innovative and unique ISTL program in collaboration with the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, which focuses on transportation and logistics.

Connecting Students with Professional Organziations

Our student association, the UB SCOM club, is an affiliate of the Buffalo Niagara Professional Alliance (BNPA) and works with the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS), Institute for Supply Management (ISM), Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), American Society for Quality (ASQ) and other national organizations.

The student chapter of APICS provides networking opportunities with professionals as well as plant tours, meetings with professionals for guest lectures and preparation for APICS certification (CPIM/CFPIM/CSPC/CIRM) examinations. You will also have the opportunity to join ISM, CSCMP and other supply chain organizations. The Buffalo Niagara region, located on the US-Canada border, is a major logistics hub with numerous manufacturing and logistics firms.

Career Opportunities

As a graduate of the MS SCOM, you will have career opportunities in management, consulting and analyst positions across the entire range of supply chain functions: in general and functional management positions in procurement and global sourcing, production plan­ning, materials management, logistics management, quality, information systems, technology management, global outsourcing and globally distributed services.

Our graduates work in leading industry positions in the U.S. and overseas.


Our faculty members are award-winning, internationally recognized researchers, who earn placement in leading journals on supply chains and operations management. They teach regularly in UB’s international programs and consult for and conduct industry education programs in countries across North America, Europe and Asia. Our faculty also are affiliated with UB’s Institute for Sustainable Transportation and Logistics (ISTL).

Our faculty members are committed to providing you with personalized guidance to help you succeed in the global workplace.