MBA - Operations Management

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When you enroll in American InterContinental University's Master of Business Administration in Operations Management program, you will have an opportunity to learn about quality management and continuous improvement, operations management, and other associated topics of interest. Read on if you would like to learn more about American InterContinental University's Master of Business Administration in Operation Management program here.

What Kind of Program Is It?

American InterContinental University's online Master of Business Administration in Operations Management program is designed to teach you about quality management and continuous improvement, operations management for competitive advantage, and other advanced business management topics. Some of these core business topics include strategic management, global financial management, economics for the global manager, and global financial management. While enrolled in the program you will also have the opportunity to develop and strengthen your decision-making and quantitative reasoning skills.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you are interested in enrolling in AIU Online's Master of Business Administration in Operations Management program, you should have a background in business and have a strong interest in learning about the field of operations management. Applicants to American InterContinental University's program should have already earned a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs may have additional requirements.

What Are the Course Requirements?

AIU Online's Master of Business Administration in Operations Management program is divided into two operations management specialization courses and six advanced business core courses. Each course consists of six credits. Some courses you may take include:

Business Core Courses

Course Code Course Name
BUS 610 Economics for the Global Manager
FIN 630 Global Financial Management
MGT 600 Business Research for Decision-Making
MGT 615 Leadership and Ethics for Managers
MGT 680 Strategic Management
MGT 640 A Managerial Approach to Marketing

Operations Management Courses

Course Code Course Name
MGT 636 Operations Management for Competitive Advantage
MGT 656 Quality Management and Continuous Improvement

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

When you have completed AIU Online's Master of Business Administration in Operations Management program, you could pursue positions in the operations management field. Some of the industries that may hire operations management graduates include transportation, consulting, retail, finance and banking, and telecommunications. Some possible job titles may include:

  • Operations manager
  • Supply chain manager
  • Operations management consultant
  • Director of logistics

Advanced Degrees

When you have completed AIU Online's Master of Business Administration in Operation Management program, you may have the opportunity to enroll in a doctoral program in the field. Some of the areas that you may focus on include supply-chain strategy, logistics, industrial contracting, and information technology applications in supply chain management. Some possible doctoral degrees may include:

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration (Operations Management)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Operations Management