MBA - Operation & Supply Management

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Southern New Hampshire University's Master of Business Administration in Operations & Supply Chain Management program can help you learn about the processes and strategies involved in operations, production, and supply chain management as you deepen your business and management training. Discover more about the Master of Business Administration in Operations & Supply Chain Management program here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The Master of Business Administration in Operations & Supply Chain Management online program at Southern New Hampshire University gives you the opportunity to study managerial accounting, economic theory, financial management, the application of information technologies in business, and key marketing concepts, including conducting marketing research, developing a marketing plan, and pricing and distribution strategies. You can develop skills in strategic management, production and operations management, responsible corporate leadership, quantitative analysis, and statistical management tools. Specialization coursework introduces you to procurement strategies, supply and distribution systems, inventory control, warehouse management, transportation planning, and customer service standards development. Other topics include management science and spreadsheets, applied statistics, service operations management, quality management, and international supply chain management.

What Are the Prerequisites?

As an applicant to the Master of Business Administration in Operations & Supply Chain Management program, you may have an educational or professional background in production, business, or service management. All applicants to Southern New Hampshire University programs must have earned a bachelor's degree or equivalent.

What Are the Course Requirements?

To earn Southern New Hampshire University's Master of Business Administration in Operations & Supply Chain Management degree, you must complete 13 courses. This includes ten major courses and three specialization courses.

Business Administration Major Courses*

Course CodeCourse Name
ACC 500 Managerial Accounting
IT 500 Information Technology
MKT 500 Marketing Strategies
ECO 500 Managerial Economics
FIN 500 Financial Management
INT 610 Multinational Corporate Environment
MBA 700 Strategic Management
OL 690 Responsible Corporate Leadership
QSO 510 Quantitative Analysis for Decision Making
QSO 600 Production and Operation Management

Operations & Supply Chain Management Courses

Course CodeCourse Name
QSO 630 Supply Chain Management
Choose two of the following:
QSO 520 Management Science through Spreadsheets
QSO 530 Applied Statistics for Managers
QSO 610 Management of Service Operations
QSO 620 Six Sigma Quality Management
QSO 635 International Supply Chain Management
QSO 690 Topics in Operations Management

Some students may also be required to take foundation courses as prerequisites for more advanced MBA material. Students with business-related undergraduate degrees typically are exempt from most foundation courses. In many cases, students choosing the electives track are able to apply credit hours from their foundation courses against their elective requirements.

*Coursework subject to change.

What Could I Do After Graduation?

Career Opportunities

The Master of Business Administration in Operations & Supply Chain Management program can help you prepare for management opportunities within a wide range of service and manufacturing industries. You may be responsible for maintaining an efficient operations and production workflow through tasks such as budgeting, inventory control, warehouse management, procurement, and quality control. As a graduate of the program, you could pursue positions such as:

  • Operations Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Quality Assurance Manager
  • Production Manager