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M.B.A. in Operations Management

About the Online M.B.A. in Operations Management

Are you ready to make the next step in your career? Do you want to lead well and help your organization succeed? Have you been looking for an operation management graduate program that will take you to the next level? An operations management M.B.A. from Cedarville University can take you where you want to go!

As part of Cedarville’s School of Business fully online Master of Business Administration program, you can choose a M.B.A. in operations management concentration that meets the need for engineers and other operational managers responsible for the design, planning, control, and improvement of business processes, systems, and resources that are integral to creating a company’s products and services. 

As with all our M.B.A. programs, you'll study business through a biblical lens that emphasizes:

  • Excellence in personal standards and discernment
  • Kingdom influence through serving others
  • Stewardship of God-given talents
  • Leadership with a servant's heart

Cedarville also offers an online 12-hour Graduate Certificate in Operations Management, which is open to anyone with a bachelor's or master's degree.

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M.B.A. Operations Management

M.B.A. in Operations Management Program Highlights

 

Excellence – The M.B.A. in operations management concentration prepares you for operational excellence with courses in quality and project management.

Relevant – You’ll study lean processes and supply chain effectiveness, hot topics in businesses today.

Accredited — Cedarville's M.B.A. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP).

General Business Knowledge – You'll build a strong business foundation through core coursework that applies in any organizational setting:
  • Accounting for Business Executives
  • Biblical and Theological Foundations for Graduate Study (may be waived with undergraduate Bible minor or approved alternative)
  • Capstone Course
  • Executive Financial Management
  • Information Technology for Competitive Advantage
  • Legal/Ethics Course Managerial Economics
  • Organizational Design and Behavior
  • Quantitative Course
  • Strategic Marketing Planning

Focused Expertise – You’ll take four operations management courses, focusing on processes, systems, and resources.

  • Lean Process Management
  • Operations Research
  • Project Management
  • Supply Chain Management

What Can I Do With an M.B.A. in Operations Management Degree?

With an M.B.A. in operations management, you can advance your career in the following fields:

  • Consulting
  • Distribution
  • Engineering
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Public sector
  • Retail
  • Transportation

Opportunities to Learn Outside the Classroom

As part of your M.B.A. in operations management, courses are designed for the online environment but include hands-on case studies, projects chosen by the student, simulation games, and personal development.

 
 
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Program Faculty

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John Delano, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, School of Business Administration - M.B.A., Bus Admin Graduate Studies; Associate Professor of Information Technology Management

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  • Phone 937-766-7917
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Jeffrey Haymond, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Business Administration; Professor of Economics

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  • Phone 937-766-4442
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Operations Management M.B.A. Program Curriculum

Building on your undergrad degree, you will take core M.B.A. courses and three core operations management courses to complete the concentration. There is also a 3-credit Bible course, which is waived if you completed a Bible minor as part of your undergraduate work.

Sample courses:

  • Lean Process Management
  • Operations Research
  • Project Management
  • Supply Chain Management
View Curriculum Plan and Catalog