About the MBA in Operations Management
Why Study Operations Management at Cedarville?
Are you ready to take 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 MBA from Cedarville's Robert W. Plaster School of Business can take you where you want to go!
As part of Cedarville’s fully online Master of Business Administration program, your MBA in operations management concentration coursework will meet 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 MBA 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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What Sets Cedarville Apart?
MBA in Operations Management Program Highlights
Biblical — Biblical worldview and practical application in each course.
Excellence — The MBA 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.
Flexible — Seven-week terms provide flexibility for working professionals, and part-time and full-time options are available.
Adaptable — Interactive course websites optimized for multiple devices including computers, tablets, and smartphones.
Affordable — Affordable tuition and available financial aid.
Supportive — A dedicated program adviser ensures support while you pursue your degree and maintain other commitments, and a cohort-based approach builds community and network for Christian business professionals.
Accredited — Cedarville's Christian MBA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP).
MBA Operations Management
Learn how Cedarville's online MBA Operations Management program will equip you to fill in-demand leadership and management roles in business operations.
What Can You Do With an MBA in Operations Management Degree?
With an MBA in operations management, you can advance your career in the following fields:
- Public sector
Opportunities to Learn Outside the Classroom
As part of your MBA 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.
Stewarding Your Gifts With a Graduate Degree
Listen as Cedarville's president, Dr. Thomas White, discusses how our graduate programs can help you steward your God-given talents for His glory.
Admission, Costs and Aid, Start Dates
Admission Requirements — The first step in your graduate school journey at Cedarville is to apply for admission.MBA Admission Requirements
Costs and Financial Aid — Your decision to pursue quality, Christian graduate education represents a valuable investment in your career and professional development. To assure your degree is also affordable, Cedarville graduate programs are competitively priced and can be supplemented with a variety of financial aid.MBA Cost Information
Program Start Dates — Applications are accepted throughout the year, and you can enroll and begin classes in August, October, January, March, May, or July.
Building on your undergrad degree, you will take core MBA 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.
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
- Management and Leadership of Organizations
- Quantitative Course
- Strategic Marketing Planning
You’ll take four operations management courses, focusing on processes, systems, and resources.
- Lean Process Management
- Operations Research
- Project Management
- Supply Chain Management
You can add an MBA to many of Cedarville's popular majors by following one of our accelerated bachelor's-to-master's pathways.
Program Format and Related Programs
Cedarville offers both graduate and undergraduate programs, with flexible completion options. You may also want to consider these related programs as you consider the degree or program that is a best fit for you.
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- Business Certificate - Healthcare Administration
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Program Level and Format
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