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About the Operations Management Certificate

Why Study Operations Management at Cedarville?

If you want to add value to your current position or take the next step in your career, Cedarville's Graduate Certificate in Operations Management, offered by the Robert W. Plaster School of Business, is for you. You will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to effectively lead and initiate change within your organization. You’ll be prepared to design, plan, control, and improve your organization’s processes, systems, and resources with excellence.

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Program Overview

Operations Management Certificate Highlights

Practical — You’ll study lean processes and supply chain effectiveness, hot topics in business today, with opportunities to apply what you’re learning in any work environment.

Accelerated — You can complete the four Certificate courses (each course just seven weeks long) in as little as two semesters. The schedule is flexible for working professionals.

Convenient — The four courses are available fully online, allowing you to earn the certificate from anywhere in the world.

Biblical — You’ll experience a biblical worldview and practical application in each course.

Marked by Excellence —The Graduate Certificate in Operations Management prepares you for operational excellence with courses in quality and project management.

What Can You Do With a Graduate Certificate in Operations Management?

The Graduate Certificate in Operations Management will equip you to succeed in the following roles:

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

Admission, Costs and Aid, Start Dates

Admission Requirements — The first step in your graduate school journey at Cedarville is to apply for admission.

Graduate Certificate 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.

Graduate Certificate 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.

Program Curriculum

You’ll take four courses, focusing on processes, systems, and resources:

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

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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Jeffrey Haymond, PhD

Dean, Robert W. Plaster School of Business; Professor of Economics


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John Delano, PhD

Associate Dean, Robert W. Plaster School of Business; Professor of Information Technology Management


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Kelley Anderson

Graduate Enrollment Advisor for Business and Innovation

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