The operating officers of tomorrow master in Operations Management today. The program focuses on the effective management of the resources and activities that produce or deliver the goods and services of a business. Operations managers oversee the people, materials, equipment and information resources that a business needs to produce and deliver its goods and services. Many of the most esteemed data systems operating the processes and activities of worldwide business are designed by operations managers. For more in-depth information, consult the MSOM Handbook.
The master's program in Operations Management is offered both on campus and online. The degree requires 30 hours of coursework (10 courses). Full-time, on-campus students can complete the program in three semesters (fall/spring/summer). Students who want to pursue this degree program part-time while continuing to work can choose between the two-year and three-year schedules for completing the degree online.
Prerequisite: At least one semester of calculus equivalent to MATH 121 or higher.
*Choose one of these two.
One additional three hour course may be chosen with consultation by program advisor.
The concept for this track is to offer an Operations Management master’s degree that combines the prescriptive modeling and analytical skills arising from the OM program with the data management and data mining skills arising from the SAS-UA Data Mining certification program offered in the Statistics program.
The Decision Analytics track consists of 10 courses: five from Operations Management, four from Statistics, and one from either Statistics or Management Information Systems.
These 10 courses are organized as follows:
Two OM Elective Courses:
*Choose two courses from this set of four courses.
One Restricted Elective Course:
MIS 541 - Business Analytics Support Systems
*Choose one of these two with consultation by program advisor.