Bachelor of Arts in Operations Management and Analysis
Manage strategic processes, people, and products by earning your Bachelor of Arts in Operations Management and Analysis degree online from Ashford University. This IACBE accredited degree program gives you the analytical skills to make management decisions for operational success. Many of these management decisions impact areas that are most critical to an organization’s sustainability. Many successful operations managers have skills such as:
- Problem-solving and decision-making abilities
- Leadership qualities and abilities
- Strong interpersonal communication skills
- Strong understanding of people and processes
Scholarships are also available for those pursuing their operations management degree online.
What you will learn
In the operations management degree curriculum, you will learn the impact of globalization on supply chains and production. Your bachelor’s in operations management courses include such topics as production control, total quality management, decision modeling, and systems analysis. Upon completion of your Bachelor of Arts in Operations Management and Analysis degree program, you will be able to:
- Apply systems analysis to management decisions and operational success
- Assess methods of quality management, product and service development, and learn processes in business operations
- Develop skills in managing projects and programs
- Examine globalization effects on the organization’s operations, supply chain, and product or services production
- Analyze effective decision-making, problem solving, and technical skills required in management
Your Courses in Operations Management and Analysis
You can manage how work gets done. Operate at a higher level with your Bachelor of Arts in Operations Management and Analysis. Your courses include such topics as production control, total quality management, decision modeling, and systems analysis. You can also add a specialization to your degree to provide further focus to your studies.
To help students acclimate to the online classroom, you may be required to complete Introductory Course requirements. Learn more about Introductory Courses.
Major Course Requirements (45 credits, all courses are 3 credits.)
Emphases for Operations Management and Analysis
Environmental Management & Sustainability
Web & Mobile App Technology
Specializations in Operations Management and Analysis
You may choose to delve into other areas of operations management and analysis when you add a specialization to your Operations Management and Analysis degree program. The specialization in Logistics Management can give insight into how you can enhance and improve a company’s overall performance. This specialization consists of four (4), three (3) credit courses.
Interested in taking a specialization in your online operations management degree? Explore the Logistics Management specialization below to see if it is right for you and your education.
BA in Operations Management and Analysis
According to Program Chair Dr. Gail Hoskyns-Long, the BA in Operations Management & Analysis program is a hidden gem that focuses on all the behind-the-scenes processes of business. This online degree involves processes such as:
- Designing & Manufacturing the Product
- Production Control
- Quality of the Products
- Scheduling of Employees
Learn how pursuing an operations management degree can get you involved with managing aspects of a supply chain of an organization.
Careers in Operations Management and Analysis
When you complete your Bachelor of Arts in Operations Management and Analysis degree, you can pursue a number of careers in which systems analysis and problem-solving skills are a must. Careers such as production control and quality management are just a few potential careers that can be acquired with an operations management degree online. Take a look at your other potential career options below.
The Bachelor of Arts in Operations Management and Analysis degree is IACBE accredited.
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