Flexible MBA - Operations Management

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  • An MBA in Operations Management will provide students a valuable set of knowledge and skills in process analysis and constraint management, inventory and quality control, service operations, project management, procurement, and supply chain management. 
  • Such capabilities are increasingly being sought by employers as they continue to improve their operations in the current cost-constrained, yet increasingly competitive, economic environment.
  • Students with an MBA in Operations Managementwill meet the wider needs of businesses in the region by providing a trained workforce in all areas of business operations (service, projects, supply chain, analytics, etc.)

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Admissions Information

  • Students applying to the MBA program are required to have a bachelor's degree in any field of study
  • An upper division bachelor's degree Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher is one of the elements evaluated to determine admission to the MBA program
  • Students are required to provide either the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE) exam score and meet the minimum required scores for admissions

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PROGRAM INFORMATION

The MBA is 43-55 credits: 31-43 credits core courses (see course list below). 12 credits may be waived for students with an undergraduate business degree or for students that have taken equivalent undergraduate business courses

  • *ACG - 6027 Financial Accounting
  • *FIN - 6406 Financial Management
  • *MAR - 6055 Marketing Functions and Processes
  • *QMB - 6603 Data Analysis for Managers
  • *Course can be waived if student has taken undergraduate course equivalent
  • BUL - 6455 Business Law and Applied Ethics
  • ECP - 6705 Advanced Managerial Economics
  • GEB - 6215 Graduate Business Communication
  • GEB - 6931 Executive Forum
  • MAN - 6296 Leadership and Organizations
  • ACG - 6315 Advanced Analysis and Application of Accounting Data
  • FIN - 6806 Advanced Financial Management
  • ISM - 6026 Management Information Systems and Technology
  • MAN - 6501 Operations Management
  • MAN - 6937 Global Environment of Management
  • MAR - 6815 Advanced Marketing Management
  • MAN - 6721 Global Business Strategy
  • 12 credits electives/specialization

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COURSE INFORMATION

Students electing the Operations Management Track will take the basic core and four elective courses as follows:

TECHNOLOGY TOOLS USED IN MIS COURSES

  • ISM 6508 (Web Business Development): Microsoft Excel & Wix.com

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CAREER OUTLOOK

Career Benefits

  • Procurement, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management are some of the fastest growing fields nationwide.
  • While many companies are hiring in these areas, they report that they are having a hard time finding qualified candidates (“ Supply Chain Management: The Next Big Thing?”, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Sept. 2011)
  • Operations Research Analysts are ranked #4 in the Business Jobs in 2020 by US News and World Report.
  • Business Operations Managers are ranked #9 in the Best Business Jobs in 2020 and #20 in Best Paying Jobs in 2020 by US News and World Report.

Existing Professions Benefiting from Skills in Operations Management

  • Procurement managers
  • Logistics managers
  • Quality assurance managers
  • Inventory managers
  • Project managers
  • Process improvement analysts
  • Supply chain managers
  • Lean operations consultants

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Contact Us

Jonathan Sweet

Jonathan Sweet, Ph.D., ITOM Program Director

777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431
p: (561) 297-2707
e: jsweet4@fau.edu
office: FL(24) 341A

Undegraduate Advising

Graduate Advising

It is recommended that you contact your academic advisor directly to make an appointment.
cobgradadvising@fau.edu p: (561) 297-2545
office: (FW) 101

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AACSB Accredited

AACSB Accreditation

Proud member of AACSB, the premier accreditation agency for business schools.

Princeton Review Entrepreneur

Top-50 in Entrepreneurship

Ranked #37 (ugrad.) and #41 (grad.) in 2021 according to The Princeton Review.

Best International Business

Best International Business

International Business ugrad. is #22 in the U.S. News & World Report 2021 national rankings.

Best Undergraduate Business

Best Undergraduate Business

U.S. News & World Report awarded the college for Best Undergraduate Business in 2021.

FT Executive Education Rankings

FT Executive Education Rankings

#11 (U.S.) and #1 (Florida) in the Financial Times rankings.

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