Online Bachelor of Applied Science in Operations Management
Arizona State University’s Bachelor of Applied Science in operations management degree combines the technical experience gained in your associate program with a broader educational experience in management, leadership, critical thinking and communications. This BAS is designed specifically for students who’ve earned an Associate of Applied Science.
Next start date: 10/11/2023
Total classes: 20
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 120
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What is operations management?
Operations management centers on efficient, timely and consistent products. Strong organization and planning skills are essential. Professionals in operations management roles typically focus on oversight of current practices, streamlining processes and quality control.
The skills you’ll develop in an operations management program
In this program, you’ll study the technical and managerial sides of operations management. Courses in implementation, innovation, planning and strategy allow you to build a valuable knowledge base and practical skills. You’ll also develop skills such as:
- Resource allocation and management.
- Strategic planning.
Upon graduation, you’ll be prepared for a variety of roles, including business analyst, cost estimator and warehouse manager.
How is a Bachelor of Applied Science degree different from a BA or BS degree?
Bachelor of Applied Science degrees are designed specifically for students who’ve earned an Associate of Applied Science.
Operations management courses
This program’s streamlined curriculum leverages your AAS degree, developing extensive abilities in management, leadership, critical thinking and communications. Once enrolled, you’ll select a focus area in either process innovation or technology entrepreneurship to build more specific knowledge and capabilities. Featured courses include:
TMC 410: Enterprise Operations
TMC 498: Pro-Seminar (L)
TMC 330: Leading the Enterprise
STS 401: Statistics in Science and Technology Studies (CS)
TMC 430: Enterprise Strategy and Innovation
TMC 470: Enterprise Planning and Implementation
TMC 110: Understanding the Enterprise
TEM 431: Innovation Management
Jobs you could get with an operations management degree
An operations management degree provides a clear path to a career in managing and influencing efficient production within a variety of businesses. Professional roles centered around the management of resources are also a good fit. Career examples include, but aren’t limited to:
How to apply
You’re eligible to apply for this program if you have attended one or more regionally accredited colleges or universities and earned your Associate of Applied Science (AAS). To apply to a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) program at ASU, please follow these steps.
Building knowledge in process improvement and problem-solving
Each student is fully supported on their path to success in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. We have received peer-reviewed programmatic honors from U.S. News & World Report and provide students with a rich learning environment.
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