Overview

Track In Operations Management
  • 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.


    Required Courses:
    OM 500
    Management Science I
    OM 517
    Supply Chain Modeling & Analysis
    OM 522
    Operations Scheduling Problems
    OM 523
    Inventory Management
    OM 524
    Manufacturing Scheduling & Control Systems
    OM 540
    Systems Simulation
    OM 596
    Capstone Project
    ST 560
    Statistical Methods
    ST 575*
    Statistical Quality Control
    OM 525*
    Effective Quality Management

    *Choose one of these two.

    One additional three hour course may be chosen with consultation by program advisor.

Track in Decision Analytics
  • 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:


    Required Courses:
    ST 560
    Statistical methods in Research I
    ST 521
    Statistical Data Management
    ST 531
    Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining I
    ST532
    Advanced Data Mining
    OM 500
    Management Science and Spreadsheet Modeling
    OM 540
    Systems Simulation
    OM 596
    Capstone Project
    Two OM Elective Courses:
    OM 517
    Supply Chain Modeling and Analysis
    OM 522
    Operations Scheduling Problems
    OM 523
    Inventory Management
    OM 524
    Manufacturing Scheduling and Control Systems

    *Choose two courses from this set of four courses.

    One Restricted Elective Course:
    ST 522
    Advanced Statistical Data Management
    MIS 541
    Business Analytics Support Systems

    *Choose one of these two with consultation by program advisor.

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