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BA in Operations Management and Analysis

Students enrolled in Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Operations Management and Analysis online degree program have the opportunity to learn about the management skills needed to effectively utilize an organization's resources. Learn more about Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Operations Management and Analysis program here.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Arts in Operations Management and Analysis

School Offering Program:

Ashford University

Degree Level:

Bachelor's

Forbes School of Business & Technology

Program Prerequisites:

Prospective applicants to Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Operations Management and Analysis online degree program should have an interest in business and management as well as strong communication and problem-solving skills. Applicants to Ashford University's programs should be at least 22 years old.

Program Description:

The Forbes School of Business & Technologyâ„¢ at Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Operations Management and Analysis online degree program is designed to teach students about systems analysis, production control, decision modeling, total quality management, and other areas related to operations management and analysis. Other topics covered in the curriculum include improving operating systems, behavioral management skills, and analytical and problem-solving skills.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

120 credits.

Financial Aid:

Ashford University offers students several payment options, including cash plans, employer tuition reimbursement, direct employer billing, and military tuition assistance. Qualifying students may be eligible for finance aid.

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

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Required Courses for a Bachelor of Arts in Operations Managements and Analysis:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Ashford University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

General Education Requirements

Students must complete 52 credits in general education courses.

Introductory Course Requirements

  • EXP 105: Personal Dimensions of Education
  • PSY 202: Adult Development & Life Assessment

Major Course Requirements

  • MGT 330: Management for Organizations (3 credits)
  • ECO 204: Principles of Microeconomics (3 credits)
  • ACC 205: Principles of Accounting I (3 credits)
  • ACC 206: Principles of Accounting II (3 credits)
  • BUS 308: Statistics for Managers (3 credits)
  • BUS 307: Operations Management & Quantitative Techniques (3 credits)
  • INF 336: Project Procurement Management (3 credits)
  • INF 337: Integrated Cost & Schedule Control (3 credits)
  • INF 340: Business Systems Analysis (3 credits)
  • BUS 461: Decision Modeling & Analysis (3 credits)
  • BUS 445: Total Quality Management (3 credits)
  • BUS 446: Production Operations Control (3 credits)
  • BUS 401: Principles of Finance (3 credits)
  • BUS 410: Project Management (3 credits)
  • BUS 402: Strategic Management & Business Policy (3 credits)

Electives

Students must complete 23 elective credits.

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Students who have completed Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Operations Management and Analysis online degree program could enroll in a Master's degree in a related field. This Master's degree may offer courses in quality management, maintenance management, human resource management, and organization and control.

Some possible master's degree programs may include:

  • Master of Science in Operations Management
  • Master of Business Administration (Operations Management)
  • Master of Science in Logistics
  • Master of Business Administration (Operations and Supply Chain Management)

Career Paths:

Graduates of Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Operations Management and Analysis could pursue entry-level careers in the field of operations management. Large-scale companies with extensive supply chains and production centers may provide the best employment opportunities. Specific areas where a graduate may find work include inventory control, quality management, supply chain management, and production control.

Possible employment opportunities include but are not limited to:

  • Production control
  • Inventory control
  • Operations management
  • Distribution management
  • Quality management
  • Supply chain management