School and Ranking Information
Students seeking to enroll in an operations management education program in Charlotte, NC, will find only one school offering such studies. Based on ranking, student population and number of degrees conferred in the field of study, the following university is considered a top school in Charlotte for studies in operations management:
- Winner: The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is the only postsecondary institution of any type to offer operations management studies within 25 miles of the city. Students can select operations management as an area of concentration within the business administration bachelor's program. The degree program is available through the university's Belk College of Business.
School Info Chart
|Category||University of North Carolina at Charlotte|
|Ranking|| #201 among Best National Universities (2015)*,
#113 Best Undergraduate Business Programs (2015)*
|Location||Charlotte, North Carolina|
|School Type||4-year, public|
|Tuition & Fees (2013-2014)||Undergrad: $6,107 (in-state); $18,636 (out-of-state)**|
|Operations Management Degrees Offered||Bachelor's|
|Operations Management Degrees Awarded in 2012-2013||26**|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||54%**|
|Noteworthy||Belk School of Business accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB); one of the largest business programs in North Carolina***|
Sources: *U.S. News and World Report; **NCES College Navigator; ***University of North Carolina at Charlotte
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
- Guest speaker and seminar events with business leaders
- School of Business offers community partnerships with local businesses
- Business faculty published in major journals such as Operations Research and Journal of Operations Management
First opening its doors in 1946 as the Charlotte Center, this college officially became the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Charlotte in 1965. The 4-year public university is home to nearly 27,000 students annually. UNC Charlotte's Belk College of Business includes the Department of Business Information Systems and Operation Management, which offers two bachelor's degree programs in business administration.
The first two years of the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Operations and Supply Chain Management program focus on pre-business coursework. In the final years of the program, operations and supply chain management students take courses in financial management, marketing, information systems management, organization and business policy. Elective courses can allow for emphasis in areas like quality control and data management.