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American InterContinental University

MBA in Operations Management

American InterContinental University Online's Master of Business Administration in Operations Management program is designed to prepare students to oversee business operations. Learn more about AIU Online's Master of Business Administration in Operations Management program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Business Administration in Operations Management

School Offering Program:

American InterContinental University

Degree Level:


Program Prerequisites:

Before enrolling in this program, students must already have earned either their high school diploma or the equivalent.

Program Description:

AIU Online's Master of Business Administration in Operations Management program is designed to be completed in as few as ten months, though students can choose to take more time if necessary. This program also has a part-time option. Enrolled students have the opportunity to learn about designing and controlling production and service operations, operations management issues, methods for getting a competitive advantage, designing quality practices, and philosophy and tools for management. This program is also intended to teach students about forming business decisions in a global environment, financial management decisions, business research, interactions between leaders and followers, ethics, integrated business strategies, and marketing concepts.

Learning Format:


Total Credits Required:

48 credits

Financial Aid:

American InterContinental University's students may be eligible for various financial aid options, including federal grants; military aid; and federal, state, and private lending programs. Interested students should complete the FAFSA and will then have the opportunity to work with one of American InterContinental University's Financial Aid Advisors.

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

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Required Courses for a Master of Business Administration in Operations Management:

Program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact American InterContinental University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program. Some courses and programs may not be available at all campuses. Students who enroll in the part-time option may take courses in a different sequence than those in the full-time option.

Specialization Courses

  • MGT 636: Operations Management for Competitive Advantage (6 credits)
  • MGT 656: Quality Management and Continuous Improvement (6 credits)

Business Core Courses

  • BUS 610: Economics for the Global Manager (6 credits)
  • FIN 630: Global Financial Management (6 credits)
  • MGT 600: Business Research for Decision Making (6 credits)
  • MGT 615: Leadership & Ethics for Managers (6 credits)
  • MGT 680: Strategic Management (6 credits)
  • MKT 640: A Managerial Approach to Marketing (6 credits)

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Graduates of AIU Online's Master of Business Administration in Operations Management program might be able to pursue employment in the business field. Their responsibilities might include overseeing the operations of the company they work for.

Positions that graduates could pursue include:

  • Director of organizational development
  • Logistics manager
  • Operations analyst
  • Operations coordinator