Accelerate Your Career - MS Operations and
The Operations and Project Management MS Degree curriculum is a 36-credit interdisciplinary program that gives you the knowledge, skills, and education necessary to pursue or accelerate a career in Operations Management and Project Management. This program, which can be completed in 18 months, provides a market-relevant combination of a comprehensive business education and real-world applications.
The MS in Operations and Project Management curriculum will expose you to contemporary areas that are in high demand by business organizations:
- supply chain management
- international supply chain management
- project management for PMP® certification
- management of service operations
- Six Sigma quality management
Real-World Curriculum Taught by
Master’s level Operations and Project Management classes are taught by faculty with doctoral qualifications and many years of practical experience in these areas. Faculty members keep abreast of changes occurring in these fields and fine-tune the curriculum to maintain currency and relevance. As part of your course work, you will be exposed to real-world operations and projects through guest speakers and visits to high-technology companies.
MS Operations and Project Management
As you take classes in the Operations and Project Management MS Degree curriculum, you will take five required courses, an additional five elective courses in your area of interest, and two graduate-level business courses. Of your 36 credits, 21 credit hours must be QSO courses.
MBA 501 - Mathematics and Statistics for Business
QSO 510 Quantitative Analysis for Decision-Making
QSO 600 Operations Management
QSO 640 Project Management
QSO 680 Seminar in Project Management
QSO 690 Topics in Operations Management
Select five of the following courses (a minimum of two with QSO prefix)
ACC 500 Managerial Accounting
IT 630 Computer Simulation and Modeling
MKT 500 Marketing Strategies
OL 500 Human Behavior in Organizations
QSO 500 Business Research
QSO 520 Management Science
QSO 530 Applied Statistics for Managers
QSO 610 Management of Service Operations
QSO 620 Six Sigma Quality Management
QSO 625 Six Sigma for Black Belt Certification
QSO 630 Supply Chain Management
QSO 635 International Supply Chain Management
QSO 645 Project Management for PMP® Certification
QSO 710 Internship in Operations and Project Management
Select any two graduate business electives. For students seeking PMI certification, you must take the QSO 645 Project Management for PMP® Certification course in order to satisfy the educational requirement needed to take the PMP exam.
Note: At least 21 credit hours must be QSO.