BS Operations and Project Management Online Degree - Careers

Gain Invaluable and In-Demand Operations and Project Management Skills

The skills you obtain in the online Operations and Project Management degree program can be applied to many industries and careers.

Specialists with operations and project management skills are found in a variety of enterprises, including manufacturing, nonprofits, universities, hospitals and service organizations.

Positions include:
  • Operations analyst/ manager
  • Project analyst/ planner/ coordinator/ manager
  • Supply chain analyst/ manager
  • Production planner
  • Logistics engineer
  • Distribution analyst/ manager
  • Purchasing analyst/ manager
  • Inventory control analyst/ manager
  • Quality analyst/ manager
  • Plant manager
  • Warehouse manager
  • Materials manager
  • Master scheduler

Those with operations and project management skills are well positioned to take advantage of the job growth expected in the field. For example, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that by 2020 operations research analyst positions will grow 23 percent, logistician positions will expand about 26 percent, and purchasing agent positions (except wholesale, retail and farm products) will grow 7 percent.

Operations and Project Management Resources

Career Opportunities

SNHU Career Development Center
Learn about potential operations and project management jobs and access job search resources.

U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook on Management, Scientific, and Technology Consulting Services, 2010-2011
Access the latest information on recommended education and training, operations and project management job prospects, and expected earnings for those in these fields.

Professional Organizations and Associations

The Association for Operations Management
APICS is the global leader and premier source of the body of knowledge in operations management, including production, inventory, supply chain, materials management, purchasing and logistics.

Project Management Institute
PMI is the world’s leading nonprofit membership association for the project management profession. Its worldwide advocacy for project management is supported by globally recognized standards and credentials, an extensive research program and professional development opportunities.

Production and Operations Management Society
POMS is an international professional organization which strives to extend and integrate knowledge that contributes to the improved understanding and practice of production and operations management; disseminate information on POM to managers, scientists, educators, students, public and private organizations, national and local governments, and the general public; and promote the improvement of POM and its teaching in public and private manufacturing and service organizations throughout the world.

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