Develop the skills necessary to link operations and projects with relevant activities in almost all areas of business with the Master of Science in Project Management from Southern New Hampshire University. With courses offered on campus and online, SNHU's program blends the best of both worlds by bringing together the convenience of online with the advantages of a physical campus.
You'll receive broad exposure to leading-edge topics and skill development in operations management, project management, supply chain management, logistics, quality control and management science. This exposure and your participation in several team projects will provide you with the concepts, language, insights, tools and leadership skills you'll need for success in operations and project management.
You'll enjoy access to real-life operations and projects through guest lectures and visits to high-tech companies. In the process, you'll be further prepared for a professional career relating to analysis, design, implementation and management of operations and projects in manufacturing and service organizations.
The MS operations degree program explores the contemporary issues that make almost any business run smoothly. Areas of study include supply chain management, international supply chain management, project management for Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification, management of service operations and Six Sigma quality management.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your master's in project management at SNHU include:
Acceptance decisions are made on a rolling basis throughout the year for our 5 graduate terms. You can apply at any time and get a decision within days of submitting all required materials. To apply, simply contact an admission counselor, who can help you explore financial options. Your counselor can also walk you through the application process, which involves completing a graduate application ($40 fee) and providing undergraduate transcripts.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the median annual wage for general and operations managers was $99,310 in 2016. Advancement opportunities in the Operations and Project Management field are best for those with the highest levels of education. Proven analytical and problem-solving skills are in particular demand in this field.
Upon completion of Southern New Hampshire University's master's in project management, you'll find career options in a variety of industries, including:
Graduates of the program typically go on to well-paying jobs or, for those already working in the field, receive raises, promotions and, in some cases, better positions elsewhere.
The MS operations degree also prepares you for such professional certifications as PMP, Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®, and Six Sigma Green Belt. To sit for the Six Sigma certification exam, you must also meet certain additional requirements, which can be found on the International Association for Six Sigma Certification website.
Important Note: SNHU is a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) of the Project Management Institute (PMI)®. Project managers are increasingly turning to R.E.P.s for certification training and maintenance. PMI is the world's largest project management member association, representing more than 650,000 practitioners worldwide. Students must take the QSO 645 Project Management for Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification course in order to satisfy the educational requirement needed to take the PMP exam. Additional requirements that must be satisfied to sit the PMP exam can be found on the Project Management Institute website.
This 36-credit interdisciplinary program gives you the knowledge, skills and education necessary to pursue or accelerate a career in operations and project management. This specialized master's degree can be completed in as few as 15 months and provides a market-relevant combination of a comprehensive business education and real-world applications.
The program's technology-integrated coursework is continually adjusted to reflect the latest topics, technology and tactics in the field. Top-tier faculty boasts advanced academic qualifications and many years of practical experience in operations and project management.
This is a survey of the mathematical, probabilistic and statistical tools available for assisting in the operation and management of industrial organizations.
This is a study of the concepts of production and operations and of a variety of methods and techniques used in their management. Background preparation: 6 credit hours in economics.
This course includes the study of concepts, tools, and practices of project management. The course adopts a managerial process approach to Project Management, which consists of initiating, planning, executing, controlling and closing the project. Major topics will include project scope, project time, project cost, project quality, project risk, project resources, project communications and how to be an effective project manager. Cases are utilized to integrate the learning in the course and provide decision- making experience for the student.
Project management is a core skill in today's fast-moving business environment. Project managers are required to manage complex, time- pressured projects and programs using advanced tools and techniques for maximum effect. Through this course, the students will learn advanced methods to initiate, plan and control projects. They will gain experience planning complex projects using both manual and PC-based tools.
This course is designed to prepare students to function as high-impact manufacturing and/or service managers. The course theme is Total Quality Management and focuses on manufacturing systems, quality controls and inventory management with the goal of finding constant approaches to productivity improvement through in-depth investigation of JIT and OPT and their adaptability to manufacturing and service systems.
This capstone course is the culminating experience for the MS in Operations and Project Management program. The aim of the capstone is to assess students' ability to synthesize and integrate the knowledge and skills they have developed throughout their coursework, rather than introducing new concepts. This course is structured to support student success in fulfilling program requirements.
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