Operations managers are responsible for developing, improving and managing the processes used to produce and transport products, services and even people. They're often tasked with reducing costs, maximizing profits and increasing customer satisfaction - in other words, the areas most critical to any organization's sustainability.
Develop the knowledge and skills to look at that long-term sustainability through the lens of an operations manager in the Bachelor of Science in Operations Management degree online program at Southern New Hampshire University.
Choose the bachelor's in online operations management degree alone, or elect a concentration in Logistics and Transportation or Project Management.
Upon completion of the online operations management degree program, you’ll be able to:
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission – to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your operations management degree online at SNHU include:
Employment continues to grow as more businesses transport goods in the global economy. While manufacturing continues to be a large employer of operations management professionals, more jobs are being created in education, government, military, transportation, and science and technical services.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for operations research analysts will increase by 27% through 2026 - much faster than the average of all occupations.* The need for logisticians will increase by 7% in the same time period, according to the BLS.*
Graduates with a bachelor's in operations management can pursue roles as:
SNHU's operations degree provides a solid foundation of knowledge for managing operations in manufacturing, service and other sectors. The curriculum builds upon a business core, emphasizing communication, ethics and globalization. This bachelor's program culminates in a capstone experience, giving you the opportunity to use what you've learned.
SNHU provides cloud-based virtual environments in some courses to give you access to the technology you need for your degree – and your career. Learn more about our virtual environments.
SNHU's bachelor's in operations management program includes:
General Education Program
Our programs are designed to equip you with the skills and insights you need to move forward. In recent years, employers have stressed the need for graduates with higher order skills - the skills that go beyond technical knowledge - such as:
All undergraduate students are required to take general education classes. Through foundation, exploration and integration courses, students learn to think critically, creatively and collaboratively, giving you the edge employers are looking for.
Business Core Program
Programs in the School of Business require learners to complete the business core program, which includes a variety of business-specific courses. This program focuses on 10 core competencies to prepare you for success wherever you go.
Total Credits: 120
Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer financial aid packages to those who qualify, plus a 30% tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.
*Tuition Rates are subject to change and are reviewed annually.
No Application Fee, $150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
Southern New Hampshire University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education as well as several other accrediting bodies.
This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Student achievement data can be found on College Navigator.
*All concentrations associated with the program are also accredited through ACBSP.