Develop the skills necessary to link operations and projects with relevant activities in almost all areas of business with the Master of Science in Operations and Project Management from Southern New Hampshire University.
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. SNHU is a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) of the Project Management Institute (PMI)®, and graduates of this program meet the educational requirement needed to take the Project Management Professional (PMP)®exam.
You'll enjoy access to authentic market relevant content and projects. 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 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:
The M.S. in Operations and Project Management is designed to fulfill the University’s mission of training intellectually and culturally enriched individuals to be successful in their careers and contribute to their communities. In addition, the program responds to the University’s purpose of preparing students for an ever-changing and increasingly interconnected world.
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.
Job prospects for operations managers are expected to increase 9% through 2026, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, and the median annual wage of operations managers is $99,310.*
Upon completion of Southern New Hampshire University's master's in project management, you'll find career options in a variety of industries, including:
Important Note: SNHU is a R.E.P. of 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 600,000 practitioners in more than 185 countries. Students must take the QSO 645: Project Management for PMP Certification course in order to satisfy the educational requirement needed to take the PMP exam.
This 36-credit interdisciplinary program gives you the knowledge, skills and education necessary to pursue or accelerate a career in operations management and project management. The master's in project management 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.
As an MS in Operations and Project Management student, you’ll take six required courses, an additional four elective courses in your area of interest and two graduate-level business courses. Of your 36 credits, 24 credit hours must be QSO courses.
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.
Total Credits: 36
Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer a 25% 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.
$40 Application Fee, $150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges as well as several other accrediting bodies. More...
This program is accredited by both NEASC and ACBSP. Consumer information is available on the College Navigator.