Earning Your MBA in Operations Management at Regis

Regis University’s MBA degree with a specialization in Operations Management provides students with a solid understanding of how today’s businesses can make their operations more efficient.
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MBA in Operations Management

Operations Management Degree Overview

The on-campus and online MBA in Operations Management degree emphasizes the fundamentals of product creation, development, production and distribution, as well as quality control, logistics and analysis of the production process. The MBA in Operations Management specialization curriculum teaches practical, real-world skills that can be applied in a variety of influential careers in operations across a wide range of vertical markets. Both on-campus (one weeknight per week) and online (asynchronous) courses are offered.

As an MBA student specializing in Operations Management, you will acquire knowledge and skills needed to manage value-adding production of goods and services in order to optimize your organization's performance, learn successful business strategies for quality management and continuous improvement of operations, develop managerial expertise through applications-oriented instruction and enhance your self-confidence to become an influential business leader, opening doors to maximizing your earning potential and achievement.

Potential Careers for MBA in Operations Management Graduates

  • General Operations Manager
  • Operations Management Engineer
  • COO (Chief Operation Officer)
  • Product Development Director
  • Production Supervisor
  • Manufacturing Director
  • Plant Manager
  • Service Operation Manager

Program Start Dates

January, March, May, June, August, October (courses taught in 8-week terms, start dates every 8 weeks)

Printable Fact Sheet: To download a printable fact sheet with details about required classes, admissions requirements, and start dates, please visit our fact sheet library. Prospective students, the best source for the most current information is an Admissions Counselor. (Current students, contact an Academic Advisor in the College of Business and Economics.)

Program Requirements

Core Requirements (15 credit hours)
MBAC 611 MBA Cornerstone Course
MBAC 600 The Economics of Management
MBAC 601 Ethical and Legal Environment of Business
MBAC 602 Developing Effective Organizations
MBAC 604 Accounting and Finance Concepts for Managers
Specialization Requirements (6 credit hours)
MBAO 602 Operations Management
MBAO 611  Innovations in Business 
Specialization Electives (9 credit hours) - select 3 classes from the following
MBAO 603 Leading Projects in Contemporary Organizations
MBAO 615 Management of Project Performance
MBAO 617 Product Management 
MBAO 619 Emerging Technologies
MBAO 622 Sustainable Operations
MBAO 623 Supply Chain Management 
General Electives (3 credit hours)
600-level MBA Take 1 class (3 credit hours) from any 600-level course selected from the MBA program
Capstone Requirement (3 credit hours) - must be taken last
MBAC 696 MBA Capstone Course
TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: 36 credit hours

Please note that recent course requirement updates may not be reflected in the list above and prospective students should contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for recent changes and updates. (Current students, contact an Academic Advisor in the College of Business and Economics).

To download a printable fact sheet with program details, click here.

How to Apply

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Materials Needed for Application and Admission

Applicants seeking an MBA in Operations Management degree from Regis University must possess a baccalaureate degree in any field of study from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university.

  • Complete the online graduate application
  • Application fee: $50.00 non-refundable application fee (waived for Regis University graduates)
  • Submit official degree-bearing transcript within 30 days of the date of application. Official transcript must reflect a baccalaureate degree awarded from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university. If official transcript is not received within 30 days you will be unable to register for future courses until the transcript is received. A complete file can be reviewed by faculty with a copy of the unofficial degree-bearing transcript from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university. Official transcript must be sent directly from your previously attended school to the Regis University Admission Office.
  • Admissions essay approximately 500 words or official GMAT score which includes a minimum 3.5 official score on the Analytical Writing portion of the exam.
  • Current resume
  • Two online recommendations from colleagues or supervisors who know your work in a professional setting and are able to give specific information about your abilities and potential. The application system will automatically send an email with a link and instructions on how to submit recommendations directly to Regis.
  • Students without a business undergraduate degree will have two options to complete the accounting and finance prerequisites. Learn more about the MBA prerequisites here.
  • Additional admission requirements apply to international students who are non-U.S. citizens
  • The course work of returning students (whose degree plans have expired) and/or transfer students must have been completed less than 10 years prior to the current admission into the degree program in order to be applied toward degree requirements.
  • Please remember: Applications that are incomplete and/or missing information will NOT be processed.

Students who are otherwise accepted into the MBA program but who earned a GPA of less than 2.5 from the institution granting their bachelor's degree will be accepted provisionally and must complete either MLS 501 Critical Thinking and Graduate Writing or EDFD 500 Essentials for Graduate Level Writing with a "B" or better prior to taking any 600 level classes. This requirement can be waived at the time of the student's interview only if the student has demonstrated professional experience that has clearly provided ample opportunity for the student to improve in her or his written communication skills.

Students who earned a GPA of 2.5 or greater from the institution granting their bachelor's degree but whose essay demonstrates less than graduate level writing, may also be accepted provisionally and be required to complete either MLS 501 Critical Thinking and Graduate Writing or EDFD 500 Essentials for Graduate Level Writing with a "B" or better prior to taking any 600 level classes.

Applications due two weeks prior to start date. Visit the academic calendar to view start dates.

*Your application file including all requirements, documents and fees, must be completed by the application deadline.

Tuition

2015-2016 Academic Year TuitionEffective Fall 2015

Course Format Estimated Total Program Cost Credit Hours Required Cost per Credit Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Classroom $28,130
36 $780 $50
Online $28,130
36 $780 $50

2016-2017 Academic Year TuitionEffective Fall 2016

Course Format Estimated Total Program Cost Credit Hours Required Cost per Credit Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Classroom $29,160
36 $810 $50
Online $29,160
36 $810 $50

Additional fees may apply. Please contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for information. Click here for information regarding student parking fees.