Online MBA with a Concentration in Operations & Supply Chain Management

Do more than manage projects.
Dominate the logistics.

Develop the skills to assess and address business risks. Choose Ohio University for your Online Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Operations & Supply Chain Management and build the skills needed to succeed in a world increasingly dominated by globalization and changing technologies. Learn the techniques for efficient and effective project management as well as process improvement methodologies.

Fortune 3rd Best Value MBA

Ranked 3rd best MBA value as seen in Fortune

100% Online

Coursework 100% online

No GMAT Required

No GMAT required

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Complete in as few as 2 years

Why earn your MBA with a concentration in Operations & Supply Chain Management?

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  • Gain the skills to ensure quality control, create logistical resolutions, and maximize profits.
  • Learn from an award-winning faculty who are active scholars in the industry.
  • Study on your schedule through our flexible online platform.
  • Build upon your core business skills at an AACSB-accredited school.

Focused Curriculum

Within OHIO’s Online MBA with a concentration in Operations & Supply Chain Management program, you will take courses that focus on project management concepts and skills, how to properly identify risks in the supply chain, how to manage those risks with recommendations and strategies, and improvement methods like Lean Sigma Six that can help you manage and navigate improvement processes.

Our MBA with a concentration in Operations & Supply Chain Management is a 35-credit program ― including eleven 3-credit courses and one 2-credit course ― that you can complete in as few as two years. With online coursework and one on-campus residency for our Leadership Development Program (LDP), you benefit from studying on your own schedule.

Operations & Supply Chain Management Concentration Courses

MGT 5025Project Management3 Credits
MGT 5021Management of Lean Six Sigma Programs3 Credits
MGT 5023Supply Chain Risk Management & Global Supply Chain Design3 Credits

Leadership Development Program (LDP)

One of the resources offered to you as an online student is the Leadership Development Program (LDP). This is an event meant to bridge the gap between classroom learning and real-world application. The LDP is a two-day event held multiple times a year to ensure that all online students are able to attend. We consistently hear from our students that this meeting is one of their favorite aspects of our online programs.

The LDP is a two day event at our Athens, Ohio campus where you will hear from guest speakers on how to effectively lead within teams and in businesses, you will also have the opportunity to listen and network with guest speakers about global issues and current events that impact today’s modern business environment.

 

“LDP has really enhanced my own self-awareness of the type of leader that I am allows me to look at not only my strengths but understand my weaknesses to be able to address those going forward in my career.”

– Steven Coxford, MBA Graduate

Experienced Faculty

Learn from a faculty of proficient business professionals who can share their practical knowledge and experiences across various industries.

Ashley Metcalf

Ashley Metcalf, Ph.D.

Online MBA Operations & Supply
Chain Management Concentration Lead

Career Outlook

Your new skills can help you advance to the following in-demand leadership roles:

Supply Chain Manager


Supply chain managers are responsible for implementing and enforcing the safety guidelines, regulations, and protocols of a business, as well as developing strategies to increase efficiency. As a supply chain manager you may also be asked to track the progress and performance of efficiency strategies to report performance to leadership, as well as maintain relationships with external suppliers.

Median Salary: $107,551*

Supply Chain Analyst


As a supply chain analyst you will be responsible for collecting data that relates to the operational areas of a business. You may then interpret the data to provide solutions to management teams on how to best improve the supply chain process, especially in regards to reducing costs and setting standard regulations.

Median Salary: $83,378*

 

*Averageannual salary data from glassdoor.com

Business Operations Manager


Working as a business operations manager may include responsibilities like hiring, budgeting, reporting on business operations, and providing solutions to operational challenges. These individuals may be involved in customer acquisition and retention strategy discussions, implementing procedures to help businesses run more efficiently, and managing finances and reports.

Median Salary: $80,891*

Commodity Manager


Working as a commodities manager may lead you into a variety of industries, though many individuals work for engineering and manufacturing companies, as they are in charge of directing the logistics and purchasing practices of material suppliers. Commodity managers collaborate with executive teams due to their role in purchasing, but also work alongside engineers and production workers to best understand their operational needs and deliver the materials they need to get the job done.

Median Salary: $103,435*