What will I learn?

The Operations Management (OM) Major prepares students for careers in manufacturing and service management, operations strategy consulting, purchasing and supply management, project management, and quality management. OM professionals work with most other units in any organization, more so with engineering, human resource management, information systems, and marketing. The OM curriculum focuses on analytical decision-making, logistics, new product development, operations strategy, process improvement, project management, quality control, and supply chain management. Students are trained in ways of developing, making, and delivering goods and services efficiently and effectively – generating value by satisfying ever-changing customer needs while improving profitability.

Which department am I in?

Gies College of Business

Study options

Full Time (124 hours)

Tuition fees
US$37,876.00 per year
Start date

Expected January, August, December 2022


Gies College of Business

260 Wohlers Hall,

1206 South Sixth Street,



61820, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students should complete their high school courses strong grades in these courses. English: 4 years required; Math: 3 or 3.5 years required, 4 years recommended; Social sciences: 2 years required, 4 years recommended; Lab sciences: 2 years required, 4 years recommended; Language other than English: 2 years required, 4 years recommended; Flexible academic units: 2 years required, 4+ years recommended. English language Requirements: International undergraduate students whose total TOEFL scores are 102 (TOEFL iBT) or below (*total IELTS score of 7.0 or below) are required to take the EPT. To be exempt from EPT, students must score either on TOEFL iBT: total 103 or above, and 25 or above on both speaking & writing; or on IELTS: 7.5 or above total, and 7 or above on both speaking and writing.

For international students

Students should complete their high school courses and grades

GPA: 3.56-3.92

TOEFL scores are TOEFL: 102-109

Along with the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the International English Testing System (IELTS) can also be used to show English proficiency. The typical scores for admission are a total of 7.5 to 8, with a score of at least 6 on all 4 modules.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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