From source to storefront, the path of products has never been so elaborate. Global supply chains need expert logicians and managers to oversee these systems and maximize efficiency. At Point University, our 100% online Master of Science in Operations Management with a Concentration in Supply Chain Management prepares you to manage the production of goods or services, business processes, supply chain inventory, and quality control in order to achieve organizational goals.
This degree takes a deep dive into the supply chain management field, which centers on addressing risk, improving the efficiency of processes, and using the least amount of resources to meet consumer needs. Students develop process improvement techniques that allow seamless integration of all pieces of the distribution chain.
As part of the program, degree candidates have the opportunity to earn the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (LSSGB) and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (LSSBB), two globally recognized industry certifications that are highly sought by employers.
1. Understand the core operational structure of a business and cultivate strategies that place the organization in a positive and competitive position.
2. Apply techniques integral to the flow of materials, warehouse operations, as well as purchase and procurement of goods, to initiate and execute transformation.
3. Manage the integration, operations, purchasing, and distribution of the supply chain, as well as logistics and intermodal transportation.
The online master’s in operations management degree’s broad curriculum provides a foundation in business disciplines, including communications, accounting, finance, and ethics, alongside in-depth training in various aspects of supply chain management and global trade best practices. Listed below are some of the courses offered to students:
- Production & Operations Management
- Quantitative Analysis for Decision-Making
- Foundations of Supply Chain Management
- Logistics & Transportation
- International Logistics Management
Offered entirely online, the master’s degree in operations management with a concentration in supply chain management at Point University allows students to structure their own study schedule. For this reason, the program length differs depending on how many credits students choose to take per term. On average, students complete the 36-39 credits required for the online operations management master’s degree in less than two years.
All students enrolled in this master’s program at Point University pay the same tuition rate, regardless of the state where the student resides. In line with its mission to make higher education accessible to all, Point University is one of the most affordable choices among private colleges.
Rate: $515 per credit hour
To view a complete breakdown of tuition and fees, visit our Tuition & Fees: Online Students page.
Point’s online master’s degree in operations management will equip you with the knowledge and tools to launch a successful career across a wide range of industries, like manufacturing, healthcare, educational organizations, airlines, government, retail, and logistical services, in positions such as:
- Supply Chain Coordinator
- Direct Container Specialist
- Demand Supply Planner
- Purchasing Agent
- Supply Chain Management Analyst
Point University offers the master’s degree in operations management with a concentration in supply chain management in a fully-online format. Online students engage in asynchronous learning through a course website that facilitates interaction with their instructor and classmates.
This degree is 100% online. Take classes anytime – from anywhere in the world.
Up to 14 credit hours can be transferred into this program from an accredited institution, shortening your degree time.
Your faith will be strengthened with courses taught from a Christian worldview.
As an online student, you’ll receive the same quality education from respected professors as our on-campus students.
Our online student support services promote development tailored to fit your personal and professional goals.
SMALL CLASS SIZE
Our 18-to-1 student to professor ratio provides a small class size where you’re not just a student – you’re family.
At Point University, you’ll develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, all while learning to be an effective leader. Get started today to discover your place in the Point family!
Point University provides a wonderful learning environment where you can grow both academically and spiritually. The professors encourage and support you and want you to succeed. The online classes are really convenient as you can set your own weekly schedule to fit the needs of your lifestyle.
– Laura Doering, online student