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Management, Operations Management Track (B.S.)

B.S., Management,
Operations Management Track

Eberly College of Business and Information Tech.

What You'll Do

Like a fast-running river, a smooth-flowing business makes rapid progress, moving around and over obstacles without slowing down or backing up. As a Management major pursuing the Operations Management track at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, you’ll learn how to keep business operations running smoothly and profitably.

Among the classes you’ll take are Accounting Principles I and II, Fundamentals of Finance, Principles of Marketing, Production and Operations Management, Business Statistics, Human Resource Management, Supply Chain Management, and Quality Management.

In the Operations Management track, you’ll learn both theory and application, focusing on production, operations, quality, inventory, capacity, and supply chain management.

What You'll Become

The Bachelor of Science in Management degree’s Operations Management track prepares you for a career in both manufacturing and service organizations. In manufacturing and industrial companies, students can pursue careers in managing aspects such as production, capacity, inventory, and quality. In service organizations, including health care, information technology, finance, transportation, etc., students can pursue careers in managing quality, processes, suppliers, and facilities. Students will also qualify to pursue jobs in the areas of project management, lean management, and sustainable operations.

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Special Features

  • Business majors can be involved in a variety of student organizations, including American Society for Quality, International Business Association, Management Association, Phi Beta Lambda, Phi Gamma Nu, Pi Omega Pi, Society for Human Resource Management, Students in Free Enterprise, and Student Marketing Association.
  • Students can study abroad in one or more of the College’s partner institutions spread all over Asia, Europe and Latin America.
  • The college provides numerous internship opportunities.
  • Through the Small Business Institute at IUP, business students work under close supervision of faculty members to assist clients with accounting systems, market studies, computer system installation, business planning, and operations management.
  • The Eberly College of Business and Information Technology offers a variety of scholarships and an honors program.