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Operations Management

Gies College of Business

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What is Operations Management?

This field focuses on crafting new ways to deliver a firm’s goods and services. In our program, you’ll study the productive management of capital. You'll also learn about human and information resources as well as the process of value creation. Coursework will devote particular attention to defining business goals. Students will then learn how to achieve these goals by designing management policies.

Career Options

  • Business analyst
  • Production manager
  • Project manager
  • Quality improvement manager
  • Technology advisor
  • Supply chain consultant
  • Value stream manager

Post-Graduation Success1

96% employed or continuing education

90% employed after graduation

5% attending graduate school

1% volunteering

$60,571 average starting annual income

Sample employer destinations: Deloitte, EY, Grant Thornton View All

Sample grad school destinations: Insufficient survey data is available for sample grad school destinations.

Graduation & Retention2

3.7 years to degree

96% freshman retention rate

83% four-year graduation rate

93% six-year graduation rate

Annual Program Costs

Illinois Resident

  • Tuition: $17,348
  • Fees: $4,008
  • Expenses3: $15,952
  • Total: $37,308

Non-Resident

  • Tuition: $34,798
  • Fees: $4,008
  • Expenses3: $16,292
  • Total: $55,098

International

  • Tuition: $37,876
  • Fees: $4,008
  • Expenses3: $16,292
  • Total: $58,176
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