Manufacturing Operations Management Major

At a Glance

Level: Bachelor's (minor and certificate also available)
Prerequisites: 30 credits for pre-major admission
Degree Requirements: Core Courses and Electives
Credits: 51 in major, 120 to graduate
Admission deadlines: May1, August 1, December 1

The Engine That Drives the Economy

Manufacturing is the engine that drives the American economy. And today's high-tech manufacturing environment is generating challenging new employment opportunities for individuals who understand the growing competitive pressures that businesses face in the global economy.

Manufacturing Operations Management (MM) at the University of Minnesota provides in-depth understanding of the technologies, processes, financial factors, and key strategies that sustain productivity and competitiveness, as well as the systems and critical thinking skills needed to immediately apply this knowledge.

The MM degree is a flexible program, with many courses offered in the evening and online, designed to help you reach the next level in your career.

Prepare for Success

The Manufacturing Operations Management program prepares you for today's competitive job environment with course work in

  • manufacturing processes and systems;
  • quality, cost control, and regulation;
  • supply chain management;
  • business finance, operations, and project management;
  • engineering concepts and resource optimization;
  • sustainability and lean practices;
  • program update.

Letter from the Faculty Director

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