Why Major in Operations and Supply Management?

The Operations and Supply Management major is designed to provide college students with the knowledge and skills necessary to work in the operations management profession which includes quality management, supply management, planning and scheduling, and inventory management. Students will graduate the operations and supply management degree program with a technical background and have the analytical competencies that employers are increasingly demanding.

Operations and supply management students may also supplement classroom instruction with the opportunity to earn University credit while gaining work experience through an operations and supply management internship program.

Operations and Supply Management College Graduates Get Great Jobs

To put it simply, graduates of the operations and supply management degree program are in demand. Business and industry need people with combined technical and business backgrounds for positions in areas such as quality, purchasing, supply chain management, global logistics, human relations, materials, production control and technical support. The Operations and Supply Management degree program prepares students for operations and supply chain management positions.

College graduates of the operations and supply management degree program are gaining entry-level positions in production control, purchasing, supply chain management, supplier development engineer, plant layout, inventory control, materials manager, traffic management, distribution management and management training.

In fact, Ferris' placement service reports that requests for individuals with operations and supply management training are usually in greater demand than the number of available operations and supply management graduates. Companies that have hired Ferris graduates of the operations and supply management degree program, in the past range from Fortune 500 manufacturing firms to the growing service industry.

Operations and Supply Management Bachelor's Degree
Admission Requirements

Applicants of the operations and supply management degree program must present evidence of graduation from high school or the GED. To enter a Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) Program in Business, applicants are expected to meet two of the following: a minimum high school grade point average of 2.50 (on a 4.00 scale); ACT math score of 19 or higher; an ACT reading score of 19 or higher.

College Degree Operations and Supply Management
Graduation Requirements

The Operations and Supply Management degree program at Ferris leads to a bachelor of science degree in business. Graduation from the operations and supply management degree program requires a minimum 2.0 GPA in core classes, in the major and overall.

If you would like more information on Operations and Supply Management Bachelor Degree Programs at Ferris State University call (231) 591-2000.

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