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B.S. Operations Management for Technical College Graduates

2 + 2 Online Program

An ATMAE-Accredited Program 2+2 gives two-year technical graduates generous transfer credit for a completed AAS, AS or Diploma. You’re already halfway to the B.S. in Operations Management.


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“2+2 gave me more experience from a management standpoint and improved my written and oral communication skills. I’d recommend it to any technical school graduate who wants more career opportunities.”

Jason Seger, Vice President Operations and Inventory Border States Electric, Fargo, ND


Dallas Morin, Site Supply Chain Manager Essentia Health, West Region, Fargo, ND (Online program graduate)

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“I’ve used many of the tools I learned in the Operations Management degree to improve product flow and quality and to manage schedules and people. My degree prepared me to move into a management position.”

Adam Kok, Value Stream Supervisor Sil-Pro Medical Manufacturing Solutions, Delano, MN (Twin Cities program graduate)


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1. Technical graduates receive generous transfer credit for courses taken at their technical college. 2. Operations Management prepares graduates for jobs in many industries, ranging from technical, manufacturing, software, healthcare, retail, and more. 3. Required internship can 1) be taken with your current employer and often leads to promotion, 2) be counted as your first OM job, or 3) often leads to full-time employment.

Our online program uses progressive, user-friendly technology to engage and teach students, including YouTube, Panopto all-in-one video platform, eChapter textbooks, and voice activated feedback.


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4. You have full access to your advisor and instructors via phone, email, Skype, F2F or in person if you live nearby. 5. Faculty are experienced professionals who will guide you from inquiry to enrollment. 6. Online delivery encourage studentcentered teaching, increases student interaction and improves your technology skills. 7. MSUM is a smart value delivering excellent customer satisfaction. 8. We have the ONLY accredited B.S. in Operations Management in Minnesota. 9. Operations Management is an excellent choice for many technical degree fields. 10. Our graduates enjoy outstanding job placement.

Operations Management (OM) is the field concerned with managing and directing the physical and/ or technical functions of a firm or organization, particularly those relating to development, production and manufacturing. OM programs typically include instruction in principles of general management, manufacturing and continued...


Classes Delivered Where YOU Want You can earn your degree from anywhere in the world because you don’t have to go to campus – ever! Some benefits of our online OM program include: ▸▸ A high level of camaraderie among students utilizing online chat environments or forums; ▸▸ Increased access to instructors who expect to be connected via technology; ▸▸ Quality Matters trained instructors (National Online Certification); ▸▸ Increased scheduling flexibility—work schedules don’t interfere with class times; ▸▸ Advance quickly through the program with 8-week core classes instead of 16 weeks; ▸▸ If you get promoted, relocated or start another job with a different schedule, your coursework remains uninterrupted because it is all online. Even though this program is delivered online, you will receive personal advising from MSU Moorhead faculty members. This means our faculty will connect with you how you want to connect—via phone, email, Skype or other technology.

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Gain a Competitive Edge An Operations Management degree increases marketability and positions you for: ▸▸ Higher salaries (up to 26% more) ▸▸ Advancement opportunities ▸▸ Broader career options ▸▸ Challenging and rewarding jobs ▸▸ Excellent job placement (nearly 100%) ▸▸ Graduate distinction (ATMAE-accredited)

Organizations hire operations managers to achieve greater efficiency, effectiveness and profits. Industries employing Operations Managers include: construction, education, electronics, healthcare, HVAC, manufacturing, plastics, robotics, service, software, technology, transportation and utilities.

Complete the Program Quickly Operations Management is designed for transfer students who have earned degrees from an accredited institution in a field of study related to industrial technology: Diploma • AS • AAS ▸▸ You will advance quickly through the program with 8-week core classes ▸▸ Earn your 4-year OM degree in 2 years ▸▸ Complete your technical degree and/or Minnesota Transfer Curriculum on your home campus ▸▸ Transfer ALL of your technical credits to your OM degree ▸▸ Complete your Operations Management degree where you want


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Learn More www.mnstate.edu/om

Contact Jessica Endres-Nicola Twin Cities Programs and Transfer Recruiter 763.424.0915 • endres@mnstate.edu Kenneth Karr MSUM Assistant Professor at North Hennepin Community College 763.424.0973 • kenneth.karr@mnstate.edu Pam McGee Associate Professor/Coordinator Operations Management 701.361.9270 • mcgeepa@mnstate.edu Seamless transfer with articulation agreements in over 100 technical programs at more than 30 two-year and community colleges.

Transfer credits accepted from the Community College of the Air Force. This is an ideal program for National Guard and military professionals with two-year technical degrees. Enlistees take the degree where they are stationed and whether they are employed full- or part-time, with potential reimbursement by the government.

Minnesota State University Moorhead is an equal opportunity educator and employer and is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System. This information will be made available in alternate format upon request by contacting Disability Services at 218.477.4318 (voice) or 1.800.627.3529 (MRS/TTY).


Operations Management Online Learning Brochure