Bachelor of Applied Science in Operations Management

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Prepare for your future career with an online bachelor’s in operations management

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in management occupations is projected to grow 9% by 2030, and employment of medical and health services managers is projected to grow 32% - much faster than the national average. KU’s online Bachelor of Applied Science in Operations Management program addresses this growing need and prepares students to develop, improve, and manage the processes used to produce and transport products and services.

Designed with transfer and degree-completion students in mind, the operations management bachelor’s degree program focuses on preparing students with professional and workforce ready skills to ensure employment immediately following completion of the program. Students will learn about implementation, innovation, planning, and strategy to build a valuable knowledge base and practical skill set.

What jobs can I get with an online operations management bachelor’s degree?

This bachelor’s degree completion program explores the technical and strategic aspects of producing goods and services and provides students with the foundational operations management skills necessary to become a successful business leader. Graduates with a bachelor’s in operations management find themselves in management positions across a variety of industries, and can earn jobs as project managers, operations specialists, business analysts, human resource managers, construction managers, and more, according economic modeling firm Lightcast.

Operations Management careers and jobs


Is a bachelor’s degree in operations management right for me?

The Bachelor of Applied Science in Operations Management program is designed as a baccalaureate degree-completion program. This degree completion program will prepare students to enter careers such as supply chain management, production management, purchasing, project management, and other related fields.

This is a hybrid program, meaning all of Operations Management core classes can be completed 100% online while additional degree requirements may be online or in-person at the Edwards Campus. Students can complete the first two years at KU or another institution, whether that be at one of our metropolitan community college partners or elsewhere.


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How is the Bachelor of Applied Science in Operations Management structured?

KU’s Bachelor of Applied Science in Operations Management program consists of 120 credit hours.

Operations management curriculum
Why a KU undergraduate degree?


  • Fully online courses available
  • Interdisciplinary skillset
  • Electives allow students to tailor their degree to their interests


  • Credentialed, experienced faculty
  • Globally recognized academics
  • KU is one of 38 public university members of the prestigious Association of American Universities, a group of America's leading research universities


  • Learn it today, use it tomorrow
  • Courses address technical skills and career development
  • Courses apply to a variety of in-demand careers

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