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Associate Degree

Operations Management

An affordable path to prepare for a career in business operations management, this associate’s program transfers to a bachelor’s degree.

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2022 Schedule

The AAS in Operations Management program is a business degree that will educate students in understanding the technical and managerial aspects of business operations such as designing, producing, and delivering products and services, and thereby contribute to the professions, communities, and organizations to which they belong.

Core Curriculum Requirements for the AAS Degree

Operations Management Concentration Degree Requirements

Career Paths

Management Analysts
Management analysts recommend ways to improve an organization’s efficiency.
Health and Safety Engineers
Health and safety engineers combine knowledge of engineering and of health and safety to develop procedures and design systems to protect people from illness and injury and property from damage.
Operations Research Analysts
Operations research analysts use advanced mathematical and analytical methods to help solve complex issues.
Architectural and Engineering Managers
Architectural and engineering managers plan, direct, and coordinate activities in architectural and engineering companies.
Sales Managers
Sales managers direct organizations' sales teams.
Top Executives
Top executives plan strategies and policies to ensure that an organization meets its goals.

What You Will Learn

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Students will be able to prepare and analyze financial statements.

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Students will be able to utilize quantitative financial decision-making techniques.

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Students will be able to formulate effective business communications that reflect professionalism and ethics in the business environment.

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Students will be able to analyze fundamental management principles and functions associated with the planning, organizing, leading, and controlling of organizations.

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Students will be able to apply the basic concepts of materials management, purchasing, inventory management, demand management, production planning and control, logistics, continuous improvement, and TQM.

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About

The AAS in Operations Management program is a business degree that will educate students in understanding the technical and managerial aspects of business operations such as designing, producing, and delivering products and services, and thereby contribute to the professions, communities, and organizations to which they belong.

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Program Benefits

Earning an AAS degree in operations management will prepare students for employment opportunities and meet educational requirements for continuation towards a bachelor of applied science degree in business management or supply chain management and logistics at GMC. Upon completion of this degree, graduates will be able to transfer credits to a BAS degree program in business, operations management, or a supply chain management/logistics-related field of study.

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Program Cost

Average Cost for Degree:

$13,818

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Business/Computer Information Systems Division Chair:

Degree Program Coordinator:
Tianna Marynelltmarynell@gmc.edu

Division Chair:
Samantha Bettonsbetton@gmc.edu

Start when you're ready
Choose an upcoming start date:

Mar 21, 2022

Jun 06, 2022

Mar 21, 2022

Jun 06, 2022

Register by: Mar 21, 2022
Register by: May 22, 2022

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