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Operations Management, B.S.

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College of Business and Economics
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS3161
Moscow, Idaho 83844-3161
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Learning Efficient Business Practices

A degree in operations management prepares students to be major drivers in any business, with specific expertise in managing people and processes to produce high quality goods and services that meet customer expectations. This program provides a comprehensive set of experiences, including networking, collaboration, project management, and problem solving skills.  

Fast Facts

  • College of Business and Economics is AACSB Accredited.
  • Hands-on learning programs give you a chance to practice classroom concepts in realistic business settings.
  • Faculty are nationally and internationally recognized.
  • Production planner/scheduler
  • Project manager
  • Process analyst
  • Quality manager
  • Production manager
  • Purchasing manager
  • Logistics manager
  • Plant manager
Job Placement Graduates with a degree in production and operations management have opportunities for excellent careers in retail, manufacturing, wholesale and other large industries. The current demand for professionals in production and operations management far exceeds the number of graduates.

Graduates are actively recruited by major companies, such as:
  • Micron Technology
  • Boeing
  • Cintas Corporation
  • Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories
  • G. Loomis
  • Ferguson Auto Distribution
  • Stryker Medical
  • Del Monte
  • Jeld-Wen
  • Lamb-Weston

Degree Roadmap Students who graduate with a degree in B.S. in Operations Management will complete 120 required credits toward the degree in addition to U-Idaho core requirements. Download the Operations Management sample major sequence for the requirements for this degree.
Scholarships The College of Business and Economics has many scholarship opportunities for their students.  Learn more about the scholarship opportunities.  
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Hands-On Learning Students will have hands-on experiential learning opportunities to ensure your readiness for the real business world. These interactive programs give you practical experience and business know-how that will set you apart. Our signature programs include:
Internships Nearly half of CBE students gain relevant experience by completing an internship.  Find out more about CBE internship opportunities.