Operations Management

University of Arkansas

M.Sc. On Campus Online Blended
24 months
28042 USD/year
28042 USD/year
9116 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The M.S. in Operations Management at University of Arkansas teaches the processes for improving operational decisions such as design of goods and services, management of quality, consideration of process and capacity design issues, and determination of location and layout strategy.


The Operations Management program offered by University of Arkansas is directed toward the acquisition of practical knowledge in the management of work processes, projects, and people. Areas covered include project management, quality management, economic decision-making, supply chain management, operations research, safety management, lean production and inventory control techniques, and human behavior analysis.


The operations management curriculum is aimed at the needs of working managers of technical and logistics operations, as well as managers of production, service delivery and support functions in a wide spectrum of organizations, ranging from business/industry to military, government and non-profit. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Law and Ethics
  • Industrial Cost Analysis
  • Applied Statistics
  • Introduction to Decision Support Tools in Operations Management
  • Introduction to Operations Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Project Management for Operations Managers
  • Economic Decision Making
  • Finance for Operations Managers

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
4.5 (analytical)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Any bachelors degree with 3.0 GPA - GRE/GMAT Waived.
  • The program does not permit the use of the MAT as an entrance test to compensate for undergraduate GPAs below 3.0. The GRE and GMAT are acceptable tests, but the analytical writing score must be 4.5 or above;

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28042 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28042 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    28042 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28042 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    9116 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9116 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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Operations Management
University of Arkansas