A major in operations management prepares students to manage the processes to produce and distribute products and services. Operations managers are concerned with many different areas including product creation and development, purchasing, plant organization, production efficiency, quality control, and inventory management. Operations management majors find employment opportunities in both manufacturing and non-manufacturing industries.
The following occupations represent some other career opportunities available to operations management majors. Some will require additional education. For more information, visit the Career Center in Lucina 220.
Administrative Services Manager Buyer Claims Adjuster Computer and Information Systems Manager Construction Manager Cost Estimator Financial Manager Health and Safety Engineer Human Resource Specialist Industrial Designer Industrial Engineer Industrial Production Manager Management Analyst Materials Scientist Operations Research Analyst Property Manager Purchasing Manager Sales Representative Technical Writer Resources available in the Career Center, Lucina 220:
Careers in Focus: Business (OCC 25.5)Careers in Focus: Business Managers (OCC 25.7)Careers in Focus: Manufacturing (OCC 131.6)Great Jobs for Business Majors (OCC 26)Opportunities in Human Resource Management Careers (OCC 113)Opportunities in Public Relations Careers (OCC 181)Opportunities in Training and Development Careers (OCC 215.7)
Miller College of Business — Operations Management Great Links to Explore (BSU Career Center) America ’s Career InfoNet: http://www.acinet.orgAmerican Management Association: http://www.amanet.org/index.htmDecision Sciences Institute: http://www.decisionsciences.org/Employment Outlook: http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0854971.htmlIndianaINTERNnet: http://www.indianaintern.net/home.aspInstitute for Operations Management: http://www.iomnet.org.uk/Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences: http://www.informs.org/Internships.comInternships USA.comVault Career InsiderO*NET: http://online.onetcenter.orgOccupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/Operations Management Center: http://www.mhhe.com/omc/index.htmlProduction and Operations Management Society: http://www.poms.org/Salary Wizard: http://www.salary.comVolunteer Match: http://www.volunteermatch.org
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