The Master of Science in Manufacturing Operations program concentrates on the key elements of lean manufacturing operations. Students in this program can expect to complete in-depth studies of systems, processes and practices in lean manufacturing facilities. This discipline gives students exposure to many elements of manufacturing including lean production systems, work analysis, materials handling, quality systems and manufacturing metrics, as well as cutting-edge practices such as lean and agile manufacturing.
The program is intended for individuals in manufacturing who aspire to have a more comprehensive knowledge in lean manufacturing operations and practices. Graduates of this program can expect to possess a thorough understanding of manufacturing methods, analytical methods to make decisions within a manufacturing facility, and skills to adapt to changes within this environment. This program does not require a thesis.
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
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Classification: Specialized Institution—School of engineering and technology
Locale: Midsize City
Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999