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Bachelor of Science in Management with a Concentration in Manufacturing Sector

Gain the valuable business skills you need at a price that’s easy to understand. The BSM program now offers our new pricing structure — offering each credit at one simple price per credit.

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A rejuvenated U.S. manufacturing sector can help move the economy forward. University of Phoenix partnered with the Manufacturing Institute to develop the Bachelor of Science in Management with a concentration in Manufacturing Sector* degree program to deliver the core academic competencies required to compete within the manufacturing arena. The degree imparts organizational management, communication and leadership skills as well as operations management competencies to create managers who excel in the use of both "soft" and technical skills. Find out how University of Phoenix can prepare you to lead in manufacturing.

*Maryland residents completing this program will earn a Bachelor of Science in Management with an emphasis in Manufacturing Sector.

Requirements and prerequisites

You will need XXX credits to complete this program, which may be earned from a combination of required and elected courses. However, required courses may vary based on previous experience, training or transferable credits. View general requirements

There are no prerequisites for this course.

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What you'll learn

The Bachelor of Science in Management (BSM) degree program is designed to develop the professional knowledge and skills of cross functional managers in any organization. The BSM degree enhances skills necessary for improved organizational effectiveness in a dynamic and evolving workplace. The curriculum focuses on the development of management roles. It emphasizes skills necessary to align resources, and to improve communication, productivity, and effectiveness. Through a participative learning environment structured for adult learners, students are taught to manage innovation and apply professional skills and knowledge. Special emphasis can be placed on key management areas, including, leadership, general management, or human resource management based on student preference.

 The Manufacturing Sector (MAN) emphasis focuses on strategic performance improvement of all business planning, global sourcing and procurement, production, and logistical activities that make up an organization's operations and supply chain. The program highlights the important role that operations and supply chain play in satisfying customer demands and expectations. The program also emphasizes a company's need to develop and maintain a sustainable competitive advantage through the efficient and effective performance of all operations. The program provides the most current content in the manufacturing field as outlined by various specialized manufacturing and supply chain organizations and experts. In addition to courses in the BSM foundation and courses specific to manufacturing, the degree emphasis has coursework that stresses key business related knowledge and skill development in the areas of computers and information processing, business law, macro-economics, financial analysis, and marketing. In the Manufacturing Emphasis, 15 credit hours are required. Students must successfully complete two required courses: OI/361 (Innovation, Design, and Creativity for a Competitive Advantage) and MGT/420 (Managing Quality in the Supply Chain). Students must also complete three additional business elective courses (9-credit hours) within the Manufacturing emphasis. Additionally, there is one suggested elective track that students have the option to complete as part of the 9-emphasis elective credit requirements. This includes a General Manufacturing track. Students must also satisfy General Education and Elective requirements to meet the 120 (124 for Kansas) semester-credit minimums required for completion of the degree.

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Tuition (per credit) for 100/200-level courses $415.0
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Resource fee $140.0
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