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Bachelor's degree

Bachelor of Science in Business with an Operations Management Certificate

4 years

Approximate Program Length

120

Total Credits

$398

Cost per Credit

Online

Format

Start when you're ready

Choose an upcoming start date:

Register by: Apr 21, 2021

Finally, there’s a degree for the kind of person who likes to keep balls rolling and trains in motion. In our Bachelor of Science in Business (BSB) with an Operations Management Certificate, you’ll learn how to manage people, processes and systems. Our courses are just 5 weeks long, so you can fit them in your busy life.

  • Evaluate quality management

  • Understand inventory systems

  • Manage delivery of services

  • Summarize purchase and procurement decisions

  • Understand how different functional areas of an organization work together

  • Analyze the implications of operating in a changing global business environment

Courses

1

Course at a time

5

Weeks per course

10

Courses per year

What you'll learn

When you earn your Bachelor of Science in Business with an Operations Management Certificate you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job. 

Topics covered in this degree include:

  • Quality management
  • Inventory systems
  • Service delivery
  • Purchase and procurement decisions
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Business law and ethics
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Organizational behavior
  • Business statistical techniques
  • Information systems

Schedule

Both the on campus and online Bachelor of Science in Business with an Operations Management Certificate feature the same courses, and your academic counselor will help you plan your classes around your lifestyle. Please note that on campus students are required to physically attend class one day a week, typically from 6-10 p.m.

 

Careers & Outcomes

What can you do with a Bachelor of Science in Business with an Operations Management Certificate?

This BSB can prepare you to be a: 

  • Business manager
  • General manager
  • Operations manager
  • Store manager
  • Administrative manager
7 %

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for management occupations is projected to be faster than average between 2018 and 2028.

Tuition

Paying for school

Keep the same fixed, affordable tuition from start to finish of your degree program, even if it takes longer than you planned. That’s our promise: no matter what surprises life brings, you can count on us.

Earn your degree without starting from scratch

On average, students with prior eligible college credits and relevant life experience saved $11k and 1 year on their undergraduate degree.

Up to $1 million a month in available scholarships

Apply for one of 400 scholarship opportunities this month.

Credit transfer made easy

Graduate faster by transferring in prior eligible credits from another accredited institution.

Get credit for what you already know

Have previous relevant work and life experience evaluated for potential credit.

Enrollment representative

NEED SOME HELP?

Our enrollment representatives can help answer your questions, so you can make an informed choice about going back to school. Reach us by phone at (844) 937-8679 or chat with us 5 days a week.

NEED SOME HELP?

Our enrollment representatives can help answer your questions, so you can make an informed choice about going back to school. Reach us by phone at 844-937-8679 or chat with us 5 days a week.

Student Experience

An education that fits your busy life

Balancing family, work and school

Work toward your degree without giving up what matters most. Take one class at a time and choose a start date that works for your schedule.

Online or campus-based learning

Enroll in online classes and study anytime of the day or night, 24/7/365. Or enroll at a campus in your state to attend classes virtually with your peers.

Around-the-clock support and resources

Access our online resources 24/7 or reach our trained representatives by phone or chat 20 hours a day, 5 days a week.

Faculty & Accreditation

Count on the quality of your education

Programmatic accreditation

Our BSB has been reaffirmed for accreditation until 2027 by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), ensuring the quality of your education.

What does that mean in real life? ACBSP-accredited business programs are committed to quality standards. The quality of the program is regularly benchmarked against specific criteria that educationally prepares students for the business industry. Accreditation occurs on a 10-year cycle with regular quality reviews.

View the completion and first-year persistence rates for the University of Phoenix ACBSP-accredited business and accounting programs.

Real-world faculty

28

Average years of industry experience

137

Chief Executive Officers

19:1

Student-faculty ratio

Faculty Spotlight

As a faculty member, I'm on your team. I'm your coach and your cheerleader."

Doris Savron

Vice Provost of Colleges, University of Phoenix

While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.