Why Choose Operations and Supply Management?
The Operations and Supply Management major is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to work in the operations management profession which includes quality management, supply management, planning and scheduling, and inventory management. Students will graduate with a technical background and have the analytical competencies that employers are increasingly demanding.
Students may also supplement classroom instruction with the opportunity to earn University credit while gaining work experience through an internship program.
Get a Great Job
To put it simply, graduates of this program are in demand. Business and industry need people with combined technical and business backgrounds for positions in areas such as quality, purchasing, supply chain management, global logistics, human relations, materials, production control and technical support. The Operations and Supply Management program prepares students for these positions.
College graduates are gaining entry-level positions in production control, purchasing, supply chain management, supplier development engineer, plant layout, inventory control, materials manager, traffic management, distribution management and management training.
In fact, Ferris’ placement service reports that requests for individuals with operations and supply management training are usually in greater demand than the number of available graduates. Companies that have hired Ferris graduates in the past range from Fortune 500 manufacturing firms to the growing service industry.
Applicants must present evidence of graduation from high school or the GED. To enter a Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) Program in Business, applicants are expected to meet two of the following: a minimum high school grade point average of 2.50 (on a 4.00 scale); ACT math score of 19 or higher; an ACT reading score of 19 or higher.
The Operations and Supply Management program at Ferris leads to a bachelor of science degree in business. Graduation requires a minimum 2.0 GPA in core classes, in the major and overall.
Management Department, BUS 212
119 South Street
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2284
Phone: (231) 591-2427