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MBA Operations Management Jobs

Operations management is a vital part of running a business. The University of Scranton's MBA with a specialization in Operations Management will provide you the advanced knowledge, leadership skills, and higher level perspectives needed to qualify for senior management positions in the field of Operations Management.

Salary levels for professionals in the field of Operation Management can vary widely depending on the industry, geographical location, scope of responsibility, and many other factors. However, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the average annual wages of general and operations managers in May 2016 was $122,090, with salaries as high as $204,870.

A sample of job titles in the field of Operations Management includes:

  • Chief Operations Officer
  • Operations Manager
  • Service Operations Director
  • Operations Management Engineers
  • Purchasing Manager/Agent
  • Buyer
  • Plant Manager

Graduates with a MBA and who specialize in Operations Management have the ability to choose to work within a variety of industries such as:

Average Annual Salary Operations Managers2

  • Enterprise Management: $159,220
  • Local Government: $99,330
  • Grantmaking and Giving: $136,040
  • Office Administrative Services: $136,090
  • Securities and Commodities Exchanges: $204,870
  • Scientific Research and Development Services: $157,910

We also offer these career-related resources exclusively to our students:

The Gerard R. Roche Center for Career Development helps students with career decisions that are consistent with their unique talents and aspirations. The center is in constant conversation with recruitment partners and focuses on two different areas for student success: preparation and opportunities.

The team of professional counselors work directly with students to provide individual and group counseling services (in person, Skype, or via phone). Students can receive assistance with resume writing, interviewing, and job search techniques. Students and alumni can access job postings by employers looking to hire Scranton alumni. Other resources include:

  • The Vault: A comprehensive online resource library for industry and employer research, rankings, internships, and job postings. Most popular - their guidebooks! Students can download the books free!
  • Big Interview: An online mock interview tool allows students to practice their interview skills at any time. Students have access to a database of questions with feedback provided by a contact in their network (alum, colleague or career counselor). This also helps students feel more comfortable in the virtual interview environment.
  • Handshake: This tool can help you make the most of your future career choices. Handshake allows students to interact with the over 5,000 employers connected with The University of Scranton. Handshake is your hub for finding jobs, internships, career-related events and content tailored to fit your needs and interests!

Students and alumni may contact the Center for Career Development directly at (570) 941-7640 or

1-2Bureau of Labor Statistics. Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016 - General and Operations Managers. Accessed July 10, 2017 from

Discover how The University of Scranton online MBA with specialization in Operations Management can make a difference in your life. Request more information or speak with one of our Program Managers at 866-373-9547.