Online A.S. Operations Management
Advanced Manufacturing Process

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Online

20
Courses

28
Months

Overview of the Online Operations Management Program

Manufacturing technology is at the forefront of innovative development in industries like transportation, healthcare, construction, and aerospace. The Advanced Manufacturing Processes Specialization provides focused instruction on manufacturing processes, project management, production management, critical thinking, problem solving, advanced manufacturing techniques, and process safety. Learners who complete this program will be prepared to work in a variety of manufacturing positions.

The successful completion of this specialization qualifies learners for a Certificate of Applied Technical Related Studies from Bay Institute of Science and Engineering (BISE), which can also be applied toward the Department of Labor Journeyperson certification.

  • Fully online program
  • Approximately 28 months to completion
  • Led by faculty with backgrounds in aerospace, automotive, biomedical, and supply manufacturing, including design and product development

You’ll Learn To…

  • Build a solid foundation of business knowledge so you can make quick, sound decisions in a manufacturing environment
  • Grow your understanding of operations processes, machines, and equipment
  • Improve your critical thinking and communication skills
  • Apply and integrate your faith in your career, including biblical and ethical principles

Career Options

  • CNC Programmer
  • Advanced Precision Machinist
  • Tool and Die Maker
  • Mold Maker
  • Industrial Maintenance and Repair Technician

TUITION

CREDIT HOURS
60 Total
TUITION
$299/ Credit Hour *

Applicable fees for resources and services will be assessed throughout the program. Tuition and fees for prerequisites and required elective courses are in addition to the charges shown on the program cost sheet. Your tuition rate will remain the same as long as you remain continuously enrolled in the same program. Cost sheets may be requested from an enrollment counselor by calling 866.498.4968 or emailing iwuenroll@indwes.edu.

FINANCIAL AID

Financial aid is available in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, veterans benefits, and employer reimbursement.

Courses

Below is the list of courses required to complete the program. Courses are generally taken sequentially, one at a time, until the program is complete. Full course descriptions may be viewed by clicking on the course titles below. For further information, feel free to contact us.

Foundational Course

GEN-111

General Education Courses

Associate General Education Page

  • Written Communication - 6 credit hours
  • Humanities - 3 credit hours
  • Bible - 3 credit hours
  • Mathematics - 3 credit hours

OPERATIONS, BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, AND COMMUNICATION COURSES

Students complete 9 credit hours in Operations, Business, Management or Communication courses. MGT-120 is required and students are to select two other courses from the following:

MGT-120,COM-209,HRM-175,HRM-215,COM-115,COM-280,ECO-205,MAT-100B,UNV-181

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING PROCESSES SPECIALIZATION COURSES

Students in the Advanced Manufacturing Processes (AMP) Specialization complete 21 credit hours.

AMP-110,AMP-120,AMP-130,AMP-140,AMP-200,AMP-210,AMP-220

CAPSTONE COURSE

MGT-290

OCCUPATIONAL STUDIES/ELECTIVES

  • Non-duplicative college-level coursework - 9 credit hours

REQUIREMENTS

Click on each section to expand the different requirements for this program. If you have any questions about the admissions process, feel free to contact one of our admissions representatives at 1-866-498-4968.

  • Proof of standard high school diploma or GED certification.
  • Submission of all required items for the admissions process as outlined in the "application procedures" section of the application packet.

  • Completion of 60 semester hours.
  • Completion of foundational, major, general education, and specialization requirements as outlined in the program of study.
  • Completion of 24 semester hours in the major with a minimum GPA of 2.0. To meet the residency requirement 15 semester hours must be completed at IWU.
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  • Payment of all tuition and fees is required to receive a diploma.

START DATES

Below are the program locations, upcoming dates, and meeting times for the program. This list is updated regularly as new classes are added.

Accreditation

Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), www.hlcommission.org, 312-263-0456. Other accreditations and associations of Indiana Wesleyan University are available at www.indwes.edu/about/iwu-profile/accreditation.

*Effective 07-01-2021 through 06-30-2022