Online A.S. Operations Management
Advanced Manufacturing Process

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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
  • Opportunity to earn Association for Supply Chain Management certificate(s) alongside your degree

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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


60 Total
$305/ 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


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


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.




Students complete 27 hours of General Education Courses. Below is a short list of recommended General Education Courses. More info on Associate General Education 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 :



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





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

Expand Your Expertise with an ASCM Certificate

Set yourself apart to employers by earning an additional certificate alongside your degree.


IWU’s DeVoe School of Business has partnered with the Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) to provide discounted opportunities for students to achieve a certification in supply chain warehousing or supply chain procurement.

Each certificate program, offered through IWU’s Talent Ladder, includes:

  • 18-20 hours of self-study coursework
  • Final exam
  • Certificate and digital badge upon program completion

ASCM is the global leader and premier source of leading-edge knowledge in operations and supply chain management. Their comprehensive offerings are uniquely designed for operations and supply chain professionals, and IWU is honored to partner with them to provide upskilling opportunities for students pursuing careers in high-demand operations and supply chain industries. These two certificates pair perfectly with IWU’s associate degree in operations management.

By enrolling in the certificate program through IWU, students can access discounted rates, saving up to $200. Get started by choosing your desired certificate(s) below:

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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 hours.
  • Completion of foundational, major, general education, and specialization requirements as outlined in the program of study.
  • Completion of 24 hours in the major with a minimum GPA of 2.0. To meet the residency requirement 15 semester hours must be completed at IWU.
  • Completion of 33 hours in the major with a minimum GPA of 2.0. Fifteen 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.

No more than 75% of therequierements for an IWU undergraduate degree or certificate and no more than 50% of the coursework in the major may be satisfied by transfer.


The A.S. Operations Management in Advanced Manufacturing Process (AMP) at Indiana Wesleyan University has many convenient starts throughout the year. Listed below are the next available starts. If you don’t see a start that fits your schedule, connect with our enrollment team to see more future starts.


Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC),, 312-263-0456. Other accreditations and associations of Indiana Wesleyan University are available at

*Effective 07-01-2023 through 06-30-2024