Operations Management, MBA

Anderson School of Management

Program Description:

The Operations Management concentration provides students with management skills for planning, controlling and improving the performance of people and processes used to transform multiple inputs into goods and services required to satisfy customers. Students with a concentration in POM are well-prepared to contribute to the economic development and competitiveness of New Mexico and the U.S. by taking advantage of excellent career opportunities in consulting, inventory planning, purchasing, quality management, productivity improvement, supply chain management, production control and scheduling, and material resource planning in a wide variety of manufacturing and service industries.

Job opportunities exist in positions such as production supervisor, operations analyst, materials manager, production planner, buyer/planner, purchasing manager, and others. Local employers of Operations Management graduates include Ford Motor Company, Bueno Foods, Baxter Health Care, Sandia National Labs, General Electric, Plastech, Intel, and Honeywell. Regional and national organizations that recruit Operations Management graduates include Marriott Corporation (Colorado), EDS (Michigan), IBM (Oregon), and various agencies of the Federal Government. 

Admission Requirements:

The minimum requirements for unconditional admission to the M.B.A. and M.Acct. are (1) a G.P.A. of 3.0 for the last 60 credit hours of college course work including any post baccalaureate work; and (2) a score equal to or greater than 500 on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or (2) a Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score that is deemed to be greater than or equivalent to 500 on the GMAT using a conversion tool available from the Anderson School advisement office.

Domestic Students: For best consideration, application must be postmarked by:
Fall semester: April 1
Spring semester: October 1

International Student Application Deadline
Contact the UNM Global Education office.

Prospective applicants with questions concerning the curriculum or other matters are invited to write or contact the Anderson Graduate Programs Office, Anderson Graduate School of Management, MSC05 3090, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131-0001. Telephone: (505) 277-3147, FAX: (505) 277-9356.

Contact Information:

Jack Su: Associate Professor
(505) 277-6471