Rhode Island College

2018-2019 Catalog


Operations Management M.S.

Department of Management and Marketing

Department Chair: 
Constance Milbourn

Program Director: Paul Jacques

Management Program Faculty: Casey, Farinella, Jacques, Sahba

Admission Requirements

  1. Completed application form accompanied by a $50 nonrefundable application fee.
  2. A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  3. Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate records.
  4. An applicant’s letter describing the applicant’s professional goals including how the program will help the applicant achieve these professional goals.
  5. Three letters of recommendation that address professional or practical/applied experience in the field of Operations Management as a whole. At least one of the letters of recommendation must be from a professional employed within the field of Operations Management or a Management instructor in higher education.
  6. Completion of the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE). Note: Candidates with a degree in business from Rhode Island College or the University of Rhode Island, with a 3.00 GPA in the major, will be exempt from the GMAT/GRE requirement.
  7. An interview may be required.

Course Requirements

Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MGT 455Global Logistics and Enterprise Management

3

As needed.
MGT 530Analytics, Data Analysis and Decision Making

4

Annually.
MGT 536Creating and Leading High-Performance Teams

4

Annually.
MGT 537High Performance Project Management

4

Annually.
MGT 590Directed Research Seminar

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.

Electives

Twelve (12) credits from either content area listed below, in any combination.

Health Care Administration Operations

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
HCA 501/HCA 401Health Law and Ethics

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
HCA 537Performance Improvement in Health Care

3

Fall, Spring.
HCA 547Transformational Leadership in Health Care Organizations

3

Spring.

Project Management

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MGT 542Project Risk and Cost Management

4

Annually
MGT 543Project Communications Management

4

Annually.
MGT 544Program Management

4

Annually.

Supply Chain Management

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MGT 545Production and Inventory Management

4

Annually.
MGT 546Logistics

4

Annually.
MGT 547Supply Chain Management

4

Annually.

Total Credit Hours: 31-33