Rhode Island College

2016-2017 Catalog


Operations Management M.S.

Admission Requirements

  1. Completed application form accompanied by a $50 nonrefundable application fee.
  2. A Bachelor's degree in Health Care Administration (HCA) or related field from an accredited college or university. Equivalent work experience may be considered for students with a degree in an unrelated field.
  3. Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate records.
  4. Completion of the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE). A B.S. degree in HCA or business from Rhode Island College or the University of Rhode Island, with a 3.00 GPA in the major, will exempt the applicant from the GMAT/GRE.
  5. International students should contact Dr. Marianne Raimondo at mraimondo@ric.edu or (401) 456-6359 for additional admission requirements.
  6. A letter of intent including a statement of goals.

Course Requirements

Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MGT 455Global Logistics and Enterprise Management

3

As needed.
MGT 510Leading Productive Workplaces

3

Fall, Spring.
MGT 515Managing Change and Innovation

3

Fall, Spring.
MGT 520Enterprise Excellence through High-Performance Teams

3

Fall, Spring
OMGT 525Managing Quality, Processes, and Continuous Improvement

3

Annually.
OMGT 530Analytics, Data Analysis and Decision Making

3

Annually
OMGT 535Project Management

3

Fall, Spring.
OMGT 590Directed Research Seminar

3

Fall, Spring.

Electives

Three courses from either content area listed below, in any combination, for a total of nine credits.

Health Care Administration Operations

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
HCA 501Health Law and Ethics

3

Fall, Spring.
HCA 537Performance Improvement in Health Care

3

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

3

Fall, Spring.

Information Technology, Operations Management (Logistics and Supply Chain Management)

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ACCT 510Advanced AIS: Systems Modeling

3

As needed.
CIS 535Data Management

3

As needed.
CIS 543Decision Support Systems

3

As needed.

Total Credit Hours: 33