Advance your career by learning how to improve organizational operations with an evening or online MBA with a Business Operations specialization.

From accounting practices to shipping schedules, how smoothly—and smartly—a business operates affects its chances for success. Our Master’s of Business Administration with a specialization in Business Operations will give you the skills to ensure your organization is functioning at its highest level. Take your career further.

At a Glance

$123,000
Average yearly salary for an operations manager

Program Length

As little as 15 months

Format

  • Online
  • Evening courses at our locations in Bismarck, ND; Fargo, ND; Grand Forks AFB, ND; Watford City, ND; Billings, MT; and Fort Riley, KS

Tuition per Credit

$520

Is This the Degree For Me?

Who It’s For

  • Administrative Staff
  • Assistant Managers
  • Aspiring Entrepreneurs
  • Professionals interested in owning a business or becoming a business executive

Career Paths

  • Business Owner
  • Operations Manager
  • Corporate Executive
  • District/Regional Manager
  • Operations Consultant

What You’ll Learn

In our MBA with a Business Operations specialization, you will gain advanced quantitative knowledge focused on successful business practices, with an in-depth examination of operational procedures and strategies. When you graduate, you will be prepared to:

  • Oversee business operations in ways that meet organizational goals.
  • Handle operational tasks focused on accounting and finance.
  • Evaluate the contemporary global business environment in an integrated manner to propose business solutions.
  • Demonstrate professional business communication.
  • Interpret results from multiple business support tools to inform decision making.

Accreditations

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    IACBE

    The Gary Tharaldson School of Business at the University of Mary has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA.

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Program Details

Your first step is to apply for candidacy by submitting the application for admission. Candidacy means you are on your way to completing the admissions process! You will need to be accepted into your program before you can enroll in classes.

Upon receiving candidacy, you will need to submit the following to be considered for admissions into a graduate program: 

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75
  • Official transcripts -  Your official transcripts and any test scores that may be required by your program to be sent to the university. Attended the University of Mary before? Then we’ll get your transcripts for you! At most other schools, you can request transcripts by going to the National Student Clearinghouse or by contacting the registrar’s office. You can send transcripts to:
    Office of Admissions
    University of Mary
    7500 University Drive
    Bismarck, ND 58504
  • Application/enrollment fee - This will be collected at the time you fill out the online application.

For a list of courses for this program, visit the catalog.

  • Online
  • Evening courses at our locations in Bismarck, ND; Fargo, ND; Grand Forks AFB, ND; Watford City, ND; Billings, MT; and Fort Riley, KS
  • Tuition: $520/credit
  • Application fee: $45
  • Technology/Safety fee: $35 per credit
  • Parking fee (evening class participants only): $25 per semester

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