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 16 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:

  • Official transcripts showing a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75.
    • Graduated from the University of Mary? Then we’ll get your Mary transcript for you!
    • At most other schools, you can request transcripts by going to the National Student Clearinghouse or by contacting the registrar’s office. 
    • Have your transcripts sent to:
      Office of Admissions
      University of Mary
      7500 University Drive
      Bismarck, ND 58504
    • Or request to send electronic transcripts to [email protected]
  • Application/enrollment fee - This will be collected at the time you fill out the online application.
  • 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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