Manufacturing Operations Management - Associate Degree
Manufacturing Operations Management is a unique associate degree program designed by local industry to meet the needs of the workplace through a combination of supply chain, automation, quality, lean leadership, and supervisory skills. Graduates of this program are prepared to provide leadership in manufacturing industries.
New and Improved Degree Program
The Manufacturing Operations Management Associate Degree is new and improved for 2023-2024! Courses will include an emphasis on Industry 4.0 including automation, robotics, leadership, and decision-making using data. This program is a great opportunity current employees looking to move up in an organization, as well as for recently promoted employees who need assistance in the transition from technician to manager or shift leader.
Follow Your Path
Some credits from the following certificate(s) apply toward this associate degree:
Health Care Leadership, 901967
Health Care Leadership Advanced, 9019610
Supervision Pathway, 611965
Quality Improvement & Innovations, 901968
How do I get started in this program?
Requirements for Program Entry
- Apply at www.nwtc.edu/apply.
- Submit high school, GED, or HSED transcripts and college transcripts (if applicable) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Tip! Our admission advisors will assist you through every step. Have questions? Connect with NWTC Admissions at email@example.com or 920-498-5444.
What are my courses?
Students following the study plan below will complete the Manufacturing Operations Management associate degree in the number of semesters shown.
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- Curriculum Note: The credit for 10-890-101, College 101 is an Institutional Requirement for graduation. Consequently, it is not part of the program requirements, but must be passed with a C or better.
- Utilize quality strategies and tactics.
- Apply effective leadership skills.
- Apply Human Resource policies and procedures.
- Perform supervisory management functions to achieve organizational objectives.
What careers are in my future?
A graduate of this program will have the potential for employment in the following areas:
- Team Lead
- Performance Leader
- Reliability Coach
Employment opportunities with additional education
- Supervisor of Maintenance, Shop, Production, Department.
What's next after graduation?
Start here. Finish at a four-year.
NWTC transfer programs are offered through collaborative agreements with our four-year college and university partners. See where your associate degree credits will transfer.
What else do I need to know about the program?
Programs in the College of Business at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs. ACBSP's accreditation process follows the Baldrige model. The accreditation focuses on recognizing teaching excellence, determining student learning outcomes, and a continuous improvement model. ACBSP’s student-centered teaching and learning approach, which is measured and analyzed for quality, ensures that students gain the right skills from their educational investment. Institutions with programs accredited by ACBSP are committed to continuous improvement that ensures their business program will give students the skills employers want.
ACBSP - World Headquarters
11520 West 119th Street
Overland Park, KS 66213
Phone: (913) 339-9356
Study Abroad Opportunities
The International Programs staff continually seeks opportunities for students to travel abroad for educational experiences that may be offered in association with program courses.
Classes wherever you have an internet connection.
- An in-person career experience, such as an internship, practicum, or credit for prior learning, may be required.
- Some online courses may be held at specific dates/times.
- Classes between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
- Classes between the hours of 5:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
- A combination of online classes and Saturday and/or Sunday classes.
- 12 or more credits per term.
- Fewer than 12 credits per term.