Top University in San Antonio for a Operations Management Degree

Oct 20, 2021

School and Ranking Information

Operations management studies in San Antonio can be found in both 2- and 4-year schools. Based on ranking, student population and school type, the following university is considered a top San Antonio school for operations management degree programs:

  • Winner: The University of Texas at San Antonio is the only 4-year institution and the largest school of any type that offers operations management studies in the city. Those pursuing a degree in this field can enroll in a bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree program in business administration, all of which offer concentrations or coursework in operations management.

School Info Chart

Category University of Texas at San Antonio
Ranking #293-#381 in National Universities (2020)*
Location San Antonio, Texas
School Type 4-year, public
Tuition & Fees (2019-2020) Undergrad: $8,262 (in state); $20,263 (out-of-state)**
Operations Management Degrees Offered Bachelor's, master's and doctoral
Operations Management Master's Degrees Awarded in 2018-2019 2**
Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2013 Entering Class 42%**
Noteworthy The College of Business is the 5th top undergraduate business school in Texas according to Bloomberg Businessweek in 2016***; the graduate part-time MBA program is ranked 9th in Texas*

Sources: *U.S. News and World Report; **NCES College Navigator; ***University of Texas at San Antonio

University of Texas at San Antonio

  • Internship opportunities and simulated studies available at the master's degree level
  • Business Scholars Program offers students support, seminars and mentoring as well as scholarship assistance and career placement assistance
  • The College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business - International

The University of Texas at San Antonio is composed of nine colleges and schools offering 147 degree programs to about 32,600 students. The College of Business, home to six research centers and institutes, and it offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Operations management studies are found in the school's bachelor's, master's and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programs in business administration.

The management major of the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program consists of core business courses known as Common Body of Knowledge (CBK), which cover fundamental business topics such as accounting, finance, business ethics, marketing and statistics. A course in management science is designed to give students the tools needed to analyze business strategies and make managerial decisions. In addition, students take courses that cover the major areas of management, including human resource, team, conflict and organizational management. The BBA program also offers a management science major, which allows students to focus on the areas of operations, logistics and production management. Elective courses are available in subjects such as supply chain management, Web development, marketing research and quality management.

A management science concentration is also offered in the Master of Business Administration program. The 36-credit-hour program consists of 24 credits of major courses and 12 credits of elective courses. Coursework explores the logistics of ordering products and services, process of developing manufactured goods and strategies used to manage a supply chain.

An 87-credit program, the Ph.D. in Business Administration in Organization and Management Studies is composed of doctoral and dissertation research courses, major courses, seminars and free electives. Coursework covers major business theories and theories related to linear, multivariate and applied business statistics. The curriculum teaches quantitative research methods, econometrics, economic forecasting and dynamic programming.

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