Carnegie Mellon University
Operations professionals

MBA Careers in Operations

Tepper MBA graduates focused on operations pursue careers in production management, purchasing, supply chain management and logistics as well as leadership development and general management programs.

Our global reputation is one reason we’re top-ranked for operations, supply chain/logistics and production management. Students pursuing operations careers find success across almost every industry.

Alumni Recruiting Perspective

Hear an alumnus share his recruiting story.

Is a Career in Operations Right for You?

Immediately upon your arrival at the Tepper School, you’ll meet with one of our career counselors to discuss your career aspirations. These in-depth conversations will help confirm which careers and industries align with your skills and interests.

Employment Outlook

Check our Operations Employment Report for more data on full-time salaries, recruiters, functions and acceptances.

Operations Internships

Review our Operations Internship Report for the latest data on summer internships and partner companies that recruit at the Tepper School.

Operations Coursework, Curriculum and Activities

Learn more about some of the courses, concentrations, tracks and capstones that make up the curriculum of an operations-focused MBA.

Students can also choose from more than 40 professional and social clubs to enhance their career prospects, including the Operations Management Club, Biopharma Healthcare Club, Business and Technology Club, Consulting Club, and Energy Club. The Operations Management Club hosts one of the longest-standing international operations case competitions in the U.S., dating back approximately three decades.

Operations Career Resources

Below are a few web resources for learning more about the field of operations management: