Carnegie Mellon University

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.

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.

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 & General Management Club, 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: