Be a driver of innovation in the manufacturing industry with the administration: ergonomics administration major. Help organizations with operations, quality control, inventory and production. Gain theoretical and practical knowledge to work in a variety of manufacturing settings. You'll be prepared for careers in operations, inventory management, quality control, lean manufacturing, project management and more.
Why This Program & What You'll Learn
The Major in administration: ergonomics administration provides knowledge in the areas of manufacturing and production, global management strategy, quality and safety, lean manufacturing, project management and more. You'll gain the experience and know-how necessary to lead and help organizations manage their inventory of raw materials, control for quality and implement efficient production processes within the manufacturing sector.
Manufacturing accounts for a substantial portion of economic output in the U.S. It entails the large-scale conversion of raw materials into finished products through human labor, machines or both. As a student at CMU, you'll be prepared for this critical business sector through courses taught by experienced faculty. Learn about strategies of manufacturing, including make-to-stock, make-to-order and make-to-assemble. Familiarize yourself with quality control, industrial safety, inventory and material management methods, and human-machine interaction. And combine manufacturing-specific knowledge with general business skills in accounting, global management, marketing and strategy.
You can also earn your degree in an online or face-to-face format depending on your needs. Our flexible and regionally accredited program allows you to earn your degree while working and/or taking care of a family. And if you meet the requirements, you can have 12 credits applied to our master of science in administration program. That's one-third of the credits needed to complete a master's program. In other words, you'll have a head start on earning a graduate degree should you pursue it.
You'll be prepared for manufacturing-related careers in operations, inventory management, quality control, production and more. Some courses prepare you to earn industry recognized certifications in project management, six sigma, and lean manufacturing.
- Learn supervisory best practices pertaining to production, lean manufacturing, project management, quality control, inventory, operations, and digital technology leadership.
- Have the chance to apply credit earned toward a related master's program at CMU.
- Earn a bachelor's degree from a program regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Careers & Outcomes
With a degree in ergonomics administration, you'll be prepared to elevate your career in a variety of business and organizational settings related to manufacturing.
|Engineering Project Manager||$89,909|
|Manufacturing Production Supervisor||$54,235|
|Supply Chain Director||$103,269|