Bachelor of Business Administration

Manufacturing Management

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Goals and Course Topics

Work on the Cutting Edge

Today’s manufacturing managers need to have a wider scope of skills to be successful. With an attention to detail, critical thinking and communication skills, an aptitude for technology and a drive to be the best, manufacturing managers are valued in both large and small manufacturing firms. Work on the cutting edge with your manufacturing management degree from TU.

Your Manufacturing Management Degree Program

Manufacturers of all sizes have met new challenges in the current economy: a global market, condensed product life cycles and demand for high quality products. They are meeting these challenges with computerized equipment, new organizational structures and efficient manufacturing technology. TU’s manufacturing management degree program focuses on these new strategies through classes that emphasize supply chain management, operations management, quality management and lean organizations.

Practical Education

The manufacturing management degree program is designed to prepare graduates to assume leadership roles and supervisory roles in the management of advanced manufacturing technology. Students completing the manufacturing management program will have the technical foundation, along with management and other soft skills needed, to be effective and productive manufacturing leaders. They will also have the opportunity to earn a number of industry certifications, including Integrated Manufacturing (Robotics), Advanced Manufacturing, Manufacturing Foundations and Electronics.


Online: Two terms per semester starting in January, March, May, July, August and October

On Campus: Two terms per semester starting in January and August


The time to complete one’s manufacturing management degree is dependent on the number of hours transferring in. Tiffin University strives to transfer in as much transfer credit for students as possible. With this said, in order for credit to transfer, one must have earned a “C” or better in the course.

SAMPLE Manufacturing Management COURSES

Supply Chain Management (MGT221) – This course is an overview of supply chain management and will briefly cover the topics of procurement, lean organizations, Total Quality Management, logistics and materials management.

Operations Management (MGT321) – This course deals with the managerial functions directly related to the production and delivery of goods and services. Topics covered include manufacturing and service organizations, facility location and layout, MRP, forecasting, scheduling, quality assurance and project management.

Quality Management (MGT356) – A study of Quality Management principles and philosophy including the ideas of Deming, Juran and Crosby, employee involvement, Kaizen, statistical process control and Six Sigma.

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BBA Manufacturing Management FAQ

What is manufacturing management?

Manufacturing management refers to the oversight of the production of a manufacturing facility. Manufacturing managers plan, schedule and direct the layout of equipment and flow of materials within a facility. Responsibilities include ensuring that manufacturing volume, performance and quality goals are met.

What is a bachelor’s in manufacturing management?

A bachelor’s in manufacturing management is designed to prepare graduates to assume leadership roles and supervisory roles in the management of advanced manufacturing technology. Students completing this degree program will have the technical foundation, along with management and other soft skills needed to be effective and productive manufacturing leaders.

What can I do with a degree in manufacturing management?

With a degree in manufacturing management, you will be qualified for a variety of career opportunities, including director of manufacturing technology, industrial production manager, manufacturing management associate, operations manager, procurement manager, product manager, project coordinator and more.  

At a Glance

Career Opportunities

  • Director of Manufacturing Technology
  • Industrial Production Manager / Director
  • Manufacturing Management Associate
  • Operations Manager / Director
  • Procurement Manager
  • Product Manager
  • Project Coordinator / Project Manager


According to the National Association of Manufacturers, manufacturers in Ohio account for 16.6% of the total output in the state, employing 12.56% of the workforce. Total output for manufacturing was $112.24 billion dollars in 2018. There are over 12,500 manufacturers in Ohio, employing 699,000 workers, with an average compensation of $74,679.

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