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Manufacturing Operations Management Minor

Manufacturing Operations Management Minor Student
  • Level: Undergraduate
  • Credits: 16
  • Tuition$512.30/credit (resident); nonresident tuition varies | Fees
  • Courses: Taught by expert faculty

The Manufacturing Operations Management minor will prove especially valuable for students pursuing biomedical, chemical, construction, electronic, environmental, food, textile, and transportation courses of study.


The Manufacturing Operations Management minor is available to any student currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program at the University of Minnesota.

Admission Criteria

  • 45 earned credits
  • 2.5+ GPA


Course Name Credits Prerequisites
Manufacturing in a Global Economy (MM 3001W) 3 None
Manufacturing Operations (MM 4102) 3 MM 3001W; 45 semester credits


Technical Electives (10 cr. minimum)
Course Name Credits Prerequisites
Engineering for Manufacturing Operations (MM 3205) 3 30 semester credits
Design of Manufacturing Systems and Simulations (MM 4011) 3 MM 3001W or manufacturing experience
Manufacturing Processes and Technology (MM 4012) 3 MM 3001W or manufacturing experience
Global Supply Chain Management (MM 4035) 3 MM 4102 or ABUS 4102 or professional experience
Manufacturing Outsourcing Decisions (MM 4039) 3 MM 3001W or prof. exp.; MM 4035; ACCT 2050
Regulated Industry Compliance (MM 4045) 3 MM 3001W or manufacturing experience
Quality Engineering and Process Improvement (MM 4201) 3 Statistics; 45 semester credits
Sustainable Lean Manufacturing (MM 4311) 3 MM 3001W; 45 semester credits
Capstone (MM 4501) 3 MM major or minor or cert
Internship (MM 4596) 1-4 MM major or minor or cert


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Contact Information

612-624-4000 or 800-234-6564 | ccapsinfo@umn.edu

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