Manufacturing Management Certificate

The Certificate in Manufacturing Management is designed to provide the necessary knowledge for manufacturing professionals, supervisors and managers to understand, improve and implement advanced manufacturing processes and concepts to increase efficiency and productivity.

Admission Criteria

Admission to the Manufacturing Management Certificate Program is open to:

  • Current undergraduate students in good academic standing
  • Individuals with a bachelor's degree

Submission and evaluation of official transcripts will be required to determine if any prerequisite courses are needed. Admission to the certificate program and course schedules will be determined by the OSM Department.

Course Work

The program consists of five (5) courses, all of which are designed according to the APICS (Association of Operations Management) body of knowledge. These courses can be completed within one year. OSM 311 (or equivalent) is a prerequisite course that must be completed first. OSM 311 can be taken in the classroom or online. A minimum grade of C is required in each course to earn the certificate.

Required Courses

  • OSM 311: Introduction to Operations Management
  • OSM 313: Inventory Management
  • OSM 413: Production Planning and Control
  • OSM 422: Project Management for Business and Technology
  • OSM 417: Lean Six Sigma

Course descriptions are outlined in the Undergraduate Catalog.

Current CSU students should contact the Department of OSM for further information on how to enroll. Applicants who are not currently CSU students may apply as non-degree students by following the application instructions online here.

Contact the OSM Department:

In person:

1860 East 18th Street, BU 539

By Phone: 216.687.4740
By email: