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Technical Operations Management, B.S.T.O.M.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #601 (WUR) Athens, OH, United States
The Bachelor of Science in Technical Operations Management (BSTOM) is a two-year bachelors degree completion program in the Ohio University's department of Engineering Technology and Management.
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The two plus two mixed delivery (online and class room delivery) program leads to a Bachelors of Science in Technical Operations Management (BSTOM) from the Russ College of Engineering and Technology and a minor in Business from the College of Business at Ohio University. 

Technical Operations Management is an area of management focused on designing and controlling the technical process and transformation methods of an organization while continuously improving the organizations operations to be the most efficient and effective in meeting customer requirements.

This program at Ohio University will accept only students who have completed an appropriate technical associate degree with a requisite GPA and /or work experience. This program is targeted to professionals and graduates who are seeking to complete their bachelors degree while continuing to work. This completion degree will complement many technical associate degrees and provide opportunities for graduates of this program to advance in their chosen fields.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

This program will provide opportunities for field advancement to a wide range of alumni who hold a diverse range of technical associate degrees. Here is a sampling of job titles which students who graduate from this program may pursue: Service Manager, Buyer, Maintenance Manager, Project Manager, Operations Supervisor, Operations Manager, Logistics Supervisor/ Manager, Quality Supervisor/ Manager, Lean Supervisor/Manager, Production Supervisor/Manager.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Aspects of Technical Operations Management
  • Supervision and Leadership in Technical Organizations
  • Quality Assurance and Technical Documentation
  • Technical Project Management
  • Technical Operations Management Senior Seminar
  • Lean Systems
  • Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
  • Applied Technical Operations Management
  • Business Computing
  • Advanced Enterprise Computer Methods
  • Information Analysis and Design

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Application form
    • $70 international application processing fee
    • Official academic records
    • Evidence of sufficient funding
    • Statement of activities.
    • Exams for scholarship consideration
    • Official TOEFL or IELTS results if available. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22406 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    22406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22406 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    12612 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12612 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Athens

  • 1079 - 1780 USD/month
    Living Costs

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