The field of Production Systems Management is expected to grow between 13 to 17 percent by 2028, with the Tampa Bay area among the top 10 Florida counties for projected manufacturing job growth, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The Production Systems Management Associate in Science degree, designed specifically based on input from advisory board members with real-world experience, is meant for:

  • students interested in first-line supervision of production and operations employees
  • students who want to combine new technical skills with business theory
  • established workers looking for additional training in business communication, finance and leadership

Job opportunities for Production Systems Management degree graduates include careers as manufacturing supervisors, production supervisors, shift supervisors and team leaders. These first-line supervisors typically direct, supervise, and coordinate the activities of production and operations workers, such as: inspectors, precision workers, machine setters and operators, assemblers, fabricators, and plant and system operators.