Logistic Managers analyze and coordinate an organization’s supply chain – the system that moves a product from supplier to consumer. They manage the entire life cycle of a product, which includes how a product is acquired, distributed, allocated, and delivered. Logistics are used in nearly every industry.
The Associate of Applied Science degree in Logistic Management is a sequence of courses that will prepare students for careers in the logistics profession. Logistics Management (LGM) focuses on the logistics of planning, implementing, and controlling the effective and efficient flow of goods and services.
Areas covered in this degree comprise basic fundamentals of supply chain management including procurement, issues in executing global supply chains, logistics, manufacturing, warehousing, and transportation. It also includes business management, project management, business communications, economics of supply and demand, computer fundamentals, and data management skills.
Career options include positions within manufacturing, transportation, order processing, warehousing, inventory control, and purchasing.
Students will be eligible to sit for the Certified Logistics Associate and Certified Logistics Technician exams for certification through Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC).
High school students may begin the Logistics Management program by taking classes concurrently with their regular studies and earn credit toward a certificate of proficiency which will apply to the technical certificate and associate of applied science degree.