Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)
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The Logistics Technology program prepares students for employment in the supply chain management field. The program is designed to introduce logistics principles to students seeking first-time employment in supply chain management or for more experienced individuals desiring to expand their knowledge.
The A.A.S. Degree in Logistics Technology integrates Business Management and Computer Information Systems courses with the latest Logistics information providing a comprehensive business-logistics educational foundation. Logistics courses cover topics such as supply chain management principles, warehousing and distribution, inventory control, traffic management, regulatory compliance, and various analytical tools.
The goals of the two-year degree program are to:
- Help students understand logistics functions and activities
- Equip students to apply current local, state, federal, and international laws to large scale transport and storage of materials
- Aid students’ understanding of analytical tools used in supply chain management
- Prepare students to identify and work with ethical/legal issues related to purchasing and transportation of goods and materials
- Help students demonstrate an awareness of the importance of customer satisfaction as a top priority
Jobs in logistics include:
- Transportation Analyst
- Production Planner/Scheduler
- Supply Chain/Materials Manager
- Executive Team Leader – Logistics
- Logistics Coordinator/Inventory Management
- Operations Manager
- Purchasing Assistant
- Supply Specialist
- Traffic Office Technician
- Inventory Analyst
- Logistics Analyst
The A.A.S. degree is designed to prepare a student for employment upon graduation. Some universities, at their discretion, accept some technical courses for transfer. A student who plans to transfer to a university should consult his/her advisor and the receiving university about transfer and articulation policies. Failure to do so could result in loss of transfer credits.