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Transportation Technical Certificate


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Logistics Technology


Technical Certificates in Logistics, Transportation, and Supply Chain
Program Office:
615-353-3771, Email: logistics@nscc.edu

The Logistics Technical Certificate, the Transportation Technical Certificate, and the Supply Chain Technical Certificate each prepare students for employment in the supply chain management field. Each certificate 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 Logistics Technical Certificate, the Transportation Technical Certificate, and the Supply Chain Technical Certificate each provide an alternative to students who choose not to pursue the Associate of Applied Science degree in Logistics Technology.

Graduates of each Technical Certificate program should be able to:

  • Understand logistics functions and activities.
  • Apply current local, state, federal, and international laws to large-scale transport and storage of materials.
  • Aid students’ Understand analytical tools used in supply chain management.
  • Identify and work with ethical/legal issues related to purchasing and transportation of goods and materials.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the importance of customer satisfaction as a top priority.

Transfer/Advising

The Logistics Technical Certificate, the Transportation Technical Certificate, and the Supply Chain Technical Certificate each are designed so that a student can apply all of the required courses toward the Nashville State A.A.S. degree in Logistics Technology. A student who plans to apply the certificate toward an A.A.S. degree should consult his/her advisor about articulation options.

Transportation Technical Certificate Career Opportunities


  • Transportation Analyst
  • Production Planner/Scheduler
  • Supply Chain/Materials Manager
  • Logistics Coordinator/Inventory Management
  • Purchasing Assistant
  • Supply Specialist
  • Traffic Office Technician
  • Inventory Analyst
  • Logistics Analyst

Total Certificate Requirements: 15 Credits


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