Associate Degree in Supply Chain and Logistics Management


Program Description

Make your mark – with our associate degree in Supply Chain & Logistics Management. Our program will provide you with working knowledge and organizational skills that can be applied to all manufacturing and logistics environments. You will be prepared to manage distribution, inventory, packaging, and warehousing in manufacturing and other business environments. An associate degree in Supply Chain and Logistics Management covers the basics of supply chain management, manufacturing planning and control systems, purchasing, and the physical distribution of goods to customers. Team work and communications skills will be enhanced by use of problem solving and lean process improvement techniques to improve warehouse, distribution, and supply chain operations. You will earn 61 college credits and along the way have the opportunity to receive nationally-recognized credentials from the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) as a Certified Logistics Associate (CLA) and as a Certified Logistics Technician (CLT). Specific careers and professions available to the graduates of this program:

  • Cargo & Freight Manager
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Field Service Representative
  • First-Line Supervisor
  • Inventory Manager
  • Logistics Analyst
  • Maintenance Supervisor
  • Procurement Specialist
  • Production Control Analyst
  • Production Planner
  • Purchasing Analyst
  • Shipping & Receiving Analyst
  • Storage & Distribution Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Traffic Coordinator
  • Warehouse Manager

Supply & Logistics Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all Supply Chain & Logistics Program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  • Earn nationally recognized, portable credentials from the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) manufacturing areas (CPT, CLT).
  • Contribute to supply chain and logistics system technology, with an understanding of materials management, procurement and lean Six Sigma tools to reduce costs.
  • Control the flow of material with appropriate process documentation in the most efficient manner, while employing lean principles, operational flow strategies (JIT), value stream mapping, inventory control, and scheduling materials requirements planning (MRP).
  • Coordinate and communicate key metrics and strategies, with various stakeholders inside and outside the organization.
  • Manage materials for operations, supply chains, warehouse and distribution networks.
  • Forecast materials and manage inventory requirements.
  • Utilize transportation and logistics strategies to manage domestic and international distribution networks.
  • Perform warehousing activities effectively with linkage to logistics, supply chain strategies and processes.
  • Develop skills to meet the challenges of a dynamic, evolving profession, utilizing a scholarly approach to acquire new knowledge.
Last updated Dec 2018

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