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Logistics Management

Major

Program Overview

Sourcing raw materials. Managing production. Distributing to stores. Logistics Management is important for small business owners and multi-national corporations. You'll learn the intricate steps needed to ensure the supply chain from manufacture to consumers getting what they want, when they want it including inventory management and the flow of materials.

Program Snapshot

Program Type: Full-Time
Location: On-Campus
Program Length: 4 years
Credit Hours: 36

Why This Program & What You'll Learn

When you go to a store and find aisles of well-stocked shelves, it's no accident. Logistics managers make sure companies can deliver the right product, at the right time, at the right price. Whether you're helping a retailer bring in products, or ensuring a manufacturer can produce and distribute those goods, logistics managers keep the process moving. And in our global economy, logistics management is more important than ever.

You'll learn about all aspects of production and distribution through this major, including transportation, inventory, warehousing, packaging and materials handling, logistics information, and customer service. And because almost every industry depends on logistics, from aviation to zoos, you'll have a huge choice of careers upon graduation.

Program Highlights

Logistics management majors gain intensive experience that goes well beyond the classroom.

  • Earn Lean Six Sigma certification and demonstrate management, problem solving and analytic skills.
  • Central Michigan University's chapter of the Logistics Management Council Honors Society delivers professional development, access to the council's annual conference and more.
  • More than 200 corporate partners recruit directly from our logistics program.
  • Gain intensive, hands-on knowledge through a required internship—you'll get up to 480 hours of paid, on-the-job experience.

Careers & Outcomes

Graduates of our logistics management program can work in manufacturing, retail or a host of other industries dependent on effective supply chain management.

Career Projected Salary
Logistics Supervisor $48,954
Materials Planner $52,972
Distribution Manager $71,394
Supply Chain Director $103,269
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