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First Line Logistics Leader Certificate

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Overview

Summary

Logistics management is a business management program that prepares graduates for employment in the areas of total supply chain management, including inventory control, materials management, and transportation. The field of logistics management includes occupations such as supervisors and/or managers of transportation, warehousing, and materials management.

In addition, skilled-labor in logistics-related areas such as materials handling, equipment operators, and administration support, play an equally vital role. Logistics is now widely recognized as a critical driver of operational excellence, cost reduction, and customer service to an organization’s bottom line.

Three major functional areas of logistics are warehousing, transportation and materials management. Advances in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Logistics Management Systems (LMS) technology have enabled logistics managers in each of these functional areas to gather, analyze and process data, resulting in automation and enhanced productivity. The demand for trained logistics professionals is growing nationally, resulting in career opportunities in high-growth industries and is projected to add substantial numbers of new jobs in Texas.

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Contact

Please contactEllen Junious at Ellen.D.Junious@LoneStar.edu or call 281.290.3511 for more information.

First Year

First Semester Courses 16 Credits
LMGT 1319 Introduction to Business Logistics 3
LMGT 1321 Introduction to Materials Handling 3
LMGT 1425 Warehouse and Distribution Center Management 4
BMGT 1327 Principles of Management 3
BMGT 2303 Problem Solving & Decision Making 3
First Line Logistics Leader Certificate Program Total 16 Credits

Footnotes

  1. Capstone course

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Career Options

Median wage: $86,2411

Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:

  • Global Logistics Manager2
  • Supply Chain Logistics Manager2
  • Production Planner2

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation."

Footnotes

  1. Wage data is based on annual salaries from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, 2013
  2. Position titles vary by employer and location.

Tuition

Figuring out how to pay for college is one of the toughest parts of earning a degree but attending LSC is an affordable option for most students. Tuition rates are based on residency and you can get an estimate of your costs by using our LSC Tuition & Fees chart.

Average full-time tuition is $792 per semester.

Financial Aid

Financial aid helps students and their families pay for college. There are several types of financial aid available to LSC students and financial aid packages may include more than one type of award.