Logistics, Supply Chain, and Operations Management
Associate Degree Program
The mission of the Logistics, Supply Chain, and Operations Management program is to provide an industry-driven program designed to prepare students for entry into a career in the global marketplace or for transfer into a baccalaureate degree program. The program includes technical and related courses that integrate practical applications using industry standard processes, quality control techniques, and the optimization of flow of goods. Graduates are prepared to provide increased operational quality and efficiency, operating cost reduction, innovative solutions to client problems, and valuable customer relationships in industry.
This program is offered at the Georgetown and Wilmington Campuses.
What You Can Do
In this program, you will gain the knowledge and skills to prepare you for positions such as:
- Logistics Specialists
- General and Operations Supervisors
- Quality Manager
- Production Supervisor
- Distribution Managers
What You Will Earn
Competitive starting salaries range from $31,000 - $37,500.
What You Will Learn
Program Graduate Competencies
The Program Graduate Competencies listed below identify the major learning goals related to your specific program of study and identify the knowledge and skills you will have when you graduate to be successful in your chosen field.
- Analyze logistics, supply chain, and operations processes to provide assistance in the development of quality, customer service, and cost improvement alternatives.
- Utilize various statistical quality control techniques to aid in the development and use of global quality logistics, supply chain, manufacturing, and service applications.
- Apply integrated technology-driven information necessary for logistics, supply chain, and operations.
- Perform cost analysis on proposed logistics, supply chain, and operations projects, and make data-driven investment recommendations to management.
- Develop and optimize logistics and operations business processes, including job design and workplace layout.
- Apply management functions, statistical quality and process applications, planning and scheduling techniques, and related software applications necessary for successful business decision-making.
- Apply managerial accounting, economics, human resources, and marketing principals when making workplace decisions.
Core Curriculum Competencies
The Core Curriculum Competencies listed below identify what you, as a graduate, will be able to do upon completion of your degree, regardless of your major. You will acquire these core competencies through your general education courses (i.e. English, math, etc.) and your program of study courses.
- Communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing.
- Demonstrate effective problem solving and reasoning skills.
- Work effectively in groups of people from diverse backgrounds.
- Demonstrate ethical and professional understanding and conduct.
- Apply appropriate information literacy skills to locate, evaluate, and use information effectively.
- Use computers or related technology for practical and/or professional applications.
- Apply scientific inquiry and mathematical reasoning to practical problems.