Business (Global Logistics Management), BA
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Business, Logistics, Supply Chain

Program Description

An efficient logistics management system is critical to the success of global corporations, making sure the supply of goods and services flowing through the system closely matches the demand. Logistics management professionals manage, coordinate and transport products from raw materials to the finished goods sitting on a local store shelf or offered by an online retailer. Efficient logistics is a key reason consumers can buy an ever-increasing variety of goods and services at remarkably low prices. Not surprisingly, logistics also plays a major role in the health care industry where efficient, effective delivery systems are gaining significant traction.

Additional Program Fee: Yes

Second Language Requirement: No

First Required Math Course: MAT 210 - Brief Calculus.

Program Math Intensity: program math intensity moderate Moderate

Admission Requirements

General University Admission Requirements:

All students are required to meet general university admission requirements.Freshman |Transfer |International |Readmission

Additional Requirements:

Freshman admission requirements for this program are the same as the university's freshman admission requirements.

Readmission requirements: must have a 3.00 transfer GPA (if applicable) and a 3.00 cumulative ASU GPA.

Transfer applicants must have a 3.00 GPA for all transfer work and meet university transfer admission requirements. Transfer students should select an additional major, which must be outside W. P. Carey School of Business, when applying for admission.

Students with fewer than 45 transfer hours who are not admissible to a W. P. Carey School of Business major and who did not select a second major or are not admissible to their second major choice will be placed in the exploratory social and behavioral sciences program in the College of Letters and Sciences.

Students with more than 45 transfer hours who are not admissible to a W. P. Carey School of Business major and who did not select a second major or are not admissible to their second major choice will be prompted in My ASU to select a new major.

Attend Online

ASU offers this program in a fully online format with no face-to-face sessions required. The program is offered in six enrollment sessions throughout the year, and students learn in accelerated, 7.5-week classes. View the program description and request more information here.

Transfer Agreements

ASU has partnered with the following institutions to provide curriculum pathways for transfer to this ASU degree program:

Arizona Western College
Maricopa County Community College DistrictMaricopa County Community College District

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Career Opportunities

Logistics management focuses on integration and partnerships necessary to meet customer needs on a timely basis, with relevant and high-quality products produced and delivered in a service-effective manner. This program will train students to be strategic thinkers, excellent analysts, effective communicators and team leaders who are focused on efficiency, effectiveness and increasing revenue. Logistics management professionals hold a range of job titles and engage in a wide variety of activities in the private, nonprofit and governmental sectors. The current CEOs of Apple and Walmart previously held logistics-related positions at those organizations. This demonstrates the high value of leaders who understand the importance logistics adds to enterprise success.

Career examples include but are not limited to those shown in the following list. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions.

Career *Growth *Median Salary
* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).
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