Business Administration/Logistics Management

  • Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
  • AAS Day Program: 5 semesters, including 1 summer term
  • AAS Online Program: 5 semesters, including 1 summer term
  • Admission Cycle: Every semester
  • Maximum Number Admitted Annually: Open

Career Description

Logistics Management prepares students for careers in supply chain management through the study of the flow of materials from raw materials to finished product.

Careers Available

Planner, shipping/receiving clerk, transportation coordinator, distribution supervisor, inventory manager, logistics analyst, warehouse supervisor, supply chain analyst, buyer/purchasing agent, customer service manager, import/export manager, purchasing manager, and supply chain manager.

Entry-Level Salary

  • $25,000 – $30,000/yr.

Course of Study

Course work includes logistics, accounting, economics, computer applications, business law, management, international business, general education courses and international and domestic movement of goods from the raw materials source(s) through production and ultimately the consumer. Courses in transportation, warehousing, inventory control, materials handling, computerization and federal transportation and OSHA regulations are emphasized.

Recommended Courses and Skills

Strong math background (high school algebra strongly recommended), negotiation skills, strong written and verbal skills and leadership and teamwork skills.

Helpful Personal Attributes

Analytical and critical thinking skills, strong communication and interpersonal skills and adaptability to various work environments.

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the Business Administration/Logistics Management Program, contact Rick Yokeley, Program Coordinator, at 336.734.7915 or ryokeley@forsythtech.edu.