Online Bachelor of Arts in Business – Global Logistics Management

Arizona State University’s Bachelor of Arts in business with a concentration in global logistics management prepares you to design solutions for the future of global trade. In this program, you’ll cover topics such as analytics for logistics, global supply operations and sustainability in business. As the demand for international trade continues to grow, so does the need for professionals trained in this area of expertise.

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Quick facts

Next start date:

Next start date: 07/01/2024


Total classes:

Total classes: 41

Weeks per class:

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours:

Total credit hours: 120

Degree questions, answered

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What is global logistics?

Global logistics involves managing the transportation of many international goods ranging from consumer electronics to health care essentials. Since goods and services cross international borders every day, logistics continues to remain a growing field for businesses engaging in global trade.

In this field, you’ll focus on leading business operations and solving supply and demand challenges such as distribution and shipping. You’ll also be responsible for rethinking how organizations leverage partnerships across international companies to meet the consumers needs. These responsibilities and the value of logistics are essential to the overall success of a business model.

The skills you’ll develop in this program

Earning a business degree with a concentration in global logistics management allows you to develop skills in strategic thinking, analysis, communication and leadership. You’ll focus on rethinking business processes by creating solutions for new and existing challenges. Although this degree primarily focuses on global trade and transportation, you’ll also study a range of business applications. Gaining specialized knowledge in these topics will prepare you to work in business, logistics and related fields.

Will my diploma say ‘online’?

No, Arizona State University’s diplomas don’t specify whether you earn your degree online or in person. All diplomas and transcripts simply say “Arizona State University.”

Global logistics management courses

The curriculum for this program includes a variety of general business courses as well as specialized classes in logistics, management and global business. Core courses cover topics such as statistics, accounting and organizational leadership. Courses tailored to global logistics management range from procurement to analytics.


The global logistics jobs you’ll be prepared for

In this business program, you’ll gain the skills and knowledge needed to work in management, analysis, communications or freight forwarding. Upon graduation, you’ll be well prepared for roles of leadership across various sectors such as nonprofits, government sectors or private businesses. Career paths include, but are not limited to:

Distribution Center Manager


Growth: 8.2 %
Salary: $98,560

Freight Agent


Growth: 9.7 %
Salary: $46,860

Freight Forwarder


Growth: 9.7 %
Salary: $46,860

General Manager (GM)


Growth: 4.2 %
Salary: $98,100

Logistics Analyst


Growth: 18.3 %
Salary: $77,520

Operations Manager


Growth: 18.3 %
Salary: $77,520

Purchasing Manager


Growth: 4.4 %
Salary: $131,350

Supply Chain Manager


Growth: 8.2 %
Salary: $98,560

Transportation Planner


Growth: 1.7 %
Salary: $88,900

International perspectives foster excellence in global logistics management

Faculty at the W. P. Carey School of Business are passionate about innovative research and impact. Our school fosters an environment of global thinking, with a cohort of award-winning faculty from six continents and a student body that represents more than 100 countries. Faculty accolades include:

  • National Academy of Sciences members.
  • Renowned journal publications.
  • Speakers at national conferences.

International perspectives foster excellence in global logistics management

Faculty at the W. P. Carey School of Business are passionate about innovative research and impact. Our school fosters an environment of global thinking, with a cohort of award-winning faculty from six continents and a student body that represents more than 100 countries. Faculty accolades include:

  • National Academy of Sciences members.
  • Renowned journal publications.
  • Speakers at national conferences.

How to apply

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still gain general admission to most online programs at ASU through Earned Admission. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if Earned Admission is right for you.

*Some programs may have higher admission requirements. You must meet all program requirements to be admitted.

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still gain general admission to most online programs at ASU through Earned Admission. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if Earned Admission is right for you.

*Some programs may have higher admission requirements. You must meet all program requirements to be admitted.

A top business school where future leaders can excel

The W. P. Carey School of Business is one of the top business schools in the country. Our AACSB-accredited business school is committed to delivering excellent quality and great value. Our peer-reviewed U.S. News & World Report rankings reflect our commitment to academics, groundbreaking research and positive student outcomes

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Tuition calculator

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Tuition calculator

Use our calculator to estimate your full-time or part-time tuition fees for this program prior to any financial aid. Keep in mind that most of our students receive financial aid, which can reduce out-of-pocket costs. Learn more.

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