Online Bachelor of Arts in Business (Global Logistics Management)

Goods and services cross international borders every day, making logistics a growing field for businesses engaging in global trade. Because of this, there is a growing demand for skills learned in this program. Earning a bachelor's degree in global logistics management will prepare you to design effective solutions for the future.

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Next start date: 06/30/2021


Total classes: 41

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 120

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What is global logistics?

Global logistics involves managing the transportation of international goods, from consumer electronics to health care items. Global logistics management professionals are responsible for problem-solving challenges related to supply and demand while leading business operations in distribution and shipping, a critical element for international companies. Global logistics professionals are also responsible for rethinking how your organization leverages partnerships to meet customer needs.

Why earn a logistics degree?

 

According to PricewaterhouseCoopers, global trade in goods and services will likely increase to $27 trillion by 2030. This field will expand along with the growth of international trade, benefiting those with a degree in logistics management.

Professionals in global logistics management are central to the success of their companies. It’s important not to underestimate the value of logistics in business. In fact, several CEOs of highly successful companies including Apple and Walmart held positions in logistics at the very same institutions.

What skills and experience will I earn in a global logistics program?

 

Earning your logistics degree online allows you to develop skills in strategic thinking, analysis, communication and leadership. You’ll focus on rethinking business processes and 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. These topics will prepare you for future work in the field.

Global logistics management courses

To earn a degree in logistics, you’ll complete a variety of business and specialized courses in global logistics management. Foundational topics in business include statistics, accounting and organizational leadership. Areas tailored to logistics range from procurement to analytics. Featured courses include:


SCM 300: Global Supply Operations


SCM 314: Analytics for Logistics


SCM 344: Applied Logistics Management


SCM 354: Procurement of Services


SCM 385: Business and Sustainability I


SCM 445: Advanced Logistics Management


What can I do with a logistics degree?

After completing your logistics degree online, you’ll have the expertise needed to work in management, analysis, freight forwarding and more. Other potential careers in the business world include communications and leadership roles. You may choose to work in private, nonprofit or governmental sectors. Career examples include, but are not limited to:

Distribution Center Manager


Growth: 6.7 %
Salary: $92,460

Freight Agent


Growth: 10.4 %
Salary: $41,820

Freight Forwarder


Growth: 10.4 %
Salary: $41,820

General Manager (GM)


Growth: 9.1 %
Salary: $100,410

Logistics Analyst


Growth: 6.9 %
Salary: $74,590

Operations Manager


Growth: 6.9 %
Salary: $74,590

Purchasing Manager


Growth: 5.5 %
Salary: $115,760

Supply Chain Manager


Growth: 6.7 %
Salary: $92,460

Transportation Planner


Growth: 6.5 %
Salary: $79,370

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:

  • Nobel laureate.
  • 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:

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

Global logistics management admission requirements

General admission requirements

Freshman additional requirements

Transfer additional requirements

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still gain admission to 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 the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still gain admission to 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 the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

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