Logistics and Supply Chain Management
What is the logistics program?
Logistics is the movement of supplies, material, and people from one place to another to satisfy a corporate and consumer requirement. It includes inventory management, quality control, purchasing, operations management, and much more. All businesses rely on logistics professionals to keep their inventory moving.
Logistics and Supply Chain Management is one of the 50 fastest growing career fields, according to the U.S. News and World Report. With Palo Alto College's 60-hour degree plan and three certificates, you could be on your way to one of the most rewarding and stable careers in the world.
The program covers the foundational areas of logistics and supply chain and develops students' ability to think critically and solve real-world problems. Students learn negotiation tactics and receive exposure to supply chain analytics, both desirable skills for employers.
In 2022 Palo Alto College’s Logistics and Supply Chain Management was recognized as the 3rd ranked program in the nation by Intelligent.com with a totally online associate degree program.
Logistics Careers & Employment
Transportation – Traffic or Freight Manager, Dispatch Supervisor, or Load Planners, Rail Operations & Planning Specialist Route Managers
Warehousing/Distribution – Supervisor Warehouse Combo, Inventory Specialist, Warehouse Supervisor, Dock Coordinator, Materials Manager
Manufacturing – Production Manager, Operations Supervisor or Logistics Engineer, Operations Manager, Quality Assurance Technician
Purchasing – Buyer Expediter, Customer Service Supervisor, Entry-Level Buyer
Why get a degree in Logistics?
Jobs are available at every educational level, and a degree or certificate can often make a difference in securing that next great opportunity. Individuals with a college degree can earn over $60,000 per year, and Senior-level logistics managers can earn over $700,000 per year.
Erica Borrego, San Antonio Food Bank
Nicholas Wingerter, Truck Safety #1
Paul Easley, Southwest Research
Lisa Andrade Gonima, Del Rey Express
Ric Coons, Health Trust
Joe Wright, Continental Corporation
Johnny Bartelle, University Health Science Center
Diana Corteras, Dollar General
Andrea Alfaro, NuStar Energy
Cynthia Johnson, Wal-Mart Distribution Center
Maria D. Garcia, CPS Energy
Chester Teel, US Department of the Air Force
Roxana Vargas, C.H. Robinson
One or more of these programs are approved Ready to Work programs. Find out if you’re eligible to receive free tuition and job placement services that will enable you to secure an in-demand career. Don’t wait; apply today!