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This certificate provides students with specialized knowledge in the content area of the intermodal movement of freight. The course offerings address the technical skills, procedures, processes, and occupation-specific skills affecting transport and logistics.

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Program Details

All credits earned can be applied toward the School of Aviation's associate's degree in Transportation and Logistics. The AA degree pathway program is designed to prepare students to transfer to four-year institutions by providing them with the necessary general education credits and elective courses.

Earning an Associate of Arts (AA) degree at MDC guarantees admission into one of the state's 11 universities where students can complete a four-year Bachelor's degree. An advisor will work with students to determine which elective courses will lay the best foundation for a selected major and continued studies in the field.

Topics studied in this certificate program include:

  • Air Cargo  
  • Rail Freight Operations
  • Trucking Operations
  • Transportation and Logistics

Career Prospects

Studies in this field prepare students for careers in a number of areas such as:

  • Cargo and Freight Agent
  • Freight Forwarder
  • Shipping, Receiving and Traffic Clerk

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