According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Transportation & Logistics operations is the second largest employment sector in the United States. The fluidity of integration in the field of Transportation & Logistics has expanded to include air, rail, sea, and truck transport.
As multinational corporations, governmental, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have expanded supply chain networks into an international industry, Transportation & Logistics management has become essential to the economic stability of this country. Every year, billions of dollars of cargo move through ports and corridors in South Florida – the gateway to the Americas. This rapidly growing industry is looking to hire those who have the knowledge and skills necessary to increase efficiency and output of product.
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Students will focus on transportation logistics and management. They will learn to engineer solutions to operational problems while developing the analytical skills needed to excel in this fast-paced environment. Students can choose to work domestically or internationally for governmental agencies, global carriers, and private or public sector organizations.
Note: All credits acquired in MDC's certificate programs for Intermodal Freight and International Freight can be used toward the associate's degree in Transportation & Logistics.
Graduates of this program may be employed in a number of positions including: