Our world is a constant flow of supply and demand, with unprecedented opportunities for logistics and supply chain professionals. The skills gap that companies are experiencing today is only expected to increase in the years ahead. Students in Embry-Riddle’s Associate in Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management program are actively taking the first step in their educational career to be able to take advantage of these trends. Embry-Riddle Logistics and Supply Chain Management graduates are in great demand around the corner and around the world. Any industry that is impacted by manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, transportation, and/or inventory management, is in great need of logisticians and supply chain professionals.
The Institute for Supply Chain Management reports starting salaries in the $55,000 - $65,000 range.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimates a 22% growth rate in logistics and supply chain job openings through 2022.
The top five industries employing logisticians are the federal government, aerospace product and parts manufacturing, transportation equipment manufacturing, general manufacturing, and professional, scientific and technical services. (Source: BLS, May 2012)
The A.S. in Logistics and Supply Chain Management program at ERAU’s Worldwide & Online Campus is designed to produce graduates who are qualified to enter or continue to work in the logistics and supply chain management field. Graduates have the opportunity to go on to pursue the Bachelor of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management or to seek employment in diverse fields such as air cargo, parcel delivery, warehousing, distribution, transportation, manufacturing, and retail.
As part of the Worldwide & Online Campus experience, students can take their first step toward a career in the aeronautics industry with the freedom to take classes conveniently at one of ERAU’s many international campuses, or even at their own home.
The curriculum is closely mapped to the needs and demands of the aviation/aerospace industry and to general education guidelines, so students are prepared for success in any industry — not just aviation.
Globalization is affecting almost every aspect of the world's economy and as a result the demand for qualified logistics and supply chain professionals is higher than ever. The Associate in Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management is designed to produce graduates who are qualified to enter or continue to work in the logistics and supply chain management career field. This degree program offers students the opportunity to pursue the Bachelor of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management and by the same token, it provides a foundation for supervising or managing the procurement, maintenance, and transportation of material, personnel, equipment, and facilities. Graduates are prepared for opportunities in diverse fields such as air cargo, parcel delivery, warehousing, distribution, transportation, manufacturing, and retail business.
|Embry-Riddle courses in the general education categories of Communication Theory and Skills, Humanities, and Social Sciences may be chosen from those listed below, assuming prerequisites are met. Courses from other institutions are acceptable if they fall into these broad categories and are at the level specified.|
|Communication Theory and Skills|
|ENGL 123||English Composition||3|
|HUMN 330||Values and Ethics||3|
|Humanities elective (lower or upper level)||3|
|Physical and Life Science lower-level elective|
& MATH 112
|College Mathematics for Aviation I|
and College Mathematics for Aviation II
|or MATH 320||Decision Mathematics|
|CSCI 109||Introduction to Computers and Applications||3|
|Undergraduate Business Core|
|MATH 211||Statistics with Aviation Applications||3|
|or MATH 222||Business Statistics|
|MGMT 201||Principles of Management||3|
|MGMT 221||Introduction to Management Information Systems||3|
|RSCH 202||Introduction to Research Methods||3|
|Logistics and Supply Chain Management Core|
|LGMT 236||Principles of Purchasing||3|
|TRAN 274||Transportation Science||3|
|Technical Transfer Credit or COB Electives||6|
|If technical transfer credit is not applicable, the 6 credit hours may ONLY be used toward College of Business (COB) 200 level courses.|
|Total Degree Requirements||60|
Minnesota student residents refer to State of Minnesota Course Requirement statement for Humanities requirements.
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With his methodical nature coupled with a deep curiosity about the world around him, Joe Bushnell is perfectly suited for a career in logistics—though he didn’t always know it himself.