Franklin University, a leading educator of working adults, is pleased to announce the addition of its new Logistics Management major to the Ross College of Business offerings beginning in Fall 2015.
Logistics professionals keep things moving. More than getting items from Point A to Point B, effective logistics planning improves company performance by ensuring that items reach their destination efficiently. Reducing time and unnecessary expense, and decreasing the carbon footprint of the supply chain are all part of an intricate puzzle you’ll master as part of the study of logistics.
With Franklin University’s transfer-friendly, degree completion Logistics Management major, students will gain the theoretical foundation and practical know-how to develop an efficient supply chain. By learning how to evaluate critical variables like distance, time and environmental factors, students become an asset in helping to get products to market.
Program curriculum provides current-thinking about supply chain growth, cost control, purchasing and inventory management. Students will become well acquainted with green policies and how to reduce fuel consumption and costs to help grow an efficient and responsible supply chain. Franklin’s Logistics Management students will develop their professional toolkit with solid skills in demand planning and forecasting, planning and procurement, supply chain optimization, strategic sourcing, transportation and logistics, as well as materials and inventory management.
Students can transfer up to 20 hours of prior-learning credit for certifications, licensures, on-the-job training, and previously earned college credits allowing them to get credit for what they already know so they can earn their degree faster and lower their tuition costs.
A sampling of careers are available to graduates of the Logistics Management major include logistics manager, warehouse manager, supply chain manager, inventory manager or scheduler.
For more information visit our Logistics Management - Bachelor of Science Degree page at http://www.franklin.edu/logistics-management-degree-program
Accredited, nonprofit and dedicated to educating adults since 1902, Franklin provides onsite course options at over 25 Midwest locations and is an innovator in providing personalized online education. The University offers applied in-demand undergraduate, master’s and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. The University also offers several academic programs internationally, including its top-ranked MBA, through agreements with partner institutions.
Franklin University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and holds specialized accreditations for specific academic programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.