Logistics Management Concentration

Why Study Logistics Management

Logistics management is the backbone of all distribution systems for goods and services. Logistics is an increasingly important topic in today’s global economy. Job recruiters will be looking for candidates who have the knowledge and the practical experience to tackle the difficult problems of international procurement. An undergraduate logistics degree from Ship can help you find a career path in the private and government sectors.

Why Study Logistics Management at Ship

Students earning their Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Supply Chain Management at Shippensburg University can specialize their degree with a concentration in Logistics Management. Logistics management is the second largest employment sector in the United States and offers excellent salaries, opens doors, and provides advancement opportunities to the prospective manager in countries around the world.

Ship has a well-established Business Internship Program that provides opportunities for on-the-job experience while gaining college credits. Students earn one full credit hour to every equivalent of a 40-hour workweek they finish. Students can receive a maximum of nine credits.

These internship opportunities include family businesses, franchises, small businesses, and corporations where there is a need for entrepreneurial-minded individuals. Internships often turn into job offers, according to post-graduate surveys of Ship business students.

The SHIP Career Connection online job bank contains listings for both full- and part-time internship opportunities at some of PA’s leading employers. Students can also arrange their own internship by attending job fairs, networking with friends and family in the business world, or applying to federal and state programs. Internships must be approved by both the department chair and the internship director.

    Career Opportunities and Salary Estimates

    Career paths in Logistics Management start with general entry level positions such as logistics analyst, transportation supervisor, and inbound materials scheduler and can lead to upper-level management positions in areas such as corporate logistics or materials managers, business development or operations site manager, and vice president positions in logistics, or operations and manufacturing.

    The salary range for logistics management jobs in PA is $46,000 – $71,000.