Keiser University, located at Southpoint off Interstate 95 in Jacksonville, began offering its Business degree in Transportation and Logistics in 2014. The first cohort of students will graduate in 2018. Logistics specialists are concerned with making sure goods are delivered safely, efficiently, and on time on a consistent basis.
It may sound simple enough, but in the business world, logistics is actually a complex process that requires a broad range of skills and abilities to coordinate and time a highly detailed chain of events. Logisticians evaluate, plan and coordinate a company’s entire supply chain, overseeing a product’s life cycle from acquisition through distribution and delivery.
Keiser University’s Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Transportation and Logistics prepares graduates to succeed in the rapidly evolving world of business logistics and transportation. Designed to provide a well-rounded business education, coursework includes key content areas like management, marketing, finance, accounting, economics and law as well as skill building in decision-making, ethics and communications. Students will also gain the knowledge and skills needed to oversee and coordinate organizational supply chains.
As the Western Hemisphere’s commercial gateway, Florida’s logistics and distribution industry provides a variety of career opportunities. Graduates of the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Transportation and Logistics may pursue entry-level positions including:
- Logistics Specialist
- Supply Chain Manager
- Transportation Manage
- Reverse Logistics Manager
- Inventory Control Specialist
- Medical Supply Technician
- Shipment Coordinator