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BS in Operations Management with concentration in Logistics and Transportation

Students interested in learning more about supply chain management and processes may want to consider the Bachelor of Science in Operations Management with a concentration in Logistics and Transportation offered by Southern New Hampshire University. Read on to learn more about this fully online bachelor's degree program.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Science in Operations Management with a concentration in Logistics and Transportation

School Offering Program:

Southern New Hampshire University

Program Prerequisites:

Prospective students of the Bachelor of Science in Operations Management program with a concentration in Logistics and Transportation should have an interest in expanding their knowledge of logistical processes. All applicants to Southern New Hampshire University programs must have earned a high school diploma or equivalent.

Program Description:

The curriculum of Southern New Hampshire University's Bachelor of Science in Operations Management with concentration in Logistics and Transportation program is designed to help students understand the processes for producing and transporting goods and services. Core operations management courses can help students learn about sustainable operations and current tools, software, and analytical techniques used in this industry. The concentration courses emphasize the field and functions of logistics as well as provide an overview of the economics of the transportation industry. Students can also study reverse logistics and the design and management of supply chain. In addition, students also complete core business courses in subjects like accounting, finance, economics, human relations, and strategic management.

Learning Format:

Online

Financial Aid Available:

Federal financial aid is available to those who qualify, plus a 30 percent tuition discount for active-duty service members and their spouses. Contact the SNHU Financial Aid office to learn more about your financial aid options.

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Required Courses for a Bachelor of Science in Operations Management with concentration in Logistics and Transportation:

Required Major Courses

  • QSO 320: Management Science through Spreadsheets
  • QSO 325: Continuous Improvement Tools and Techniques
  • QSO 328: Sustainable Operations
  • QSO 330: Supply Chain Management
  • QSO 415: Trends in Operations Management
  • QSO 489: Capstone in Operations Management
  • Students select one of the following:
    • QSO 340: Project Management
    • QSO 345: Project Management for CAPM Certification

Logistics and Transportation Courses

  • QSO 322: Logistics Management
  • QSO 425: Reverse Logistics
  • QSO 450: Transportation Management
  • QSO 455: Integrated Supply Chain Management

General Education Courses

  • 12 credits of Foundation Area courses
  • 24 credits of Exploration Area courses
  • 9 credits of Integration Area courses

(Note: Students must take ECO 201, ECO 202, and MAT 240 as part of their General Education Courses.)

Business Core Courses

  • ACC 201: Financial Accounting
  • ACC 202: Managerial Accounting
  • BUS 206: Business Law I
  • FIN 320: Principles of Finance
  • INT 113: Introduction to International Business
  • IT 210: Business Systems Analysis and Design
  • MKT 113: Introduction to Marketing
  • OL 125: Human Relations in Administration
  • OL 421: Strategic Management and Policy
  • QSO 300: Operations Management

Free Electives

  • 12 credits of free elective courses

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Once they have completed this logistics and transportation bachelor's degree program, SNHU graduates may decide to continue their studies through a graduate degree program. A master's degree could be important for those interested in pursuing leadership or executive positions. Some master's degree programs could offer internships or hands-on training experiences that might help students prepare for career advancement. Some potential master's degree programs include:

  • Master of Business Administration - Operations & Supply Chain Management
  • Master of Science in Operations & Project Management
  • Master of Science in Supply Chain Management
  • Master of Science in Logistics and Transportation Management

Career Paths:

Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Operations Management with concentration in Logistics and Transportation program from SNHU could have the training and skills necessary to seek entry-level positions in a variety of businesses and manufacturing companies. They could seek positions in the transportation, warehousing, scientific and technical services, and professional services industries, as well as with the military or government.