Business & Management - Operations and Logistics
Oftentimes, the most difficult part of running a business isn't producing a good or finding a market, but delivering that good to your market in an efficient, cost-effective manner. If you have superior organization, communication, and leadership skills, a strong work ethic, and want a career that is challengingand rewarding, a degree in Operations and Logistics could be the perfect fit for you.
Types of Degrees
Operations and Logistics students typically pursue an associate degree (2 years) or bachelor's degree (4 years) in supply chain management or business. In this field, a bachelor's degree will give you a leg up on the competition and can lead to analyst, consultancy, management, and administrative positions.
A high school diploma or equivalent is required, with a strong academic background helping applicants obtain acceptance into their desired school. Each school has its own specific requirements, making it important for you to explore several options before settling on a particular school.
Career Opportunities After Earning An Operations and Logistics Degree
The range of career opportunities available to someone with a degree in Operations and Logistics include:
- Operations Research Analyst
- Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Manager
- Information based on national data, not school-specific information. Conditions in your area may vary.
Post Graduate Salary Information
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary for Logisticians was $74,750 in 2019 (1) while Operations Research Analysts earned a median salary of $84,810 in 2019. (2)
Note that the average salary varies widely not only depending on career chosen, but on geographical location and employer. Conditions in your area may vary.
Careers associated with these educational opportunities often require additional degrees and certifications not offered as part of the educational opportunities presented by this website.
Information based on national data, not school-specific information. Conditions in your area may vary.