Master of Arts in Transportation and Logistics Management
The Master in Arts in Transportation and Logistics Management (TLM) is designed for serving military transportation logisticians, transportation personnel, or related specialists; government or corporate civilians involved in the transportation industry on a local, regional, national, or global scale; and students interested in joining the transportation industry but lack professional expertise in the field. This degree program provides individuals with advanced knowledge of the world of logistics from an industry-based perspective. Individuals completing this degree program will integrate theory, strategy, economic principles, and best practices of TLM to practical and real-world scenarios and activities. This degree program is versatile and relevant to the ever-changing industry needs of companies utilizing TLM.
Degree Program Objectives
In addition to the institutional and degree level learning outcomes objectives, this degree also seeks the following specific learning outcomes of its graduates. Graduates in this degree program will be able to:
- Apply economic principles to evaluate the performance of a transportation system.
- Analyze the history, pattern, and impact of laws and regulation on the various modes of transportation in the United States.
- Evaluate the importance of transportation at the organizational and national levels.
- Examine global transportation issues including systems, documentation, providers, and challenges in international transportation.
- Contrast and compare buyer/seller relationships, third-party relationships, negotiations, bidding, contracts, and the challenges of relationship management in transportation.