Logistics | Business

The Mid-Plains Community College Associate of Applied Science in Business with an emphasis in Logistics option is designed to prepare you to manage and coordinate all logistical functions in an enterprise.

Logistics includes instruction in acquisitions and purchasing, inventory control, storage and handling, just-in-time manufacturing,

logistics planning, shipping and delivery management, transportation, quality control, resource estimation and allocation, and

budgeting. Graduates will have the required foundation in procurement and logistics to manage the flow of materials through the

supply chain in a local, regional, or global marketplace.


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​​If you enjoy analytical and critical thinking and working with people, then an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Logistics and Material Management may be for you.

The Mid-Plains Community College Associate of Applied Science in Business with an emphasis in Logistics/Materials Management option is designed to prepare you to manage and coordinate all logistical functions in an enterprise. Logistics includes instruction in acquisitions and purchasing, inventory control, storage and handling, just-in-time manufacturing, logistics planning, shipping and delivery management, transportation, quality control, resource estimation and allocation, and budgeting. Graduates will have the required foundation in procurement and logistics to manage the flow of materials through the supply chain in a local, regional, or global marketplace. The Supply Chain Management Degree also provides the necessary fundamentals in business concepts and interpersonal skills to succeed in the job market, including critical thinking and analysis, leadership, effective listening, team membership, and communication skills.

Our outstanding faculty members will provide you with comprehensive education and training in logistics and supply chain management that will prepare you to be part of the workforce that keeps the global economy moving. During the final semester, students will experience practical on-the-job training (OJT) to practice, reinforce, and review program competencies. Graduates will have the required foundation in logistics and materials management in the local, regional or global marketplace. All required courses of the Logistics Degree must be completed, including a minimum of 12 semester hours of general education courses.

Career Opportunities for Logistics

Employment opportunities with this degree may include the following:
  • Logisticians
  • Transportation managers
  • Storage and distribution managers
  • Cargo and freight clerks
  • Shipping
  • Receiving
  • Traffic clerks
  • Operations research analysts
  • Dispatcher
  • Freight operator
  • Transportation sales executive
  • Warehouse manager
  • Operation supervisor

Logistics Certificate

A Logistics Certificate always helps you to be more attractive in the job market. You can attain a Logistics Certificate through Mid-Plains Community College by taking the required courses. Please contact us for a list of the classes.