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What Can You Do With A Major In Transportation and Logistics?

The Transportation and Logistics degree focuses on the movement of people, materials and equipment from one place to another. The logistics required for the numerous methods of transportation in an industrialized society. Students may elect to specialize in such transportation areas as trucking, automobiles, busing, railroad transportation, waterways, construction and machine operating, industrial machine operating, aircraft etc.

Some Related Career Titles

Entry Level Jobs

  • Import/Export Analyst
  • Inventory Control Manager
  • Marketing Analyst
  • Logistic Coordinator

2 Years Minimum Experience Needed Positions and/or Master Degree

  • Distribution Center Manager
  • International Logistic Manager
  • Production Planning Analyst
  • Purchasing Analyst
  • Transportation Manager

Career Directions

Typical Employers/Work Settings

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Beginning Salary Range

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National Average: Entry Level with a Bachelor's Degree: $33,000- From the Spring 2008 NACE Salary Survey (National Association of Colleges and Employers) Note: starting salaries directly correlate with level of each student's GPA, Internship Experience and professionalism.

 

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Skills Needed For This Career

Professional Associations

Professional Associations are important to explore because many offer student memberships and can give you access to other professionals and their experiences, research, convention or workshop opportunities, professional development and most importantly job databases.

Job Search Information

National Organizations or Databases

Graduate Schools

Applying To Graduate and Professional Schools

UNF Academic Program

The Coggin College of Business at the University of North Florida offers a Bachelor of Business Administration in Transportation and Logistics.

Action Plan

  • Conduct an informational interview and/or shadow a professional in this field
  • Develop leadership skills by participating in on-campus activities (RA, Student Government, Presidential Envoy, Peer Advisor, etc. )
  • Join a professional association for this career field
  • Look to get internship experience in your junior and senior years