The Transportation, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management (TLSCM) at Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) is taught in the heart of Puget Sound. Located just outside of Seattle in Kirkland, WA, LWTech offers classes that fit your life. If you are interested in pursuing a career in a high-demand area of business management, then Transportation, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management is for you!
Students in the Transportation, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management program can earn a Bachelor of Applied Science in Transportation, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management (BASTLSCM) and a Certificate of Completion in Business Management.
The Transportation, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management is all about the business of moving and storing goods around the country and around the world. The transportation industry includes positions such as business analysts, transportation managers, warehouse/distribution center managers, logisticians, operations managers, supply chain planners, and procurement specialist to name the least.
Recently rated as the #11 Best Affordable Supply Chain Management program by University HQ, entry-level positions start in salary ranges of $40k to $60K. The employment sector includes state and local governments, federal agencies, and private companies in the Seattle area, such as Boeing, FedEx, UPS, Costco, Nordstrom, Amazon, PACCAR, Alaska Airlines, Walmart, and Burlington Northern, and Santa Fe Railway.
The Business Management certificate provides skills in business management basics such as accounting, finance, marketing, economics, management, and business law. The certificate of completion equips students with experience for increased responsibility in business management jobs such as restaurant manager, marketing coordinator, business analyst, general/operations manager, and small business owner.
The primary purpose of the program is to provide students with the expertise they need to become effective and professional managers in private or public agencies involved with transportation, logistics and supply chain.
To be the program of choice for supply chain education.
Classes are offered on our Kirkland, WA campus.Transportation, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management classes are designed for the working professional with most courses offered as hybrids, with a single meeting per week. The BASTLSCM degree typically takes two years of full-time study to complete. Classes are taught by senior industry managers, many of whom are military veterans.
Lake Washington Institute of Technology does not offer every course each quarter. It is the student's responsibility to consult the Class Schedule and work out an individual schedule with an advisor or counselor. Any developmental coursework a student might be required to complete may increase the program length.
The BASTLSCM cohorts are selected on a competitive basis. Interested students will need to fill out an application for acceptance into the BASTLSCM program. Application deadlines and qualification requirements are unique to this program.
At LWTech, we welcome all students as an open enrollment college and we are committed to your inclusion at the college. The BAS TLSCM program of study leads to an industry or specific employers that may not hire individuals with certain types of convictions. Examples of convictions that could prevent your employment are DUI. Please know LWTech is committed to your inclusion at the college and you can talk with an advisor about alternative options that may be similar to this program.
Admission each quarter is dependent on a space available basis.
If you have not already taken classes at Lake Washington Institute of Technology, you must fill out the online admissions application to receive a Student ID number and an LWTech issued email address. You will not be able to fill out the BAS application without completing this step.
Completion of requirements for an Associate degree or equivalent from a regionally accredited institution in an appropriate transportation, business administration, management, or operations-related program or its equivalent with an overall minimum 2.0 GPA in all coursework.
Admission to the program may occur when any 15 credits of the following can be documented:
5 college-level credits in each: English Composition, Quantitative Reasoning, Social
Science, and Humanities.
10 credits must have been earned in Natural Sciences, with 5 of those in a lab science course, all with a minimum grade of 2.0 in each course.
This program includes a “Bridge” quarter, such that remaining prerequisites defined above may be taken post program admittance, but prior to admittance to the junior year of the program. The bridge may consist of 0-30 credits.
More information is available in the College Catalog.
Fall, Winter, Spring
Application submitted after December 17, 2021 will be automatically considered for Spring quarter start.
To apply for the BAS degree, you must create a Self Service Center account. You may preview the BAS application by downloading a PDF of the first page.
For questions about specific program content or courses, please email Albert Ames, the Program Director.
These helpful sessions present an overview of the program and explain the admission process. Each information session lasts approximately one hour.
No RSVP is needed. Attendance is highly recommended for all applicants.
Thursday, October 27, 2022
5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
LWTech’s Economic Recovery Community Consortium is connecting students to industry and industry to our students. COVID-19 has been devastating to families and businesses across Washington state, almost immediately impacting our state’s economy.
Avg. WA State Salary $119,203/yr
People Employed in WA 5,465
Avg. Wage in King County $60.66/hr
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