Transportation, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management

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The Bachelor of Applied Science in Transportation, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management (BASTLSCM) 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!

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. Entry level positions start in salary ranges of $40k to $60K in state and local governments, federal agencies and private companies in the Seattle area and beyond, such as, Boeing, FedEx, Costco, WalMart, Amazon, Alaska Airlines, and Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway.

Program Mission

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. 

Vision

To be the program of choice for supply chain education.

Goals

Provide

  • Specialized knowledge of carrier/transportation management, business logistics, supply chain, transportation economics, and public policy in transportation and supply chain.
  • Sound background in finance, accounting, marketing, operations management, and business policy/strategic management.
  • Excellent training in computer and quantitative methods.
  • Effective training in critical thinking, interpersonal skills, and negotiating ability.

 

Program Highlights

  • Classes are designed for the working professional with most courses offered in the evening as hybrids (online and face-to face), with a single meeting per week.
  • Degree typically takes two years of full-time study to complete. Classes are taught by senior industry managers, many of whom are military veterans.
  • Aligned with SOC codes, allowing students to gain college credits for prior military experience.
  • Connections to professional organizations including the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, Transportation Club of Seattle, and the Warehousing Education and Research Council.
  • Scenario designs and software applications address supply chain problems and financial considerations that affect global trade.

Career Opportunities

Classes to Fit Your Life

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.

Class Schedule

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.

All classes will be online during Fall 2020.

2020  Fall Quarter Schedule

All classes will be online during Summer 2020.

2020 Summer Quarter Schedule

Admission Requirements

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.

Bachelor of Applied Science in Transportation, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management

For further program admissions information, application requirements and program cost questions, email Simon Bahta, Student Success Navigator.

For questions about specific program content or courses, please email Albert Ames, the Program Director.

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