​​​​​​​​​​​​​Program Description

As a logistics management graduate, you’ll see products through their life cycle, from manufacturing to distribution to delivery. You’ll make sure the movement of goods is effective and efficient. Logistics specialists impact nearly every industry, which means you’ll find yourself immersed in an exciting, fast-paced world. If you’re intrigued by how products go from an idea to a household item, logistics management may be right up your alley.​​

Put Your Degree to Work

​U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics sample data

JobMedian PayJob Growth through ​2022​
Logistician$72,780 per year22% (27,600 per year)
Cost estimator$58,860 per year26% (53,000 per year)

For More Information

Visit the College of Business Administration website or contact:

Business Student Services Center
Grawn Hall 105
Email: cba@cmich.edu
Phone: 989-774-3124

Program Overview

The course listings below are a representation of what this academic program requires. For a full review of this program in detail please see our official online academic bulletin AND consult with an academic advisor. This listing does not include the General Education courses required for all majors and may not include some program specific information, such as admissions, retention, and termination standards.

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Logistics Management Major

The Logistics Management major is designed to prepare CMU College of Business Administration students for a career in the field of logistics. Logistics Management is concerned with the effective and efficient movement and storage of products from raw material source through production to the consumer. Attention is focused on the integration and management of several areas including: transportation, inventory, warehousing, packaging and materials handling, logistics information and customer service. As managers of logistics, graduates will be responsible for providing customers with the right product at the right place at the right time at an acceptable price. Students who complete this major will find a growing number of job opportunities in the areas listed above.
Total: 36 semester hours
Additional Common Body of Knowledge in Business Administration Courses
(9 hours)
BUS 100
Essential Business Skills
3
BUS 300QR
Applied Business Statistics
3
MGT 499
Integrated Capstone-Strategic Management
3
Required Courses
(21 hours)
MGT 333
Purchasing Management
3
MKT 305
Buyer Behavior
3
MKT 330
Marketing Channels
3
MKT 431
Logistics Operations
3
MKT 432
Logistics Strategy
3
MKT 450
Marketing Research
3
MKT 465
Supply Chain Management
3
Electives
(6 hours)
Select two of the following:
ACC 321
Managerial Cost Accounting
3
BIS 423
Decision Support Systems & Business Intelligence
3
FIN 442
Intermediate Financial Management
3
GEO 317
Economic Geography
3
GEO 320
Population Geography
3
MGT 446
Industrial Relations
3
MKT 310
Marketing Communications
3
MKT 320
Retail Management
3
MKT 340
Personal Selling
3
MKT 490
Internship in Marketing/Logistics
3-6
MKT 555
Market and Sales Forecasting
3
MKT 560
International Marketing
3