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Degree Title

Bachelor of Business Administration

Apply by:

Nov. 15

To begin:

Jan. 07

Overview

Whether they are moving goods, products, supplies or information, logistics and supply chain management is critical to the success of global corporations. With our fully online Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, you'll be able to provide global organizations with a competitive edge through lean, efficient operations. This program prepares you to tackle business problems in the international marketplace and understand the complex world of logistics, supply chain and trade industries.

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You'll learn the critical skills and specialized knowledge to reduce inventory, warehouse, and transportation costs, streamline processes, improve the customer experience, and enhance profitability.

 

  • Why Apply?

    Our fully online BBA in Logistics and Supply Chain Management is part of FIU's Department of Marketing, ranked #7 nationally by Bloomberg Businessweek for its undergraduate programs. Our curriculum provides you with the marketable skills you need to succeed in this fast-growing field.

    You'll be introduced to the latest logistics technology applications and earn professional certifications, both key advantages that will enhance your career opportunities with local, national and international organizations. Our faculty members are recognized professors, researchers, Fortune 100 companies’ executives, and leaders of professional organizations, all of whom have valuable industry experience in global logistics, supply chain management, sales and marketing, consumer behavior and decision-making. And, through the Ryder Center for Supply Chain Management and the FIU Global Logistics Advisory Board, there are ample opportunities for internships that often lead to full-time employment. 

    Wages and Employment Trends for Logistics and Supply Chain Management Graduates

    Logistics management professionals manage, coordinate and transport products from raw materials to finished goods, and those with a bachelor's degree in the field are primed to step into nearly any industry. Demand for logistics professionals is growing rapidly as firms realize the benefits of increased profitability through improved efficiency. According to the U.S. Department of Labor – Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary for logisticians with a bachelor's degree is $72,780. Employment of logisticians is projected to grow 22 percent from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations. Employment growth will be driven by critical role logistics and supply chain management play in the transportation of goods in a global economy.

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  • Courses

    A total of 120 credit hours are required for the Bachelor of Business Administration in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Students must complete 60 credit hours of lower division course work (including the business pre-core courses) and 60 credit hours of upper division course work divided between business core courses and a combination of major courses and electives.


    Pre-Core Courses

    To smoothly progress to junior and senior level courses in the College of Business, you must complete all business pre-core requirements listed below with a minimum grade of “C” or higher (21 Credit Hours):

    • ACG 2021 Accounting for Decisions

    • ACG 3301 Accounting for Planning and Control

    • CGS 2100 Introduction to Microcomputer Applications for Business or CGS 2060 Introduction to Microcomputers

    • ECO 2013 Principles of Macroeconomics

    • ECO 2023 Principles of Microeconomics

    • STA 2023 Statistics for Business and Economics

    • MAC 2233 Calculus for Business


    Business Core Courses

    The Bachelor of Business Administration program requires students to complete the upper division business core courses listed below with a minimum grade of “C” or higher:

    • BUL 4310 Legal Environment of Business

    • ISM 3011 Introduction to Information Systems Management

    • COM 3150 Advanced Communication for Business

    • FIN 3403 Financial Management

    • MAN 3025 Organization and Management

    • MAN 4504 Operations Management or QMB 4680 Operations Analysis

    • MAN 4720 Strategic Management

    • MAR 3023 Introduction to Marketing

    • QMB 3200 Application of Quantitative Methods in Business


    Major Courses

    Students must complete 21 credit hours of 4000-level logistics and supply chain management course work, of which the following 18 credit-hours are required:

    • MAR 4144 Export Marketing

    • MAR 4203 Marketing Channels

    • TRA 4202 Logistics Technology

    • TRA 4203 Principles of Logistics

    • TRA 4214 Logistics Strategy

    • TRA 4721 Global Logistics

    Choose one of the following:

    • MAR 4404 Business-to-Business Sales & Marketing

    • MAR 4643 Decision Making & Negotiations


    Electives

    Four upper division business electives

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  • Requirements

    To ensure every student’s success, we have certain admissions requirements for each of our programs. To help you through the application process, our enrollment advisors are here to answer your questions and guide you every step of the way.


    FIU Admission Requirements

    Applications are accepted for Spring, Fall and Summer terms.


    Steps to Apply

    Freshman Students

     Please submit the following:

    • Online application

    • $30 application fee.

    • Official SAT or ACT scores.

    • Official high school transcripts.


    Transfer Students

     Please submit the following:

    • Online application

    • $30 application fee.

    • Official college transcripts.

    • If you have less than 60 transferable college credits, you must also submit official high school transcripts and SAT or ACT scores in addition to any transcripts from postsecondary schools to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.


    International Students

     In addition to the above requirements, international applicants should submit:

    • Official English Language Proficiency exam scores (TOEFL or IELTS).

    • NACES official course-by-course evaluation and translation of college transcripts.

    • If you have less than 60 transferrable college credits, you must also submit official high school transcripts with translation.


    Program Admission Requirements

    • Candidates must first be accepted into the university. Students admitted to Florida International University are admitted directly to their chosen major.
    • Program Completion Requirements

    A total of 120 credits are required to complete the fully online undergraduate degree.  Students must complete the University Core Curriculum, University requirements and Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs requirements while satisfying requirements toward their Spanish major and are expected to make good progress based on critical indicators, such as GPA in specific courses or credits earned. In cases where students are not making good progress, a change of major may be required. The Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs advisors work to redirect students to more appropriate majors when critical indicators are not met.  For specific course requirements, visit the Courses tab on this program page.


    Admission Documents

    To complete the online undergraduate programs admissions form, select your program from the application form. You may complete the online application and submit it, even before taking any entrance exams. All supporting admission documents may be sent to:

    
Florida International University
    
Office of Undergraduate Admissions

    P.O. Box 659003

    Miami, FL 33265-9003

    USA



    FIU also accepts transcripts electronically via:

    • Faster (All FL public institutions)

    • Naviance (Typically used by private high schools)

    • SMART/Joint Service Transcript – Military records

    *Meeting the university minimum requirements does not guarantee admission

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  • Tuition

    We’re thrilled that you’re considering online education and want you to know exactly what to expect for tuition and fees. Education is an investment in your future. Use the following student tuition and fees calculator to determine your costs.

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  • Top Faculty

    L. Craig Austin is an adjunct professor and a senior import/export  and logistics professional with more than fifteen years experience in all aspects of international logistics, CFS & Gateway operations, and supply chain logistics.  His expertise is in the area of logistics management in the areas of U.S. Customs, Supply Chain Logistics, Process Improvements, Operations Analysis, Staff Development Strategic Planning and Sales and Marketing.

    Charlie Jones’s educational background shows a combination of his doctorate in the Education/Business Information Systems area, his master’s degree with an emphasis in Management, and a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering.  These degrees, along with his extensive industry experience, have provided Dr. Jones with considerable experience in logistics and global supply chain management, international business, and process improvement.  These are all key areas for the teaching of logistics strategy.

    Ron Mesia is the Director, Ryder Center for Supply Chain Management.  He is an operations and business development executive with worldwide expertise in supply chain management, industrial engineering and international business. He has worked for over 30 years in Fortune 50 companies such as Federal Express, AeroThrust Corporation, Microsoft Corporation and Nortel Networks in various supply chain and industrial engineering executive positions. Dr. Mesia's expertise is in transportation, supply and demand, inventory management, logistics, warehousing, outsourcing service, contract management, and simulation modeling. His areas of research are inventory, distribution, and transportation optimization in Latin America.

    Carlos M. Parra is a Clinical Professor with seven years of experience in designing and executing corporate sustainability and business development strategies as well as in overseeing the continuous improvement of processes and metrics in the financial and manufacturing industries. As Head of Community Development for Citi in Latin America, worked to advance microfinance, sustainable supply chain finance and mobile banking solutions in the region. As KAIZEN leader for Komatsu Latin America Corp, he developed Key Performance Indicators that facilitated forecasting/planning decisions for reducing costs, enhancing delivery times and increasing profits.

    Nancy Rauseo is the R. Kirk Landon Teaching and Student Engagement Fellow in Undergraduate Education and Senior Lecturer.  She has received several teaching awards including the 2014 Professor of the Year, College of Business. Her twenty years of practical experience allow her to incorporate real-life scenarios into her teaching and consulting. She was the founder of AIM Performance Solutions, Inc., a management consulting firm, and has also held several senior management positions with insurance companies.  Before joining FIU full-time, she was Vice President for Sales & Marketing and Knowledge Management – Consumer Intelligence, for Assurant Group in Miami.

    Stephen M. Sarro worked more than thirty years as a Foreign Freight Forwarder and Customs House Broker in the ports of New York, Laredo, Brownsville, Miami, and Hartford.  He was involved in all aspects of moving cargo internationally by sea, air, truck, and rail and spent five years as the Export Promotion Officer for the Department of Commerce in Mexico City.  In addition to teaching Export Marketing and International Logistics at FIU for 12 years, he taught Export Management and Import Procedures at the University of Texas at Brownsville.  He holds a Master of International Management specialization in Import/Export Operations.

    Rafael Soltero is an Instructor who has developed and delivered executive training sessions for international companies. Professor Soltero brings 25+ years of progressive experience in product development, managing teams, B2B and consumer sales and marketing, including high-tech capital products and consumables. He has extensive Latin American and worldwide field experience in establishing new country sales and distribution networks. He served as Director of Latin America for the Digital Printing Business unit of Eastman Kodak for 7 years. He has served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for three different companies selling in America, Japan and Europe.

    Kimberly A. Taylor is Macy's Retailing Professorship Associate Professor.  Her research has been widely published in academic journals, and she is a frequent invited speaker for corporate executive development, conferences, and local and national media outlets. She is a member of the Society for Consumer Psychology, American Marketing Association, and other professional associations. She also works with student organizations and mentors students through the Women’s Center’s Mentoring Partnerships Project and MentorNet, an electronic mentoring project for women in the sciences, engineering, and business.

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Highlights

  • Fully online degree
  • Every online undergraduate student is paired with a success coach
  • Learn about how global growth is shifting to emerging markets
  • Program starts: Fall, Spring,Summer
  • Become part of an exceptional community and make the most of your education. Join the Honors College.