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Transportation, Logistics, and Cargo Security (certificate)

Official Title of Certificate: Transportation, Logistics, and Cargo Security, Certificate

Award: Certificate


Total Credit Hours: 18 

About the Business Management Department

Purpose: This certificate will prepare students for entry-level employment in the growing transportation and logistics industry and enhance the knowledge and skills of existing industry employees.

Employment Information: The range of occupations within the various sectors of the transportation industry include air, sea, ground, rail, warehousing and distribution. The minimum hiring age varies between 18 and 21, depending on the employer. The majority of jobs in this industry require drug testing and criminal background checks. Students are advised to consider these industry requirements before applying to the program.

Online Degrees and Credit Certificates

This program can be completed fully online. Some online courses may require proctored exams or on-campus assessments at a testing center.

Statewide Tuition Reduction Program

This program of study is designated a Statewide Tuition Reduction Program. This means that some residents of Maryland (refer to the Tuition, Fees and Payments  section of this catalog) enrolled in this program of study by the first day of the term may be eligible for in-county tuition rates for courses required for program completion. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm that this program still maintains a Statewide Program status before enrolling. Please refer to the college’s Accounts Receivable Office to confirm this designation.

Certificate Graduation Requirements

To graduate with a certificate, students must have demonstrated eligibility for ENG 101  or ENG 101A . Refer to Academic Regulations on Graduation Requirements .

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Analyze information and process it to a rational conclusion.
  • Present case analyses reports in a cohesive and convincing manner.
  • Understand the global nature of the world’s transportation systems.
  • Understand and identify documents that are generally used in the transportation of materials process.
  • Apply moral and ethical standards to sensitive homeland security issues.

This program aligns with the college’s core competencies.

Related Offerings

Students may wish to also review requirements for the related majors or programs linked below.

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