Operations and Logistics Management

Operations and logistics management is a field receiving a lot of buzz in the business world. Many companies need qualified professionals to handle their operations efficiently to get the job done. Your experience in the military will lend itself nicely to a degree in this field, as operations and logistics play a key role in our armed forces. There is even a greater selection of online degrees in logistics and operations from schools like Purdue University and Liberty University.

My Degree and What It’s Good For

Many industries need qualified professionals with experience in logistics and operations management. As we’ve pointed out before, many military servicemembers have experience in handling complex operations and diverse teams. Your military experience and a degree in operations and logistics management will prepare you assume a variety of different roles, some of which may include:

  • Cost Estimators
  • Industrial Engineering Technicians
  • Industrial Engineers
  • Industrial Production Managers
  • Management Analysts
  • Operations Research Analysts
  • Quality Control Inspectors

My Earning Potential

According to The Bureau of Labor Statistics, logisticians earned a mean annual wage of $75,670 in May 2012. Similar occupations, for example, transportation, storage, and distribution managers earned $88,920 in the same year.

Online Degrees – Operations and Logistics Management

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