Reverse Logistics Management

Bachelor of Arts

Our Bachelor of Arts in Reverse Logistics Management is designed to educate a new generation of professionals in reverse logistics management, retail management, and engineering management in complex military or business environments. In today’s competitive business climate, organizations are always under pressure to adapt to new procedural and technological trends to improve the visibility of product and cargo flows through an ever-widening and complex supply chain. This online degree program provides you with knowledge of current applications of reverse logistics and opportunities to study practical applications in domestic and international transportation and logistics scenarios.

This program has been designed in consultation with industry business leaders and is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Program Courses

The curriculum for this online bachelor’s program is reviewed by an advisory council of industry experts for relevancy to today’s marketplace. Course topics include:

  • Introduction to reverse logistics management
  • Research, analytics, and written communication
  • Microeconomics and macroeconomics
  • Environmental regulations and hazardous material handling
  • Technology in reverse logistics operations
  • Policies, procedures, and best practices
  • Reverse logistics operations and distribution
  • Product recall best practices
  • Reverse logistics in U.S. and international organizations

All students must finish a senior-level, academically approved research project to prove proficiency in reverse logistics prior to completing this degree.

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Program Objectives

In addition to the institutional and degree level learning objectives, graduates of this program are expected to achieve these learning outcomes:

  • Classify and explain the issues and problems of implementing a reverse logistics system in a manufacturing, retail or military operation.
  • Explain best practices of a reverse logistics operation.
  • Classify and explain the differences between forward and reverse logistics.
  • Explain how reverse logistics can be used to track and trace goods as returns, recalls, recycling and as waste.
  • Explain how to differentiate the financial impact of reverse logistics from financial components within a business environment.
  • Develop an implementation plan to use reverse technology processes and technology within a manufacturing, retail or military organization.

     

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs

Degree at a Glance

Admission Requirements

  • All undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED).
  • New undergraduate students may be asked to complete our College Readiness Assessment (ADMN100). If you have successfully completed 9 or more hours of college credit, you may reach out to your admission representative to inquire about waiving this requirement.
  • If you have previous college experience, you will be asked to submit your transcripts from previous schools where you earned academic credit.
  • There is no fee to complete our admission application. View steps to apply.

Need help?

Selecting the right program to meet your educational goals is a key step in ensuring a successful outcome. If you are unsure of which program to choose, or need more information, please contact an admission representative at 877-777-9081 or info@apus.edu.


Undergraduate Tuition Rates  

Military-Affiliated Students* = $250/credit hour

All Other Students = $270/credit hour

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*To help minimize out-of-pocket costs, we offer a tuition grant for U.S. active-duty servicemembers, Guard, Reserve, military spouses and dependents, and veterans that caps undergraduate tuition at the military TA limit. See all military-affiliated student benefits.

Paying for School

Because our university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), (the same as the Ohio State University, Univ. of Chicago, and U.S. Air Force Academy, to name a few), we can accept the following forms of financial aid and payments:

Ways to Save

Undergraduate Book Grant

Ebooks are provided at no cost if you are enrolled in undergraduate courses for credit. The undergraduate book grant is estimated to save $250 per academic semester if you are registered as a full-time student.

Transfer Credits

Accelerate your degree completion by taking full advantage of our transfer credit options, including credit for your previous college courses, military service schools, American Council on Education (ACE) and College Level Examination Program (CLEP) tests, and prior learning experiences.  

Employer Contributions

The university has educational partnerships with many employers and associations. Be sure to accurately enter your employer information when you complete our admissions application. Your employer might also offer a tuition reimbursement plan as one of your benefits.