Transportation and Logistics Management

Bachelor of Arts

The Bachelor of Arts in Transportation and Logistics Management focuses on the principles, policies, trends, and current issues within air, maritime, or ground transportation. Transportation and logistics management is at the core of global supply chain management, encompassing manufacturing, distribution, retailing, recreation, and national security industries. This versatile degree helps to prepare you for job opportunities in many industries including the military, government, and large corporations whose success depends on the global fulfillment of customers’ requirements.

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:

  • Hazardous materials transportation
  • Research, analytics, and written communication
  • Transportation modes, management, and economics
  • Supply chain management
  • Intermodal transportation and logistics management
  • Packaging materials, issues, and contamination challenges
  • Distribution systems and advanced business logistics
  • International business management
  • Financial management and budgeting
  • Border, coastal, and port security

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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:

  • Apply systems analysis to transportation, logistics, and supply chain management.
  • Relate the multidimensional impact of transportation on the economy, public systems, national and local infrastructure, and the environment.
  • Understand and evaluate the transportation systems’ political, regulatory, and legal issues.
  • Describe and assess the strengths and weaknesses of the major modes of international transportation.
Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs

Degree at a Glance


Concentrations are designed to help you group courses together so you can further specialize in your field and pursue a more focused path to degree completion. You will be asked to select a concentration when you enroll in this program.

Explore the concentrations available for this program.


Air Cargo

Presents a broad overview of air cargo operations, including air freight forwarding management systems, physical facility planning, and economics of airport operation. Looks at the airport manager’s role in administration, financing, and operation within small, medium, and large hub airports.

Sample Courses

  • TLMT415 - Airport Operations
  • TLMT416 - Air Cargo Operations and Security
  • FINC400 - Principles of Financial Management
  • TLMT342 - International Logistics Management
  • TLMT411 - Air Transportation
  • HLSS311 - Border and Coastal Security
  • MGMT312 - Leadership & Motivation
  • MGMT331 - Leading Yourself Foundations


This general concentration allows you to select from other concentration courses offered in this program, plus additional topics. Selecting the general concentrations enables you to create your own focused area of study. View course catalog for details.


Sample Courses

  • BUSN310 - Business Theory
  • BUSN419 - International Business Management
  • INFO331 - Management Information Systems
  • TLMT318 - Hazardous Materials Transportation
  • TLMT353 - Logistics Management and Operations
  • TLMT381 - Hazardous Materials Management
  • TLMT405 - Best Practices in Reverse Logistics
  • TLMT442 - International Trade and Regulations
  • FINC405 - Budget Development and Execution
  • HLSS312 - Port Security
  • POLS410 - Public Policy
  • EDMG420 - Risk Communications

Reverse Logistics Management

Provides an introduction to reverse logistics. Topics include: the issues of implementing a system in a manufacturing, retail, or military operation; forward logistics, and its use in tracking and tracing goods as returns, recalls, recycling, and waste.

Sample Courses

  • RLMT302 - Environmental Issues in Reverse Logistics
  • RLMT303 - Technology in Reverse Logistics
  • RLMT305 - Cost and Benefit Analysis of Reverse Logistics
  • RLMT307 - Food and Beverage Reverse Logistics
  • RLMT309 - Reverse Logistics Management and Operations
  • RLMT400 - Recalls Best Practices and Issues

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

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.