Jun 22, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Transportation, Distribution, Warehousing, and Procurement Technical Certificate

For more information, contact the Business and Technology division at 615-230-3301 or at bustechinfo@volstate.edu.

This technical certificate program offers the opportunity for formal study in the growing field of Logistics, Transportation and Distribution Center/Warehouse Management, Sourcing & Procurement, and Supply Chain Management. Study in the program is designed to provide career growth. Students completing the Certificate Program may apply the coursework toward the Associate of Applied Science in Business, Management concentration, and the Associate of Applied Science in Business, Logistics and Supply Chain Management concentration.

This program is fully available for online delivery plus limited availability for on-ground delivery.

The Transportation, Distribution, Warehousing, and Procurement Technical Certificate is embedded within the Associate of Applied Science in Business, Logistics and Supply Chain Management concentration and within the Associate of Arts and the Associate of Science, General Studies areas of emphasis.  Courses in this certificate may be used to award these degrees.

Program​ Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe practical applications that address real-life challenges and opportunities in logistics and supply chain management.
  2. Describe the latest professional concepts of transportation management and apply them in a global supply chain environment.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of the role warehouses and distribution centers (DCs) play in the supply chain.
  4. Recognize the impact of purchasing and supply chain management on the competitive success and profitability of modern organizations.

CIP Code: (32) 52.0203.00

Total Certificate Requirements - Credits (18)

Recommended Schedule

This is a recommended schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

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