“It’s estimated that the number of wage and salary jobs in the truck transportation and warehousing industry will grow 14 percent from 2004-2014.
Fort Dodge, IA (PRWEB) May 25, 2011
Iowa Central Community College proudly announces the launch of the Online Associates of Applied Science in Logistics and Transportation Management degree program. The program, previously offered only through campus-based courses in Fort Dodge, IA is now available to students around the world via distance-learning.
Iowa Central's logistics program has received high praise for it's quality of education and relevance for training managers in today's workplace.
As stated by Jim Wilkins, Vice-President Safety & Human Resources Decker Truck Line, Inc., “We’re in an exciting and ever-changing industry providing a vital link between manufacturers and consumers. It’s estimated that the number of wage and salary jobs in the truck transportation and warehousing industry will grow 14 percent from 2004-2014. Today, firms place emphasis on formal education and Decker Truck Line, Inc. endorses and supports Iowa Central Community College's outstanding Logistics and Transportation Management program.”
Coursework combines general academic curriculum and core courses in logistics and transportation management with a focus on the areas of business logistics, domestic and international transportation, purchasing, warehouse management, demand planning, and inventory management.
The first start date for the online program is scheduled for June 31st. Courses are offered in 8-week sessions with most students taking two courses concurrently. Financial Aid is available for those who qualify.
Iowa Central is a state-funded community college in Fort Dodge, IA with a reputation for academic and athletic excellence. Iowa Central is home to over 5,700 students including many who live and study on campus. Programs are offered both on-campus and online. For more information contact Iowa Central Online at 1-866-932-4692 or by email at info(at)iowacentralonline(dot)com.