Transportation Logistics & Supply Chain Education at the College of Business & Public Policy
The University of Alaska Anchorage is the state’s largest post-secondary institution. Located in the heart of Alaska’s largest city, the campus is nestled in the middle of a greenbelt, surrounded by lakes, ponds and wildlife, and is connected to a city-wide trail system perfect for students’ active lifestyles.
The University offers many career pathway programs featuring associate’s, baccalaureate and master’s degrees, as well as vocational and professional certificates in more than 150 major study areas, including arts, sciences, business, education, human services and health sciences. Through UAA’s comprehensive curriculum, students learn practical job skills and develop a strong educational foundation that prepares them for graduate of professional schools and the workplace.
UAA’s College of Business and Public Policy (CBPP) is a dynamic academic resource that both serves and reflects Alaska’s largest metropolitan community. Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the College offers a range of degrees: Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA); Master of Business Administration (MBA); Master of Public Administration (MPA); and Master of Science in Global Supply Chain Management (MSGSCM). An exciting mix of faculty bring a wide range of academic and industry expertise to students who may major in management information systems, accounting, finance, management, marketing, logistics or economics.
- BBA with a major in Global Logistics Management: The Department of Logistics offers a series of courses leading to a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree with a major in Global Logistics Management. Students will complete five courses specifically in logistics. Those students without significant work experience in logistics will also complete a logistics internship.
- MS in Global Supply Chain Management: The MS-GSCM degree is earned through advanced coursework and study at the graduate level. The focus is on management of global supply chain systems with an emphasis on managerial leadership, information technology and international business practices. The degree is comprised of five (5) courses to be taken over five (5) consecutive semesters. Time to completion is approximately twenty (20) months for a total of thirty (30) credit hours.
Certificate & AAS Programs
- Occupational Endorsement Certificate in Logistics & Supply Chain Operations
- Undergraduate Certificate in Logistics & Supply Chain Operations
- Associate of Applied Science in Logistics & Supply Chain Operations
All three programs were developed using input from Alaskan business, industry, and military leaders. Therefore, these programs were designed to prepare graduates for employment in the real operational and technical aspects of logistics and supply chain organizations - customer service, inventory control, software, transportation, warehousing - using real world examples and case studies, field trips to operational sites, and guest lecturers. If you wish to continue your education, 39 credits from the AAS degree may be applied toward the CBPP baccalaureate degree in Global Logistics & Supply Chain Management. Classes are conducted mostly in the evening.
UAA is comprised of six teaching units at the Anchorage campus: the colleges of Education, Health and Social Welfare, Arts and Sciences, Business and Public Policy; and the Community and Technical College; and the School of Engineering. There are four community campuses: Matanuska-Susitna College, Kenai Peninsula College, Kodiak College and Prince William Sound Community College.
- Campus: Located near Goose Lake in Anchorage and community campuses in Southcentral Alaska, UAA is committed to serving the higher education needs of the state, its communities and its diverse peoples.
- Accreditation: UAA is fully accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. In addition, College of Business and Public Policy (CBPP) is accredited by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB).
- Logistics Programs: CBPP offers Logistics and Supply Chain programs at academic programs leading to occupational endorsements; undergraduate certificates; and associate’s, baccalaureate and graduate degrees.
- Exchange Programs: The National Student Exchange has semester– and year-long exchanges with nearly 200 participating universities throughout the United States and Canada, including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
- Residence Life: The Department of Residence Life provides a living and learning environment through programs, services and opportunities. The Department is one of the largest student employers and activity centers on campus. You can become involved in student government, hall council, or work in one of the many student employment positions.
- Alaska Small Business Development Center (SBDC): The Alaska Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at CBPP provides free consulting services and low-cost educational programs to entrepreneurs looking to start or grow their small business. The Alaska SBDC business advisors work with entrepreneurs in confidential, one-to-one sessions in the areas of management, marketing, sales, finance, accounting and other disciplines required for small business growth, expansion and innovation.
- Career Services Center: The center provides students and alumni with resources to learn and opportunities to place choice over chance when selecting a career and assists them in making informed career decisions and in reaching their career goals through our various services.