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Lily Buth '15 | Biological Sciences
Student | Melbourne, FL

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Loan New '15
MS Logistics Management
Siemens
Alumni
FIT’s MBA program was a perfect fit for my busy work schedule. Completing my degree has opened the door to many exciting career opportunities for me. Go Panthers!
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Embark on a Career in Logistics Management

High Growth Industry Offers Diverse Career Offering

An M.S. graduate from Florida Tech is ready to embark on a career in logistics management, prepared for a leadership role in a growing company, government organization or if a service member, the military.

Career Outlook

A logistics management graduate is trained to analyze and streamline operations, solve problems, improve efficiency and bring integration between customers, suppliers and stakeholders.

Jobs in logistics are projected to rise due to the increasingly complex global economy. In fact, according to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, published by the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), a 26% increase is expected for a career in logistics management between 2010 and 2020, compared to a 14% average growth rate for all jobs.

The Occupational Outlook Handbook can provide detailed information on a career in logistics management as well as hundreds of other occupations, including, entry-level education, overall working environment and employment prospects.

Logistics Management Careers

  • Analyst
  • Consultant
  • Logistics Manager
  • Logistics Engineer
  • Inventory Planning and Control Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Transportation Manager
  • Logistics Operations Manager

Military Careers in Logistics Management

In addition to preparing students for logistics management careers in the private sector, Florida Tech has been committed to educating military service members for more than 40 years. Serving multiple bases across the country, this training is provided in coordination with the Army Logistics University and Defense Acquisition University. This training prepares service members for new opportunities during their military service that also transfers to a career in logistics management when they leave the military.

Some of the employers hiring Florida Tech graduates include:

  • U.S. ARMY
  • U.S. NAVY
  • U.S. Marine Corps
  • Defense Logistics Agency

Salary Expectations

Individuals with a master's degree will find a career in logistics management earns a higher-than-average salary. According to a 2012 salary survey by Logistics Magazine, employees with a master's degree earned $131,453 – 20% higher than their bachelor's degreed colleagues. Salaries vary widely depending on duties, experience and location. In addition to the wages individuals earn, master's degree graduates often earn other compensation such as stock options, performance bonuses, expense allowances, and company-paid benefits.