Reverse Logistics Management, M.A. | Online | American Public University | United States
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Reverse Logistics Management

24 months
370 USD/credit 6660 USD/year
370 USD/credit 6660 USD/year
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The Reverse Logistics Management MA course at the American Public University provides advanced level knowledge to a new generation of professionals in reverse logistics management, retail management, and engineering management in complex military or civilian business environments. 


Course Details

Expand your knowledge of reverse logistics management and its application to civilian and military enterprises with the Reverse Logistics Management MA course at the American Public University.

As supply chain complexity increases, reverse logistics becomes more critical to organizations seeking a competitive edge. A first-of-its-kind program, this master’s program provides a comprehensive examination of practical applications in domestic and international transportation and logistics scenarios. It also provides an opportunity to research military retrograde operations and best practices. Coursework explores global reverse logistics management, technology, decision-making strategies, and policies and regulations.

What You Will Do

  • Analyze best practices of a reverse logistics operation
  • Compare and contrast successes and failures in reverse logistics operations using case studies
  • Trace the history of reverse logistics in the military and commercial industry, comparing it to current applications
  • Informally survey military, manufacturing, or retail decision makers to learn how to assess qualitative and quantitative data in reverse logistics processes
  • Prepare a plan to implement a reverse logistics process and technology in a manufacturing, retail, or military operation


  • This program has been designed in consultation with industry business leaders and is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Critical Thinking and Digital Literacy
  • Reverse Logistics Management
  • Practical Applications in Economics Analysis
  • Decision Making Strategies in Reverse Logistics Management
  • Reverse Logistics Policies and Regulations
  • Global Reverse Logistics Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 84 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
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Courses Start Monthly


36 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All APU graduate programs require you to have earned a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an institution whose accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • Please read all graduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • If you have a non-U.S. transcript, please view our International Admissions page for more information.
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6660 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 370 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    6660 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 370 USD per credit during 24 months.

$250 with military grant


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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