M.A. Online

Transportation and Logistics Management

American Public University

24 months
370 USD/credit 6660 USD/year
370 USD/credit 6660 USD/year
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The Transportation and Logistics Management MA course at the American Public University focuses on the principles, policies, trends, and current issues within air, maritime, or ground transportation.


Course Details

Learn the advanced logistics skills and technologies needed to manage enterprise-level manufacturing, shipping, retail, security, emergency management, and disaster relief with the Transportation and Logistics Management MA course at the American Public University.

Transportation and logistics are the root of the global supply chain. This accredited online program provides a higher-level examination of the principles, policies, and trends in air, maritime, and ground transportation; supply chain optimization; security; and sustainability.

Portions of this MA program have been developed in partnership with the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Global Maritime and Transportation School. You will engage in group case studies, working alongside students who are practicing military and civilian logisticians and supply chain professionals.

Students must choose a concentration for this degree program:

  • General 
  • Maritime Engineering Management 
  • Reverse Logistics Management

What You Will Do

  • Apply economic principles to evaluate the performance of a transportation system
  • Analyze the impact of laws and regulations on various modes of transportation in the U.S.
  • Examine global transportation issues, including systems, documentation, providers, and challenges
  • Compare transportation buyer/seller relationships, third-party relationships, negotiations, bidding, contracts, and relationship management


  • 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
  • History of Transportation
  • Transportation Economics
  • Strategic Intermodal Transportation
  • Global Logistics Management
  • 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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