The Master of Science in Logistics Management degree program is designed for professionals seeking a degree that prepares them with specific skills and competencies in logistics management. The master’s in logistics with a concentration in humanitarian and disaster relief focuses on conflict management, complex emergencies, risk mitigation and emergency procurement, and contract management. The objective of this master’s in logistics management is to meet the growing demand for logistics skills among private, public, and military sectors faced with humanitarian and disaster relief logistical efforts. For members of the Defense Acquisition Workforce or the Civilian Agencies Acquisition Workforce, the master’s in logistics with a concentration in humanitarian and disaster relief integrates both into the specific requirements of logistics-related acquisition specialties as well as into the more general objective of attaining a master’s degree in an appropriate discipline.
There are several career paths for individuals who earn a master’s in logistics with a concentration in humanitarian and disaster relief, including logistics engineer, materials manager, operations research analyst, purchasing manager, supply chain manager, logistics software manager, industrial engineer, and other fields related to logistics management and humanitarian and disaster relief.