2017 - 2018 Catalog (Current)

Advanced Studies in Global Logistics

Degree Type: Certificate
College(s): College of Business

Why Choose Advanced Studies in Global Logistics?

The Professional Development Certificate in Global Logistics provides upper level coursework in logistics, foreign culture, purchasing, and physical distribution. It builds on a person's current knowledge and experience to become more effective in making supply chain management decisions on a global or national level.

Admission Requirements

  • Applicant should show proof of high school graduation with a 2.35 GPA.  If it is determined by the COB Dean’s Office/SAA that regular program admission criteria should be met in order to complete the certificate successfully and be a contributing member of the course, all college transcripts should be submitted to the Admissions Office. Once admitted, an advisor will be assigned by the College of Business in the certificate program.
  • Dual enrolled/concurrent students must complete the high school degree (provide transcript) before the certificate will be granted from FSU.  
  • Students wishing to pursue a bachelor or associate’s degree must meet the admission criteria for the program. This criteria review is initiated when the “Program Change Form” request is processed through the COB Dean’s Office/SAA.

Graduation Requirements

A Ferris student will receive the Global Logistics Certificate after completion of the requirements for the certificate with a minimum 2.0 grade point average in the certificate courses.

No more than 50% of the credits required for this certificate may be transferred from another institution, nor will this certificate be granted if more than six of the certificate credits are specifically required in the student's major.

More Information

Management Department
119 South Street/BUS 212
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2284
Phone: 231-591-2427
Email:

Required Courses
Credit Hours

Required Courses

International Logistics
3
Cross-Cultural Business
3
Purchasing
3
Supply Chain Management
3

Minimum credit hours required

12