2020-2021 Catalog (Current)

Fleet Management

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

Program Requirements

Fleet Management, Minor Program Checksheet


  • Minor Courses
  • Admission and Transfer Requirements
  • Graduation Requirements

Why Choose the Fleet Management Minor?

Receiving the nation's only Fleet Management Minor gives you knowledge and skills that are highly sought after by numerous organizations. The Fleet Management Minor is designed to complement the student's existing major and expand their career opportunities.

Students' enrolled in this minor will learn current risk, financial, legal, and managerial concepts as well as gain awareness of fleet specification, acquisition, and maintenance issues. The course requirements reflect collaboration between the College of Business and the College of Engineering Technology to design a program that meets valued industry needs.

Employees in this field manage fleets of vehicles or equipment for corporations (covering a wide range of manufacturing, construction, and service organizations), governments (whether local, state, and federal), or public service entities (law enforcement, educational institutions, utilities, etc.).

The Fleet Management Minor is designed to enhance the knowledge and marketability of students with majors in areas such as automotive, heavy equipment, construction, as well technology, business, and communications.

Career Opportunities

Possible Fleet Management positions include working with commercial motor vehicles such as cars, aircraft (planes, helicopters etc.), ships, vans and trucks, as well as rail cars. Fleet (vehicle) management can include a range of functions, such as vehicle financing, vehicle maintenance, vehicle telematics (tracking and diagnostics), driver management, speed management, fuel management and health and safety management. Significant opportunities exist with commercial, construction, and governmental fleets.

More Information

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

Required Courses
Credit Hours
Planned Maintenance Systems
Fleet Management
Applied Management
Mgmt Metrics & Decision Making
Foundations Risk Mgmt & Insur
Legal Environment of Business
Contracts and Sales
Minimum credit hours required for Minor: