The Logistic Technology program at Lawson State is designed to prepare individuals to understand all logistical functions in a facility. Students will gain hands-on instruction in these functions, which include procurement, storage, distribution, and replacement of goods.
is the movement of goods, equipment, and people. Logistics graduates will have career opportunities in warehouses, distribution centers, and manufacturing facilities. There are several jobs related to Logistics Technology listed in the Department of Labor Occupational Handbook. The main three career paths are Material Movers, Shipping, Receiving and Inventory Clerks, and Logisticians. All three of these careers are high wage and high demand occupations in Alabama. The LGT program offers a short certification with all courses applying to the associates degree in Manufacturing.
Employment Potential for Logistics Technology**
Material Movers is projected to increase by 9% from 2018 to 2028.
Logisticians is projected to increase by 30% from 2018 to 2028.
Supply Chain Manager is projected to increase by 8% from 2018 to 2028.
Wages for Logistics Technology**
The wages for Material Movers, Logisticians and Supply Chain Managers is
**Information obtained from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, US Department of Labor and O*Net Online.
Award Types and Course Listings
The LGT Program offers a short certificate. Click on the provided link for additional information. The focus of the curriculum is to align the outcomes with the needs of industry. The LGT short certificate can be completed in 1 year. The program also offers two Industry-recognized credentials from the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC): Certified Logistics Associate (CLA) and Certified Logistics Technician (CLT). All courses earned in the LGT short certificate can be applied to the Automotive Manufacturing degree which is a multi-craft degree that prepares students for careers in Mechatronics, Manufacturing, Troubleshooting, and Repair.
*Listed under the AUT program in the 2021 catalog