The Bachelor of Arts in Reverse Logistics Management provides an industry-based group of courses designed to educate a new generation of professionals in reverse logistics as a key component in logistics management, retail management, engineering management, and accounting best practices, to all components of today’s complex business environment.
Students will have an opportunity to understand how reverse logistics is being used in their military or civilian logistics organization. It will provide students with the knowledge base of current applications of reverse logistics use and opportunities to study practical applications in domestic and international transportation and logistics scenarios.
In today’s competitive global transportation and logistics business climate, organizations are always under pressure to adapt to new procedural and technological trends to improve the visibility of product and cargo flows through an ever-widening and complex supply chain. Retail and military logistics decision makers are still uncertain in many cases on how to apply the use of reverse logistics to their business model. Some see reverse logistics as part of the supply chain. Others see reverse logistics as marketing or sales. But, within the next three to five years, you will see an increase in reverse logistics as a separate organizational component reporting directly to the CEO or CFO.
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|2011-2012 Program Completion Rate|
|Normal time to completion for full-time student||4 years|
|Graduates who completed in this time1||Not available|
|Tuition & Fees as of January 1, 2013||Median Loan Debt of 2011-2012 Graduates|
(before any awarded transfer credit)
|Technology fee2||$50||Private educational loans||$0|
|Transfer Credit Evaluation fee3 |
|$50||Institution financing plan||$0|
|Books and supplies4||$0|
|On-campus room and board||Not applicable|
1 Data may be “not available” if the program has no graduates during reporting period or if it has not been in existence the normal time for completion. If 0%, then graduates in the reporting period took longer than the average time, usually because they were part-time students. 91% of our students are working adults and do not take a full-time course load.
2 A $50 Technology Fee will be charged for all future undergraduate and graduate level course registrations, including audited courses. The fee is not applicable for Comprehensive Exam courses. An APUS grant will cover the fee for Active Duty Military, Reservists, National Guard, Vocational Rehabilitation (VOCA), VA and VA Chapter 33 students, and anyone using military tuition assistance (TA).
3 Transfer Credit Evaluation Fee waived for all United States Active Duty Military, Guard, and Reserve personnel.
4 The undergraduate book grant provides textbooks, e-books, and other course materials at no cost to students for courses being taken for academic credit. Students must obtain their own software when required for a course or program.
5 This figure does not include PLUS loans or TEACH grants converted to Unsubsidized Federal Direct Loans.
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