Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Certificate of Technology

Program Information

Want to see the busiest and most profitable marketplace society has ever built? Just take a look around you! We live in a global economy. International trade is how tens of thousands of companies function, from huge corporations to small shops. Become a vital link in this chain of commerce with a degree from San Jacinto College. Our program teaches you the complexities of successfully operating in the global logistics community. You may decide to become an importer-exporter or enter the fast-changing world of wholesale and retail buying or one of the many other options that a degree from San Jacinto College opens for you!

The San Jacinto College Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management program:

  • Is designed to prepare students for careers in transportation industries, international logistics, and global supply chain management industries;
  • Offers a solid foundation in import/export management processes, world economics, licensing and documentation, US Customs regulations, and political-legal factors in the foreign trade environment;
  • Teaches students about international purchasing and sourcing, international marketing strategies, monetary systems, international and domestic transportation and logistics, organizational culture, and global maritime management; and
  • Provides field experience that offers hands-on experience as logistics interns with companies in the Greater Houston area.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program will work as specialists in:

  • Importing and exporting,
  • Trade compliance,
  • The United States government,
  • Freight forwarding,
  • Custom brokering,
  • Ocean/truck/rail/air transportation,
  • Logistics, and
  • Retail and wholesale representation.

Earning Potential

Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerk: $54,175 per year1

For more information, students may contact 281-998-6150, x7242.


North Campus


The Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management program is designed to produce graduates who are qualified for entry-level positions in a multitude of career opportunities in distribution, transportation, warehousing, trucking operations, supply chain, and manufacturing organizations. In today’s global marketplace, students have unprecedented opportunities to become logistics and supply chain management professionals who are capable of integrating and optimizing all the steps required to deliver the right product to the right customer at the right time. With the performance of the logistical and supply chain process being a critical factor in a company’s profitability, the demand for skilled workers in this field continues to increase. All the program courses listed in the Certificate of Technology below also apply toward the Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree. A student completing the courses as outlined per term can complete this AAS degree in two years.

Plan of Study

North Campus

Plan of Study Grid
First TermCredits
IBUS 1300 Global Logistics Management 3
BCIS 1305
Business Computer Applications
or Integrated Software Applications I
LMGT 1325 Warehouse and Distribution Center Management 3
LMGT 1319 Introduction to Business Logistics 3
LMGT 1321 Introduction to Materials Handling 3
Second Term
LMGT 1323 Domestic and International Transportation Management 3
IBUS 1301 Principles of Exports 3
IBUS 1341 Introduction to International Supply Chain Global Management 3
IBUS 2341 Intercultural Management 3
IBUS 1302 Principles of Imports 3
Third Term
IBUS 1354 International Marketing Management 3
LMGT 1345 Economics of Transportation and Distribution 3
LMGT 2330 International Logistics Management 3
IBUS 2367
Practicum - Field Experience
or Global Business Simulation
 Total Credits42

Capstone Experience: IBUS 2367 Practicum - Field Experience or IBUS 2332 Global Business Simulation