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Maritime, Ports & Logistics Management (Graduate Certificate)

This certificate program is designed to help working maritime and port professionals develop and sharpen their maritime and port management skills. This online Graduate Certificate can give you the ability to develop logistics solutions for your organization as you gain an understanding of how companies use international shipping and supply chain networks to acquire and deliver goods and services domestically and worldwide. The program consists of four graduate level courses that expose students to international shipping, port management, maritime law, port operations an planning.

Maritime, Ports & Logistics Management (Graduate Certificate)


Description


What is Maritime, Ports & Logistics Management at ODU like?

This certificate program is designed to help working maritime and port professionals develop and sharpen their maritime and port management skills. This online Graduate Certificate can give you the ability to develop logistics solutions for your organization as you gain an understanding of how companies use international shipping and supply chain networks to acquire and deliver goods and services domestically and worldwide. The program consists of four graduate level courses that expose students to international shipping, port management, maritime law, port operations an planning.

Program Highlights


What makes Maritime, Ports & Logistics Management at ODU unique?

  • Maritime program is ranked 8th in the world in port research over 1980-2009, a 30-year time period

  • Earn verifiable and relevant competencies through taking four maritime and shipping courses

  • On campus, online, or hybrid of on-campus and online education as you plan your learning around your life to meet weekly milestone

Careers


What are some careers in this field?

Check out these ideas from ODU Career Development Services and the Occupational Information Network (O*NET). A median salary is the midpoint of what people typically earn—half of those surveyed earned above the median salary, and half earned below.

Logistics Analysts

$78,740

MEDIAN SALARY


Analyze product delivery or supply chain processes to identify or recommend changes. May manage route activity including invoicing, electronic bills, and shipment tracing.

Transportation Managers

$100,740

MEDIAN SALARY


Plan, direct, or coordinate the transportation operations within an organization or the activities of organizations that provide transportation services.

Courses


What are some courses offered in Maritime, Ports & Logistics Management at ODU?

PORT 611:
International Maritime Transport


Examines the international business of shipping, commercial processes, maritime-related organizations, shipbuilding and repair, ship types and fleets, and commodity movement. Prerequisites: an undergraduate course in the international field such as MGMT 361, MGMT 462, or a similar graduate course.

PORT 612:
Port Operations and Management


Covers role, functions, and types of international terminals and ports, including design and operation of general and specialized cargo handling facilities and offshore systems, port authorities, operational structures, and labor. Prerequisites: a graduate course in management such as MGMT 602 and a course in operations management.

PORT 614:
Port Planning and Economics


Port planning and competition, ports and ocean container shipping, port impacts, port users in theory, port operator costing and pricing, port carriers and shippers, government and maritime institutions, dockworkers, port environment and port performance evaluation. Prerequisites: a course in microeconomics such as ECON 604.

Requirements


What are the requirements to apply for Maritime, Ports & Logistics Management at ODU?

Students entering the Certificate program in Maritime, Ports & Logistics Management should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Graduate Admission)

Cost

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2021-22 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.

Virginia Resident


Per Credit:

$ 551

Non-Resident


Per Credit:

$ 1,387

Technology Delivered Courses Outside Virginia and/or the United States


Per Credit:

$ 595

Ways to Save

Here are a few ways for you to save on the cost of attending ODU. For more information visit University Student Financial aid

Next Steps


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PROFESSOR


Name:

ManWo Ng


Location:

2165 CONSTANT HALL, NORFOLK, VA, 23529



Office:

757-683-6665


Graduate Admissions


Location:

1000 Rollins Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3685


Fax:

757-683-6512


Email:

gradadmit@odu.edu


International Admissions


Location:

2101 Dragas Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3701


Fax:

757-683-3651


Email:

intladm@odu.edu

Additional Programs


Are there other programs at ODU I may be interested in?

With over 120 undergraduate programs, 130 graduate programs at the master'seducation specialist and doctoral levels plus a wealth of certificate and professional development programs, Old Dominion University has the program for you. Visit our academic program listing page to see other programs ODU has to offer.

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