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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 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
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.
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 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.
Students entering the Certificate program in Maritime, Ports & Logistics Management should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Graduate Admission)
Estimated rates for the 2022-23 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.
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