Graduate Programs

Elevate your professional journey by taking the lead in logistics and supply chain management on a global scale. Pursue an online Master's degree in Maritime Management with a specialized focus on International Logistics Management.

This flexible online graduate program allows you to study anytime, anywhere, empowering you to achieve your Master's degree in as little as 12 months. Prior business education or experience is optional.

Immerse yourself in comprehensive studies that enable you to examine, analyze, and assess the seamless flow of goods, customer service, finance, and information from suppliers to consumers. Benefit from the guidance of Maine Maritime's distinguished and supportive faculty, bringing industry expertise to equip you for logistics and supply chain management complexities.

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Learn While You Work

The part-time online graduate program is designed to cater to the needs of full-time working professionals. Our asynchronous online format provides flexibility, allowing you to plan your studies around your job, family, and other responsibilities. You have the freedom to apply and commence your courses on any of our five start dates. Whether you prefer to complete your online master's degree in 12 months or take a more gradual approach, the choice is yours based on what suits you best.

MPM Certification

After you successfully complete Maine Maritime's online Master's in Maritime Management with a concentration in International Logistics Management, you'll be awarded Maritime Port Manager certification from the International Association of Maritime and Port Executives (IAMPE). This certification will further prepare you for your logistics and supply chain management career.

NECHE-Accredited

Maine Maritime is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE), a nonprofit, non-governmental membership organization. NECHE accreditation is the regionally recognized standard and marks a solid academic program.

Student Perspective

Tom Laird
Concentration:
International Logistics Management
Hometown:
Portland, TX
Maine Maritime Academy holds a special place in my professional journey. Having collaborated with many top-notch MMA graduates, I deeply respect the 'can-do' spirit instilled in its community. Pursuing graduate school at Maine Maritime seamlessly complements my early undergraduate years at Massachusetts Maritime and aligns perfectly with my current professional position. Embracing academic life, meeting new people, and expanding my knowledge have become a source of unexpected newfound inspiration.
Thomas Laird Photo

What Is International Logistics Management?

International logistics involves the process of planning and managing the movement of goods and products in a company's supply chain from one point to another — across at least one international border — until reaching the consumer. Logistics and supply chain management are critical functions of any company and are inherently challenging in a global economy.

Why Study International Logistics Management at Maine Maritime Academy?

In three words: exceptional, career, preparation. Graduates of the Maritime Management program at Maine Maritime Academy have the expertise employers look for in leaders in the global logistics environment. Learn to skillfully and confidently represent companies and contribute to their strategic effectiveness with the online Master's degree in Maritime Management with a concentration in International Logistics Management.

Industry-experienced faculty

Learn from Maine Maritime Academy faculty who bring substantial industry experience to the virtual classroom. Our instructors' real-world insights ensure immediate and practical implementations applicable across various industries.

Small Online Classes

With online class sizes that average just 10-20 students, you'll experience an exciting and interactive learning environment at Maine Maritime Academy. You'll benefit from close student-faculty interaction and get to know other online learners worldwide with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Access to MMA Resources

As an online student in maritime management, take advantage of complete access to Maine Maritime Academy's wealth of resources. Use the extensive databases available through the Nutting Memorial Library and reach out to the IT help desk for support with any technology-related inquiries, concerns, or challenges. Additionally, our career services team provides a range of offerings, including two on-campus career fairs annually and access to a national job board, ensuring a remarkable 90% job placement rate within six months of graduation.

What Can You Do With an International Logistics Management Degree?

Discover a range of career opportunities with Maine Maritime Academy's online master's program. Our students enjoy flexibility in pursuing careers, extending beyond the maritime sector to roles supporting industry and the broader business realm. Whether aspiring to managerial, directorial, or vice-presidential roles, our program equips you with essential skills for success. Graduates find fulfilling opportunities in logistics, production operations, procurement, inventory management, port and terminal operations, supply chain, transportation, project management, and imports/exports.

Our program alumni have thrived in esteemed companies such as Amazon, Boeing, Caterpillar, FedEx, Georgia Pacific, L.L. Bean, Shell Oil, Target, and the Walt Disney Company.

Career Outlook in Maritime Management with a Focus on International Logistics Management

The increasing awareness of the importance of resilient supply chains highlights the need for skilled logisticians to ensure continuity and adaptability in supply chain operations. Given the essential role of logistics in global goods transportation within today's economy, the employment of logisticians is anticipated to witness an 18% growth from 2022 through 2032, as projected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

What is the earning potential for graduates with specialized knowledge in international logistics management?

According to a salary survey conducted by DC Velocity, individuals holding a master's degree in logistics have an average salary of $175,817 in logistics careers.

Alumni Perspective

Ellen Reynolds ’16
Major:
International Logistics Management
Hometown:
Hope, ME
I appreciated the faculty's wealth of knowledge; I found their teaching styles to be exceptional and I appreciated the level of challenge that the program presented.
Ellen Reynolds Photo

Discover Online Courses for the Master's Degree in Maritime Management with a Concentration in International Logistics Management

Establish a strong business foundation with a specialized focus on logistics management through a contemporary and forward-thinking curriculum. The online courses at Maine Maritime emphasize key concepts and theories across multiple disciplines, covering areas such as marketing, inventory, distribution, transportation management, strategic thinking, business economics, and accounting.

To earn a master's degree in Maritime Management specializing in International Logistics Management, students must successfully complete ten three-credit classes, amounting to thirty credit hours. The degree program consists of six core and four concentration classes, all offered online in structured nine-week sessions. With five year-round start dates, students can choose to enroll in one or two courses per semester. While the program can be completed in as fast as 12 months, students have the option to extend their studies for up to four years to earn their degree.

Core Classes

  • BA500 | Accounting for Managers
  • BA501 | Finance for Global Managers
  • BA503 | Organization Development and Managing Change
  • BA505 | Strategic Marketing for Managers
  • BA507 | Economics for Management Decision Making
  • BA509 | Strategic Management Capstone Course

Concentration Classes

  • BA511 | Fundamentals of Logistics
  • BA513 | Integrated International Logistics
  • BA515 | Port and Transport Terminal Operations
  • BA517 | Logistics Information Systems

View all courses for the international logistics management concentration.

Department Faculty

207-326-2329
Navneet Jain
Associate Professor GRAD/IBL
207-326-2212
Debra Kingston
Administrative Coordinator
207-326-2454
Kirk Langford
Coordinator GRAD/IBL
Jeffrey Simpson
Assistant Professor GRAD/IBL

Get Started on Your Master's Degree in Maritime Management with a concentration in International Logistics Management

Take the next step toward earning your online master's degree through Maine Maritime Academy.

Pre-Requisites

A bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) from an accredited institution is required. An undergraduate degree in business is not required.

Admissions Dates

Students are admitted on a rolling basis throughout the year, with application deadlines in December, February, May, July, and September.

Contact an Admissions Representative

If you're ready to change or advance your Maritime Management career, please get in touch with our Graduate Enrollment Specialist.

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Maine Maritime Academy welcomes veterans and has the resources to help you transition to graduate school. Please get in touch with our dedicated admissions representative for veterans.

Transfer

Maine Maritime Academy welcomes motivated and academically qualified transfer students. Please contact our admissions office to learn more about transferring to Maine Maritime Academy.

Apply now and request more information

The application process is simple and there is no cost to apply! Simply submit your resume, a letter of intent, transcripts, and contact information for two professional references. Students who hold a degree from outside the U.S. or Canada must submit GRE and TOEFL test results and a transcript evaluation report. Check out all admission requirements or contact the graduate admissions specialist for more information.

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