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Create unlimited possibilities for your future through an international business program with a logistics focus. Through Maine Maritime Academy’s international business and logistics degree — the only logistics degree in New England — you’ll develop the knowledge, skills, and experience you need to take on leadership roles and to manage the logistical challenges in domestic and global supply chains.

MMA’s logistics degree is led by accomplished practitioners with decades of experience in logistics and supply chain management. Maine Maritime faculty have led large global technical service businesses, been serial entrepreneurs, and served as logistics officers in the Navy. These experts hold the highest academic credentials and are committed to helping you succeed in logistics and supply chain management.

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71 percent Graduation Rate (6 Year)

Ideal Location

Maine Maritime Academy is located on a 35-acre campus overlooking Penobscot Bay in historic Castine, Maine. You’ll have easy access to water activities and to outdoor adventures at nearby Acadia National Park, Baxter State Park, and the Appalachian Trail.

Summer Co-Op

Put what you’ve learned in the classroom to work in the global economy through a 12-week summer field experience with a professional company anywhere in the world. Through this hands-on experience, you’ll explore careers, grow your knowledge, and gain exposure to international logistics.

NECHE-Accredited

Maine Maritime Academy 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 is a mark of a strong undergraduate degree.

Student Perspective

Kristopher Argiropolis ’23
Major:
International Business and Logistics
Hometown:
Alton, NH
I chose MMA because of the unique opportunities it presents. From hands-on classes and industry exposure, to co-ops, MMA provides students with a career-driven education unlike any other.
Kristopher Argiropolis Photo

What Is International Logistics?

Maine Maritime provides opportunities to gain experience in global commerce. Through this international business and logistics degree you’ll develop the ability to study, analyze, and evaluate the flow of goods, customer service, finance, and information from suppliers to consumers worldwide.

Why Study International Business & Logistics at Maine Maritime Academy?

Maine Maritime provides opportunities to gain experience in marine transportation, which touches 90% of the world’s commerce in some way. Through this logistics degree you’ll develop the ability to study, analyze, and evaluate the flow of goods, customer service, finance, and information from suppliers to consumers worldwide.

Hands-on approach

Through hands-on experiences, such as your summer co-op, internships in the United States and in places like Germany, Netherlands, and Costa Rica, field experience, service learning, and research projects, you’ll develop the skills, knowledge, and ethics you need to launch your career and succeed in the global economy.

Real-world logistics lab

At the logistics lab at Maine Maritime, you’ll simulate a production line, warehouse operation, and inventory system, going beyond the classroom and textbooks to work directly with the equipment and software systems you’ll use in the real world. By simulating the supply chain and manufacturing environments, you’ll already know about common logistics issues before you launch your career, giving you a leg up on your competition for jobs.

Regiment of Midshipmen

A unique aspect of Maine Maritime Academy is the Regiment of Midshipmen, a uniformed student body. While you’re not required to participate in the Regiment as an international business and logistics major, many students do so they can develop time management, leadership, teamwork, and other capabilities valued in the workplace. Through the Regiment you can also increase your self-confidence and self-discipline and make lifelong friendships.

What Can You Do With an International Business and Logistics Degree?

With this versatile logistics degree you’ll be prepared for a wide range of business careers as well as specific positions in logistics and supply chain management, such as supply chain manager, operations manager, logistics analyst, transportation manager, and import/export analyst. Our graduates work at domestic and international companies, including Amazon, Boeing, Exxon-Mobil, Kiewit, Pepsi, Raytheon, and Walt Disney Company. You can also go on to earn your master’s degree in international logistics management at Maine Maritime or to pursue graduate studies at another institution.

Career outlook in international business and logistics

Employment of logisticians is projected to grow 5% through 2028, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

How much do international business and logistics graduates make?

With their logistics degree in hand, Maine Maritime graduates go into the workforce making about 5% more than the national average for four-year international business degree recipients. According to a salary survey by DC Velocity, the average salary for logistics careers is $122,021.

Alumni Perspective

Avae Traina ’20
Major:
International Business and Logistics
Hometown:
Edgecomb, ME
I chose MMA for the small campus atmosphere and job placement rate. I have developed relationships with my classmates, faculty, and MMA staff that will last a lifetime.
Avae Traina Photo

Explore Classes for the International Business and Logistics Degree

The logistics degree at Maine Maritime features courses that emphasize emerging concepts and theories for global marketing, sourcing, inventory, distribution, and transportation management. You’ll build a strong business foundation with courses in economics, accounting, marketing, and management. You’ll further develop vital skills in communication, critical thinking, and ethical decision-making with courses in the arts and sciences.

  • Fundamentals of Engineering Operations
  • Microeconomics
  • Composition
  • Finite Math
  • Intro to Business & Supply Chain Mgmt
  • Any PE Course
  • Humanities I
  • Calculus for Business
  • Financial Accoutning
  • Macroeconomics
  • World Geography 1 or 2
  • Any PE Course
  • Any PE Swim Course
  • Business Logistics
  • Marketing Management
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Contemp World Politics I
  • Elective Lab Science
  • Management Communication
  • Freight Transportation
  • International Buisness
  • Statistics for Business & Management
  • Foreign Language
  • Humanities II
  • Logistics Information Systems
  • Production and Operations Management
  • Business Law
  • Gened Elective
  • Warehousing & Distribution Management
  • Global Sourcing & Procurement Negotiation
  • Financial Management
  • Gened Elective
  • Department Elective
  • Strategic Supply Chain Management
  • Seminar Strategic Mgmt & Org Behavior
  • Gened Elective
  • Department Elective
  • Maintenance Senior Engine
  • Personal Development IV
  • Any EC/HC/Hum/SS/HY/PY Course
  • International Logistics
  • International Buisness Law
  • Free Elective
  • Gened Elective
  • Any GE/HY/PY Course

View all courses for the international business and logistics degree.

Department Faculty

207-326-2454
Kirk Langford
Dept Chair Split IBL/Masters
207-326-2488
David Sorich
Assistant Professor GRAD/IBL
207-326-2329
Navneet Jain
Associate Professor GRAD/IBL
207-326-2122
Mark Shaughnessy
Professor - GRAD/IBL

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

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