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Logistics & Supply Chain Management and Aviation Logistics Education at UNT Brint Ryan College of Business College of Business

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The University of North Texas (UNT) is the most comprehensive university in the Dallas–Fort Worth area, offering 97 bachelors, 101 masters and 48 doctoral degree programs - many nationally recognized. US News & World Report put UNT among the top national universities that are leading the pack in innovative changes.

The flagship of the UNT System, UNT is a thriving university with a legacy of excellence in a broad range of academic areas. It is also one of the largest universities in Texas, enrolling more than 36,000 students. Founded in 1890, UNT takes pride in its outstanding faculty, high academic standards and diverse student body. UNT offers a traditional college experience at an affordable cost and Division I athletics. Named one of America’s 100 Best College Buys® for 14 consecutive years, UNT also provides more than 60 centers and institutes which serve the public good.

The Department of Marketing and Logistics at the Brint Ryan College of Business offers professional education programs to prepare individuals for the pursuit of marketing and logistics careers with manufacturers, transportation and logistics firms, retail and wholesale middlemen, profit and nonprofit service organizations, governmental agencies and academic institutions. In addition, the Department of Management offers a bachelors degree in operations and supply chain management.

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Academic Programs

Undergraduate Programs

  • BBA in Operations and Supply Chain Management: If you’re thorough, organized and enjoy decision making and long-term planning, a bachelor’s degree in operations and supply chain management from the University of North Texas will prepare you for a successful career in a growing field. The operations and supply chain management discipline consists of various areas dealing with the design, operation, and control of production systems and subsystems. In addition, you may study international business operations and management of working capital for the manufacture and distribution of a product. Upon completion of 12 semester hours at UNT with at least a 2.5 GPA, you may work in a job related to your major through UNT’s Cooperative Education and Internships office.
  • BS in Logistics and Supply Chain Management: Logistics course work includes courses such as global logistics management, strategic marketing channels, e-logistics, business transportation, advanced logistics problems and a paid internship. Successful completion of the program leads to advanced opportunity for professional certification from the American Society of Transportation and Logistics (AST&L). The Dallas-Fort Worth Roundtable of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, the North Texas Commission Logistics Development and Marketing Committee, the Texas Logistics Education Foundation, and numerous companies were consulted in the development of the program. These organizations are committed to providing funds for student scholarships, faculty development, internships, field projects and job placement for graduates.
  • BS in Aviation Logistics: The Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Logistics at the University of North Texas is the first four-year degree of its kind offered in the Dallas-Fort Worth region. Available through the College of Business, this unique major will prepare you for a career in this exciting field. You will be required to participate in a 240-clock hour approved internship after completing at least two core courses, for which you will receive 3 hours of course credit. Paid internships averaging an hour are available from a variety of local firms that focus on logistics and supply chain processes. Aviation course work covers topics including air cargo and air passenger operations planning, aviation law and public policy, aviation maintenance and safety, and an overview of the aviation industry. Logistics course work includes business transportation, global logistics management and a required paid internship in an aviation logistics field.

Graduate Programs

  • MBA in Logistics & Supply Chain Management: The College of Business at UNT is proud to offer a wide selection of quality concentrations for the world-class MBA program. The overall objective of the graduate program leading to the Master of Business Administration degree is to prepare its graduates to serve effectively in the business world or in the business aspects of government or other agencies. Career opportunities after you complete the MBA program through the Department of Marketing and Logistics are abundant. 
  • MBA in Operations & Supply Chain Management: he MBA with a concentration in operations and supply chain management consists of topics in the design, operation and control of various production systems. Future managers become familiar with broad subject matter in planning and control of production. They learn to successfully cope with the many dynamic problems facing managers today through application of scientific management principles, a systems approach to management and social knowledge. You may complete an internship for three hours of pass/no pass credit, upon completion of three hours in your area of study. Your internship will not count towards your degree and may not be taken your first semester.

PhD Programs

  • PhD in Supply Chain Management: The Logistics Systems concentration blends business, logistics, supply chain, public policy and engineering. This combination prepares you for faculty positions or high-impact positions in industry. The curriculum provides a foundation for analyzing logistics and supply chain management and a thorough understanding of theory, methods and modeling techniques. This approach also lays the groundwork for publishing success before you graduate.
  • PhD in Operations and Supply Chain Management: The Ph.D. degree focuses on developing the skills necessary for an academic career and features an extensive and rigorous curriculum in the management discipline, research methods and college teaching.


UNT leads Texas public universities in the number of students selected as Goldwater Scholars in math and science. The university has been named one of America’s 100 Best College Buys® for 15 consecutive years and is listed as a “Best in the West” college by The Princeton Review. Offering a traditional college experience and the quality of a private university at an affordable cost, UNT provides abundant opportunities for its constituents to discover the power of ideas.

  • Campus: UNT is in Denton, a college town of about 115,000 people located 35 miles north of Dallas and Fort Worth. The campus, which is the largest residential campus in the North Texas region, has 163 buildings on about 875 acres. The campus includes Discovery Park, UNT’s nearly 285-acre research park, which is accessible by shuttle buses, as are a residence hall and athletic facilities at Eagle Point and the Mean Green Village.
  • Accreditation: The University of North Texas is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The College of Business programs are accredited by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
  • Student Life: A wide array of student organizations gives UNT students the opportunity to build friendships with people of both similar and varied interests and provides avenues for organized and meaningful service. Student organizations represent many areas of interest, such as service professional, political, academic, spiritual, athletic, residential, and Greek. Being involved in a student organization promotes a sense of community and connection to the university, while serving to enhance the social, intellectual and developmental growth of students.
  • UNT eCampus: UNT’s eCampus is the largest provider of online credit courses among Texas public universities and includes distance learning through web-based courses and videoconferencing. This resource helps students obtain a UNT degree no matter where they may live in the world.
  • Research University: UNT faculty produce groundbreaking research in a wide range of disciplines spanning the sciences, mathematics, engineering and technology while also making nationally recognized contributions in the arts and humanities. UNT has developed many state-of-the-art research facilities, such as the federally funded Center for Advanced Research and Technology (CART), one of the nation's most extensive facilities for powerful materials characterization and analysis; a high-performance computational facility; and a clean room/nanofabrication research facility currently under construction. UNT's research extends outside the academy as well, with field stations as close as a neighboring lake and as far away as southern Chile.
  • Professional Development Institute: Since 1973, the Professional Development Institute (PDI) has provided education, information and training. By attending PDI programs, more than 500,000 professionals, managers and salespeople have gained tools and ideas that increase individual and company performance. PDI works with a diverse network of leading experts from around the world to provide solution- and results-oriented programs.
  • Distinguished Speaker Series: The College of Business Distinguished Speaker Series provides students and faculty with an opportunity to interact with prominent executives and community leaders. It offers students first-hand information about the complexities of the business world, while inspiring them to seek new ways to meet the challenges of tomorrow. Speakers share their views about successful management styles, possible career paths, critical industry-related issues, and qualities conducive to successful business leadership. These lectures seek to enhance the educational experience of students in the College of Business while showcasing programs, faculty, and students to the international business community.
  • Global Learning and Experience: As a UNT student you have an unparalleled opportunity to make a difference in your future through experiencing the breadth and diversity of the world, making one-on-one human contacts with others, and integrating foreign learning into your academic and personal experience. With study abroad, you go where you want to be. Whether you take advantage of the hundreds of opportunities for study, volunteerism, service learning, or teaching abroad that UNT offers each year; or take action by meeting, befriending, and mentoring students of different cultures: the world is at your doorstep.

LAST UPDATED ON Nov 17, 2019