Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI), a provider of post-secondary education services focused on providing higher access to higher education, announced today that Ashford University has launched a new specialization in Logistics Management. The specialization is now available online in conjunction with the following Ashford University Bachelor of Arts programs: Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, International Business, Organizational Management, Operations Management, and Public Administration.
The specialization in Logistics Management will augment the Bachelor of Arts programs by providing a background in logistics and analytics and giving students insight into how they can be used to enhance a company's performance and bottom line. It will seek to provide a greater understanding of how a company's transportation system works, including the distribution of products, services, and materials.
"Ashford University's specialization in Logistics Management combines the optimum blend of theory and professional practice for anyone seeking a career in the distribution of products, services, and materials. It is designed for anyone with an interest in supply chain management, transportation management, or warehouse management," said Dr. Michael Reilly, program director of the Ashford University College of Business and Professional Studies.
Ashford University's specialization in Logistics Management is currently available online. It does not include any additional professional licensures or certifications.
About Ashford University
Founded in 1918, Ashford University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (www.ncahlc.org). The University offers graduate and undergraduate degree programs online and at its Clinton, Iowa, campus. The University is known for its high quality yet highly affordable online and on-campus programs. For more information, please visit www.ashford.edu or call Shari Rodriguez, director of Public Relations, at 858.513.9240 x2513.
About Bridgepoint Education
Bridgepoint Education's postsecondary education services focus on offering associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs in such disciplines as business, education, psychology, social sciences and health sciences. Bridgepoint Education's regionally accredited academic institutions - Ashford University and University of the Rockies - deliver their programs online as well as at traditional campuses located in Clinton, Iowa, and Colorado Springs, Colorado. For more information about Bridgepoint Education, visit www.bridgepointeducation.com or call Shari Rodriguez, director of Public Relations at 858.668.2580.