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New Supply Chain and Logistics Management Programs at FSW to Meet SWFL Workforce Demand

May 22, 2024

MAY 22, 2024 – PUNTA GORDA, FLA — Florida SouthWestern State College’s (FSW) School of Business and Technology will launch two new programs this fall at the FSW Charlotte Campus in Punta Gorda. These programs are tailored to meet the growing demand for skilled professionals in the supply chain and transportation industry and underscore FSW's dedication to aligning educational offerings with market demands. FSW’s Associate in Science (AS) degree in Supply Chain Management program is delivered in a combination of on-campus and online for the prerequisite courses. The core supply chain courses, covering supply chain strategy, logistics, procurement, and operations management, will be offered exclusively online. This program prepares students for successful careers in the rapidly evolving field of supply chain management. Visit to learn more about this program. Delivered entirely online, FSW’s College Credit Certificate (CCC) in Logistics and Transportation focuses on logistics management, transportation principles, supply chain operations, and strategic planning. Students will be prepared to navigate the complexities of contemporary logistics and transportation management effectively. Visit to learn more about this program. "These new programs reflect FSW’s commitment to providing students with relevant and cutting-edge education that prepares them for success in today’s workforce," said Dr. Mary Myers, Dean of the School of Business and Technology at FSW. "We are excited to launch these programs and look forward to seeing our students thrive in their careers." According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of logisticians is projected to grow 18 percent from 2022 to 2032, with about 21,800 job openings projected each year. Enrollment for both programs is now open for the fall semester. For more information or to apply for these programs, visit ##### Florida SouthWestern State College is Southwest Florida’s largest and most affordable institution of higher education. Annually serving nearly 20,000 students globally, FSW offers a variety of nationally-ranked, career-focused academic programs with two- and four-year degrees and professional certifications, several with 100 percent licensure pass and job placements rates. Study and travel abroad opportunities are available for students through FSW’s Center for International Education. Students are also active in clubs and programs catered to their interests. Visit for more information.

Last Updated: May 22, 2024

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