Transportation and Logistics Certificate Program
University of Wisconsin-Superior
Old Main 102
Belknap and Catlin
P.O. Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880
Transportation and Logistics Certificate Program
The CTL is a transportation and logistics industry leading certification, since 1948, offered through the American Society of Transportation and Logistics. This program offers the designation of CTL (Certified in Transportation and Logistics) to candidates who demonstrate their understanding of the fundamentals of the profession through the successful completion of three modules of required study material, as well as three elective modules.
The UW-Superior CTL Program has many benefits. Our program is offered 100% online, which means you can complete it at your own pace while still working a full time job. You will now be able to obtain certification online with instructor led modules.
This certificate meets the academic requirements for obtaining the CTL, as UW-Superior is an approved ASTL academic provider. Also, if you successfully complete each module, you will not have to take the ASTL final exam since we are an approved provider institution.
In addition, our modules are designed by world class instructors and practitioners in the field of transportation and logistics, ensuring that your education meets or exceeds industry standards.
In addition to gaining a nationally recognized credential and saving valuable time and resources for your company, you will increase employee satisfaction. Research has shown employer-provided training has the same effect on job satisfaction as a 17.7% net wage increase, according to a study of nearly 5,000 workers in Spain by Santiago Budría of the University of Madeira.
There are many positions in the transportation and logistics industry that benefit from the designation of CTL. Some titles of CTL professionals currently employed in the field include: Logistics Specialist, Operations Manager, Logistics Analyst, Director of Supply Chain Management, Director of Global Logistics, Transportation Supervisor, Fleet Manager, Material Planner, Supply Chain Analyst, Import Buyer, Traffic Manager, Distribution Director, Transit Coordinator, among thousands more.
We encourage you to look at the numerous benefits of certification. With as vast as the transportation and logistics industry is, becoming certified in a field that has value in multiple occupations could enhance your career options. To answer this question, you might look at the types of occupations listed above and determine if you have an interest or are currently employed in the field.
Those seeking certification must have a minimum of a four year degree or three years of full time experience in the field of transportation and logistics.
A person must successfully pass six modules to obtain the CTL. There are three required modules, which all students must take, and six elective modules, which students must choose three from. UW-Superior currently offers all three required modules and three of the six elective modules. Successfully completing the six modules we offer will allow you to obtain your CTL.
There is one required module for the PLS, Logistics and Supply Chain Strategy. Successful completion of this one module will satisfy the academic requirements to obtain the designation of Professional in Logistics and Supply Chain Management through ASTL.
Currently our program is only offered as a noncredit option. We hope to be able to offer a credit option in the future.
Yes. Textbooks required for each module are listed on each of the module info pages.
Modules are taken through our campus learning management system, Learn@UW-Superior. Students who enroll in the program will receive an account that will give them access to the modules that they enroll in. All lectures, content, and quizzes are administered through Learn@UW-Superior.
Modules are offered starting on the second Wednesday of each month. We suggest that you complete each module within four weeks if seeking certification within a six month time frame. We will allow up to eight weeks to compete each module. Extensions beyond eight weeks must be requested by the student.
Yes, any module can be taken individually. In the future if you decide to seek certification, modules already taken will count towards your certification.
The modules we offer satisfy the academic requirement portions of the CTL and PLS certifications. To receive your certification from ASTL you must be a member of ASTL and maintain membership to maintain your certification. A one year membership is included with your program cost. It is the responsibility of the student to maintain membership to ASTL each year after that to maintain certification.
At the present time, we do not offer scholarships but hope to in the near future.
No. You may pay for modules in installments, as the modules are offered.
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