PAC Logistics program ranks No. 3 in the nation

August 1, 2022

Dr. Robert Garza

According to the U.S. News and World Report, Logistics and Supply Chain Management is one of the 50 fastest-growing career fields in our current economy. It is a discipline that helps maintain a proper flow of inventory from the production line to the hands of consumers for businesses of all sizes.

At Palo Alto College, our Logistics and Supply Chain Management program is designed to prepare students for various career fields in the logistics industry, including transportation, warehousing, distribution, inventory control, purchasing, and international logistics. Students can earn an associate degree and multiple certificates of completion that concentrate on logistics principles and best practices to solve various management-level obstacles in movement, storage, control, and information flow.

Recently, Palo Alto College’s Logistics and Supply Chain program was named third on a list of the top 14 online Associate in Logistics programs in the nation among community colleges by, a student-focused comprehensive research guide. With an Intelligent Score of 93.93 out of 100, Palo Alto College’s program received an additional designation for being “Best in the West.”

Being nationally recognized is a testament to the dedicated faculty and staff who work tirelessly to provide a first-rate education, whether it be online or in-person. Our collective mission is designed to help students to enter the workforce upon completion while having the necessary skills, knowledge, and hands-on experience for them to thrive.

Whether students are pursuing a technical degree to enter the workforce or want to continue their education toward a bachelor’s degree, we are committed to providing a top-tier education and experience for our students and our industry partners.

The Fall semester begins Monday, Aug. 22, and there’s still time to enroll.

Visit for more on the Logistics and Supply Chain Management program at Palo Alto College and the degrees and certifications offered.

This column by Dr. Robert Garza, president of Palo Alto College, was originally published in the San Antonio Express-News’ Southside Reporter and