Get the Skills to Be a Professional Logistics & Dispatch Specialist

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7 Month Global Logistics and Dispatch Career Training Program

Please note that MIAT’s Dispatch programs are not offered at the Houston campus.

Global Logistics & Dispatch Specialists play a vital role in the business operations of shipping companies, emergency responders, and other public and private organizations.* Are you looking for a new challenge? Find out what it takes to become a dispatcher.

*MIAT is an educational institution and cannot guarantee employment or salary.

The Transportation Dispatch portion of MIAT’s Global Logistics and Dispatch certificate training program is rigorous and fast-paced. Subjects include:

  • meteorology
  • regulations
  • navigation
  • communication
  • emergency procedures
  • crisis management
  • air traffic control
  • computers
  • transporting dangerous goods/hazardous materials
  • human factors
  • troubleshooting

Job requirements include:

  • good situational awareness
  • multi-variable problem solving abilities
  • outstanding communication skills (oral and written)
  • excellent computer knowledge
  • dedication
  • general office management and clerical skills

Are You Career Training Ready? Find Out!Take the MIAT “Career Training Readiness Quiz”

The fun, online quiz takes 3-minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for. Get Your Career Training Readiness score now.

Employment Outlook and Information

A graduate of the Global Logistics and Dispatch Program can choose from a wide range of career opportunities in a variety of specialties within the transportation and public and private service industries. Dispatchers often enjoy an exciting and challenging work environment because no two days or shifts are exactly the same. Transportation Dispatch Specialists have an array of transferable skills that can be used in various disciplines such as aviation, emergency services, trucking dispatch, public utilities, rail, and public safety. Dispatchers exercise sound judgment and utilize problem-solving skills to maximize safety and efficiency, ensure compliance with all applicable regulations, and effectively make recommendations.

The Global Dispatch and Logistics Program is currently offered at our Canton, MI campus.

Get Backed by Over 50 Years of Success

MIAT - Established 1969

Since 1969 MIAT College of Technology has helped thousands of individuals get the industry-relevant skills, experience and connections it takes to pursue careers in the skilled trades. After more than 50 years in career education, MIAT has built an excellent reputation and strong working relationships with employers.

MIAT programs are developed in direct response to feedback from industry leaders looking for qualified employees. MIAT partners directly with employers to develop programs specifically tailored to fit their needs. As an MIAT student you will get the relevant, up-to-date skills employers are looking for.

We partner directly with employers to develop programs specifically tailored to fit their needs. As a MIAT student you get the relevant, up-to-date skills employers are look for.

Is a Career in Global Logistics & Dispatch Right For You? Don’t Delay! Get More Info…

To learn more about Global Logistics & Dispatch career training and to explore if MIAT is right for you, fill out the form on this page.

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For immediate questions, give us a call at

MIAT College of Technology – Canton, MI: 800-447-1310

Find out more about the opportunities waiting for you in our Global Logistics & Dispatch program!