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The Charles and Patsy Collat Industrial Distribution Program at UAB is one of a small number of such programs in the world that prepares graduates to manage the flow of materials from manufacturers to distributors — which means they play a key role in propelling the economy forward by supplying the building blocks for products created and used all over the world.
The UAB ID major program includes a strong emphasis on applied engineering technical knowledge and channel management, preparing students for careers in sales, operations, purchasing and logistics. A concentration in Medical Equipment and Supplies Distribution provides a unique path for students pursuing similar careers in the medical industry. Our partnerships with industry leaders in distribution and manufacturing — as well as UAB's School of Engineering opens a new website and Heersink School of Medicine opens a new website ensure our students are prepared with the tools and hands-on learning that is relevant in today's business practices.
Students are prepared for careers in sales, operations, or purchasing in a technical industry through a curriculum that combines engineering with distribution and marketing courses.
Medical Equipment and Supplies Distribution
A first-of-its-kind concentration that prepares graduates for a career in the medical equipment and supplies industry with a curriculum that blends life sciences, pre-medicine and health administration with health-related distribution courses.Learn More