M.S. Program Overview

Objective

The Master of Science degree program in Transportation provides a curriculum in transportation that prepares students to assume positions as professional managers and planners in all aspects of transportation management, planning, and analysis. Students can concentrate their studies on traffic engineering, transportation planning, and transportation management and logistics. Students may use appropriate courses in other disciplines to complement their program of study.

Admission to Program

For unconditional admission, applicants must have earned a minimum undergraduate academic average of 3.0 in their major area of study and not less than 3.0 overall. For conditional admission, applicants must have earned a minimum undergraduate academic average of 2.5 in their major area of study and not less than 2.5 overall.

General Requirements for Degree

All candidates for the degree who select the thesis option must complete thirty (30) credit hours (including TRSP.799, Thesis Seminar) and submit an acceptable thesis. Candidates selecting the non-thesis option must complete thirty (30) credit hours and pass a written comprehensive examination. All students must complete the core requirements as indicated below.