2018-2020 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) 
    Jun 17, 2021  
2018-2020 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Transportation Management, M.S.

Master of Science in Transportation Management

The program is for practicing professionals who deal with a public transit system, and agency and/or facility management. It combines basic management skills with a working knowledge of techniques and approaches to optimize transportation system results.

Goals and Objectives

The primary goal of the MS in Transportation Management is to prepare professionals to effectively and efficiently manage various transportation enterprises. The emphasis is on agencies, facilities and services in the public sector. Specific objectives of the program are to provide:

  • a basic background in management skills and techniques, specifically as applied to public and private transportation organizations;
  • basic understanding of the economic aspects of the transportation sector;
  • an understanding of the importance of national, state and local transportation policy on public and private sector organizations;
  • fundamental knowledge on some specific issues and problems in managing and operating public transportation facilities.

Program Requirements

Electives: 15 Credits

Students will take elective courses in the following areas:

  • Management Electives (MG or CE, subject to prerequisites), 6 credits
  • 9 elective courses subject to advisor approval


1 Effective Spring 2019. Students entering the MS program prior to Spring 2019 may take TR-GY 6011 Fundamental Concepts in Transportation  1.5 Credits and TR-GY 6211 Economic Analysis of Transportation Alternatives  1.5 Credits in place of TR-GY 6053.