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New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering    
 
    
 
  Nov 23, 2017
 
2013-2014 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Transportation Management, M.S.


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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: 12 Credits


Students will take elective courses in the following areas:

  • Management Electives (MG, subject to prerequisites), 6 credits
  • Transportation Electives (TR, subject to prerequisites), 6 credits
  • One (1) Elective in either Management or Transportation, 3 credits

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