Programs Master’s Master’s Programs Civil & Environmental Engineering Graduate Certificate in Transportation Systems

Graduate Certificate in Transportation Systems


Spring 2025:
September 1, 2024

Fall 2023:
December 15, 2022


The graduate certificate in Transportation Systems is an interdisciplinary program administered by the Department of Civil Engineering. The certificate program allows students to specialize in transportation applications, while simultaneously receiving a degree in their home department. The certificate in transportation systems combines elements of transportation engineering with transportation policy, planning and project management. The program is especially appropriate for students intending to pursue careers as developers of transportation technologies, or as implementers of technologies within government agencies.

International Students: This program is not eligible for the OPT STEM extension.

Please Note: Requirements for graduation, course offerings, course availability, track offerings, and any other degree requirements are subject to change. Students should consult with an academic advisor prior to registering for any classes.

  • A minimum of 18 units is required to earn the Graduate Certificate in Transportation Systems
  • Required Core Courses: 18 units
  • Program prerequisites may be satisfied after enrollment in the certificate program by taking the indicated courses or their equivalent. Courses shoud be selected in consultation with an advisor. Graduate students cannot present courses numbered below 400 for any USC graduate certificate or degree
  • The courses taken for the certificate may be applied later to the M.S. in Civil Engineering - Transportation degree
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required for graduation

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Published on July 10th, 2017

Last updated on February 21st, 2024