The Tandon School of Engineering, NYU’s college of engineering and applied sciences, is the second oldest private engineering and technology school in the United States. Transportation students at NYU live and work in the epicenter of one of the largest and most complex urban transportation networks in the world, using New York City as a living laboratory to learn about and study today’s most pressing transportation issues. Esteemed faculty offer a wealth of expertise, training students in everything from the fundamentals of traffic engineering to the latest in smart cities technology.

The primary departments involved in transportation education are the Department of Civil and Urban Engineering (CUE) in the Tandon School of Engineering, the Wagner School of Public Service, and the Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP).

Wagner Degree Programs

From transportation to environment, and crime to education, urban issues are complex because they're interrelated. NYU Wagner's program looks at urban planning in the context of these issues, offering a Master of Urban Planning with elective focus areas such as Environmental Planning , Infrastructure and Transportation, and Urban Analytics.

At the University of Washington’s department Civil & Environmental Engineering (UW CEE) students and faculty are taking on the challenges presented by aging national infrastructure, while developing new approaches to address the needs of urban systems and communities around the globe. UW CEE is dedicated to providing students with leading-edge technical skill development and opportunities for hands-on practice to enable them to tackle complex engineering problems in response to changing technological and societal needs.

UW CEE is unique in the number of study abroad opportunities led by department faculty. Many students study abroad in other countries, enabling them to gain an international and historical engineering perspective.

Online and Certificate Programs at UW

Online courses are open to graduate students as electives across the College of Engineering. Coursework is similar to in-person programs and are taught by faculty from the UW departments of Civil & Environmental Engineering and Construction Management, as well as experts in the field.

Engineering at UW

From mobility to safety, UW CEE transportation engineering researchers develop solutions to pressing challenges in the transportation field. Research in this area is booming, driving rapid improvements in transportation systems worldwide. Degree programs are offered in Transportation, Urban Planning, and Smart Cities.

At Rutgers Engineering, students have the opportunity to be part of a dynamic engineering community that includes world-renowned faculty conducting leading-edge research as well as engaged and motivated students from a diversity of backgrounds and interests, who remain networked beyond their studies as part of a 25,000-strong alumni association.

Rutgers engineering scholars and professionals are out front communicating ideas and envisioning projects and solutions that make the world a better place to live. 

An engineering degree from Rutgers is a springboard to an innovative and impactful career. Graduates leave with a solid technical and scientific foundation that empowers them to build a future that’s sustainable, ethical, and secure for all.

CUNY-New York City College of Technology has a robust undergraduate research program where its diverse body of student researchers participate in semester or year-long research projects with faculty mentors from all C2SMARTER institutions. 

City Tech is a designated Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), committed to providing broad access to high-quality technological and professional education for a diverse population. It places first among CUNY colleges in NSF rankings of schools that award STEM associate degrees to women, minorities, and persons with disabilities. Of the 14,276 enrolled students, 85% identify as non-white, where 34% are Hispanic, 28% are Black, 21% are Asian, and 46% of enrolled students are female.

City Tech has research laboratories for materials testing, three 3-D and digital fabrication laboratories (5,500sf), and a 4,000sf machine shop. City Tech is also the founding partner of The Research Yard (TRY) at the Brooklyn Navy Yard a 40,000sf state-of-the-art advanced research and applied learning space.

Certificate in Construction Mgmt

City Tech’s Department of Construction Management and Civil Engineering Technology offers their Certificate in Construction Management as a 1-year microcredential with a unique specialization for highway/transit construction. The certificate has been designed to enhance the opportunities for those already employed in the construction industry without any formal academic or technical background in construction management.

AAS Degrees at City Tech

The associate degree in applied science in Construction Management Technology is the only one of its kind in the CUNY system. It prepares students for careers as managers and technicians in the field of construction. The Civil Engineering Technology AAS program prepares students for positions as engineering technicians in a broad range of public works projects including structures, transportation facilities, water supply, and more.
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The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) is a comprehensive top tier public research university that is increasing access to exceptional higher education. UTEP seeks to advance discovery of public value and positively impact the health, culture, education, and economy of the communities they are part of and serve.

UTEP has partnered with the Universidad de Guadalajara for the “U.S.-Mexico Bidirectional Study Abroad Program on Smart Cities.” Created in 2007 as part of this program, the Cyber-Share Center of Excellence conducts research on the integration of knowledge, models, and data in collaborative contexts, especially across disciplinary and organizational boundaries..

Degree Programs at UTEP

UTEP offers a number of transportation-related degree programs offered through the Department of Civil Engineering: a BS in Civil Engineering and Construction Management; an M.S. in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Construction Management, Construction Management (Online), and Civil and Environmental Engineering; and a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering. A Graduate Certificate in Construction Management is also offered.

Smart Cities Dual Degree Program

The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) is offering the Dual Master Degrees Program in Smart Cities Science & Engineering jointly with Czech Technical University (CTU) in Prague, Czech Republic. This program is co-hosted by the College of Engineering at UTEP, and the Faculty of Transportation Sciences at CTU. Students who have completed one year of study at UTEP and another year of study at CTU under this program will earn two degrees: MSCE at UTEP and ME at CTU.

North Carolina Agriculture and Technical State University (NCAT) is home to the first National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center at an HBCU. It is one of a handful of select engineering programs in North America participating in the Society of Automotive Engineers/General Motors AutoDrive Challenge to create a next-generation self-driving vehicle and are at the forefront of transportation innovation. 

NCAT, the largest historically black university in the country, produces more African American engineers and agricultural scientists than any university in the nation. Of the 12,000 enrolled students, 66% are female and 85% identify as American Indian, Black, Hispanic, or Pacific Islander. NCAT’s STEPS4GROWTH program, a multidisciplinary initiative based in the Computational Data Science and Engineering departments, recently received a $23.7 million Good Jobs Grant in recognition of its leading role. They recently opened a new, $90 million Engineering Research and Innovation Center, to foster an ever-expanding research program through expansion of strategic partnerships with a broad range of federal agencies and private concerns. 

Online Certificate Programs at NCAT

The undergrad Certificate in Cybersecurity provides opportunities to students in all majors to learn cybersecurity topics, concepts and skills and pursue a career in cybersecurity. The objectives of the certificate program are that each graduate should be able to: apply cybersecurity techniques and tools in related positions in industry, perform effectively in lifelong learning, including cybersecurity-related studies in graduate programs, and communicate and contribute cybersecurity ideas and/or knowledge in interdisciplinary teams.

Post-baccalaureate Certificate

NCAT offers a post-baccalaureate certificate in Cybersecurity that covers information privacy and security, telecommunications and network security knowledge needed by emerging transportation innovations, such as CAVs. It also offers a program in Data Analytics to introduce students to data processing, visualization, and modeling. The Data Analytics program is multidisciplinary featuring elective classes from the Computer Science, Math, Statistics, Business Analytics and Management, and Industrial and Systems Engineering departments.

Texas Southern University (TSU) is one of the nation’s largest historically black universities in the country, with over 90% of minority enrollment, and their faculty mentorship program for untenured junior/young faculty targets minority faculty recruitment and retention. Their partnership with Houston-Galveston Area Council and US Army Corps of Engineers at furnishes students with internship opportunities in the public sector.

TSU runs a state-of the-art Traffic Operations lab with hardware-in-the-loop capabilities, to make it virtually available to other team members and partners for research, teaching, and training.

Certificate Programs

TSU has certificate programs in Construction Technology and Maritime Transportation, which are designed to develop qualified personnel for transportation employment to enhance workplace skills in the industry for career advancement. The Maritime Certification Program evolved from our Transportation Studies degree program to provide comprehensive transportation education and prepare students to enter the public and private sectors with considerable training and advanced knowledge.

B.S. Programs

TSU has a B.S. program in Maritime Transportation Management and Security through interdisciplinary undergraduate research and education. This program provides students with three concentrations: Logistics &  Freight, Security, and Environment. TSU also offers a B.S. in Aviation Science Management geared towards people who want professional jobs at airports, in airlines, air traffic controls, etc. The aviation industry is in need of aviation professionals from management to pilots.