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M.S. in Transportation and Urban Systems

Program Description
Sample plan of study
Frequently asked questions
Graduate faculty information
Admission requirements
Contact information

This online M.S. in Transportation and Urban Systems degree focuses on the following areas: urban transportation systems; relationships between transportation, land use, environment, emergency response, and logistical delivery systems; coordinated planning, operations, and security; and the spatial dimensions of urban systems.

The curriculum is built around the topics of: Public transportation systems, geographic information systems, freight transportation and logistical delivery systems, urban geography and land use, the environmental impacts of transportation systems, transportation and urban systems, transportation systems security, and the sustainability of transportation and urban systems. Because the M.S. degree requires a thesis, it is targeted toward students with strong research interests.

We also offer a 9 credit online Transportation and Urban Systems Graduate Certificate. Graduate certificates are valuable tools for career advancement and are designed for individuals who want to gain credentials at the graduate-level prior to completing a full master's program. Credits from the graduate certificate are designed to transfer into a full graduate degree program.

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Sample Plan of Study

Requirements for the degree will be met by each student formulating their plan of study utilizing the following courses as required. At least 16 credits must be completed using approved courses numbered from 601-689, 691, 700-789, and 791.

Required Core Courses:

Elective Courses:

Total Credits: 30 Minimum

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Frequently Asked Questions

F.A.Q.'s will added at a later date.


Graduate Faculty

For information about graduate faculty for this program as well as their current research interests, visit the M.S. in Transportation & Urban Systems bulletin page.

 


Admission

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For current admission requirements, visit the M.S. in Transportation & Urban Systems bulletin page.

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Contact Information

NDSU College of Graduate and Interdisciplinary Studies Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute
Phone: 701-231-7938
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Web: http://www.ndsu.edu/transportation/tus/

NDSU Distance & Continuing Education
Phone: 1-800-726-1724 or 701-231-7015
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NDSU Graduate School
Phone: 701-231-7033
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Web: http://www.ndsu.edu/gradschool/

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