Academic Programs

Sustainable Transportation Certificate

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The predominant focus on automobile transportation has led to a variety of consequences that are less than sustainable such as urban sprawl, rising rates of obesity, growth in green house gas emissions, habitat degradation, dependence on fossil fuels, and equality concerns. The goal of this certificate is to provide students with the knowledge, literacy, skills and tools they need to develop plans for sustainable transportation.

Course Location/Delivery:

The Certificate is offered both fully online and on campus.

Admission Requirements:

Applicants must meet University Graduate Admissions and English Proficiency requirements.

Application Process:

To learn about the application process, and to access the application, please review our application process.



Curriculum Requirements (12 Credit Hours):

  • IDS 6233 Concepts and Principles of Sustainability (Credit Hours: 3)
  • IDS 6235 Economics and Finance for Sustainability (Credit Hours: 3)

And select one of the following:

  • IDS 6207 Renewable Transportation Fuels (Credit Hours: 3)
  • IDS 6239 Principles of Six Sigma for Sustainability (Credit Hours: 3)

And select one of the following:

  • CGN 6933 Sustainable Urban Mobility (Credit Hours: 3)
  • TTE 5501 Transportation Planning and Economics (Credit Hours: 3)
  • TTE 6651 Public Transportation (Credit Hours: 3)
  • TTE 6655 Transportation and Land Use (Credit Hours: 3)
  • TTE 6657 Sustainable Transportation (Credit Hours: 3)
  • URP 6711 Multimodal Transportation Planning (Credit Hours: 3)

Time Limit / Average Time to Completion:

The approximate time to complete the Certificate is two years.

Credit Toward Graduate Degree:

Up to 12 hours of certificate course credits may be applied to a graduate degree with departmental approval.


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