With more people living in cities and urban areas than ever before, transportation systems and planning are critical to managing sustainability and the demands of a rapidly growing population.
The Certificate in Transportation Planning is an interdisciplinary program administered by the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy. Combining transportation planning with transportation policy and project management, this certificate program is especially appropriate for students intending to pursue careers as transportation planners who will implement planning within government agencies.
The Certificate in Transportation Planning consists of 12 units of graduate course work.
|Required Courses (8 units)||Units|
|PPD 633||Methods and Modeling Tools for Transportation Planning||4|
|PPD 634||Institutional and Policy Issues in Transportation||4|
|Elective Courses (4-7 units)||Units|
|PPD 557||Modeling and Operations Research||4|
|PPD 621||Environmental Impacts||4|
|PPDE 630||Community Health Planning||4|
|PPDE 637||Urban Mass Transit||4|
|PPDE 640||Environmental Planning and Analysis||4|
|PPDE 644||Land Use and Transportation||4|
Current USC Graduate Students — Applicants for the Certificate in Transportation Planning who are currently enrolled in a graduate program at USC (and are in good standing with a 3.0 GPA) need only submit the appropriate paperwork for adding the certificate program, which may be obtained from the student services advisor in RGL 102.
Prospective Applicants — Applicants for the Certificate in Transportation Planning who have not matriculated at USC must make a formal application at the USC Graduate Admission website.
Applicants must submit the following items:
July 1 – Fall Semester
Please contact the USC Price Office of Admissions at [email protected] for more information.