Fees and Financial Assistance

The tution for the MS in Transportation Management program is $12,750.00 or $1,275 per (3-unit) course.

Fees are due and payable at the time of registration.

Options for financial assistance:

  • Fellowships offered by the Mineta Transportation Institute
  • Financial aid programs administered by the Financial Aid Office of San José State University. (Only admitted masters students are eligible.)
  • Employer reimbursement programs for employees' career-related educational expenses. (Check with your employer's training coordinator to see if this is an option.)

If you have quesitons about tuition and financial asssistance programs, contact the MSTM Coordinator, Michelle Waldron, at michelle.waldron@sjsu.edu or 408-924-3427.

Fellowships from the Mineta Transportation Institute

  • Masters students may receive $1,200 in fellowships per semester, up to a total of $4,800 for the duration of the program. 
  • Certificate students may receive $600 in fellowships per semester, up to a total of $1200 for the duration of the program. 
  •  The MTI Fellowship is conditional upon annual funding.

    Note: Students who begin in the certificate program but later transfer to the masters program may only receive four fellowships total, across both programs.      


Students are eligible for a fellowship if they:

  • Are a matriculated (degree seeking) student in the MSTM program OR are declared as a student in one of the transportation management certificate programs
  • Complete a class and earn a grade of B or higher, for both the Fall-A and Fall-B sessions OR the Spring-A and Spring-B sessions

How to apply

  • MTI Fellowship application for Fall 2019 - (will open late October)
  • Fellowship applications for the spring term must be submitted by April 15. Fellowship applications for the fall term must be submitted by November 15.
  • Once grades are posted for each semester it may take up to 2 months for fellowships to be processed and disbursed. 

San José State University Financial Aid

Admitted MSTM students are eligible to apply for federal financial aid. For complete details and application procedures, visit the Financial Aid & Scholarship Office on the SJSU website.

Here are a few tips specific to MSTM students:

  • Graduate students are eligible for Stafford Unsibsized or Grad Plus loans
  • Students must enroll in a minimum of 4 units per semester (fall or spring) to be eligible
  • Students who are eligible for federal financial aid may be eligible for a tuition deferment.