Mineta Consortium for Equitable, Efficient, and Sustainable Transportation (MCEEST) partners offer a variety of educational resources at their universities. Each of these resources helps students earn the degrees they need to become qualified for positions in the transportation industry and its supporting professions. Many programs also help current professionals gain the education necessary for advancement.

SJSU/MTI offers an interdisciplinary California State University Master of Science in Transportation Management program, fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The curriculum is led by nationally recognized instructors who are academic or industry experts. Classes are held in the evening, allowing students to work full time while earning their degrees. In a program that caters to working professionals, students bring a diversity of experiences and perspectives to the classroom—a typical cohort can include transit agency CEOs studying alongside train operators and front-line transit workers. SJSU offers an accredited Master of Urban Planning with a specialization in transportation and land-use planning. Additional transportation-related degree programs at SJSU include a BS in Aviation, a BS and MS in Aerospace Engineering, a BS and MS in Civil Engineering (concentration in transportation), a BS and MS in Industrial Systems and Engineering, and an MS in Human Factors.

Non-Degree Programs
SJSU’s College of Business offers High-Speed and Intercity Rail Management; Transportation Safety, Security, and Emergency Management; and Transportation Management graduate certificates. SJSU’s Department of Urban and Regional Planning offers a graduate certificate in transportation and land use planning and geographic information science.


Howard University offers an accredited Civil and Environmental Engineering program leading to BS degrees as well as Master of Engineering, MS, and doctoral degrees. Specializations include Environmental and Water Resources Engineering, Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Materials, Earthquake Engineering, Transportation Systems Engineering, and Geotechnical Engineering. Additional related degree programs include transportation economics, public administration, transportation planning, design of modal infrastructure, and project and construction management.

Navajo Technical University is the only tribally governed institution in the U.S. to offer ABET-accredited BS programs in Electrical Engineering and Industrial Engineering. NTU also offers transportation-related degree programs in Environmental Science, Advanced Manufacturing, Geospatial Information Systems (GIS), and Information Technology.

Non-Degree Programs
NTU offers certificate programs in transportation trades, including automotive technology, construction technology, engineering technician, GIS, and welding


The University of South Florida offers a U.S. News and World Report highly ranked engineering program leading to BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Transportation is an area of specialization, and students work with the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) to participate in research experiences. USF also offers a Master of Urban & Regional Planning (concentration in transportation), and an MA in Global Sustainability.

Non-Degree Programs
CUTR at USF is the certifying body for the Easter Seals Project Action Consulting ADA Complementary Paratransit Manager Certification program and Certified Travel Trainer program. CUTR offers certificates in Commuter Choice and in Social Marketing in Transportation, and graduate certificates in Transportation Systems Analysis and Sustainable Transportation, in addition to the Florida Transit Operator Trainer Training Program and the Certified Transit Technician Program.



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