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Program at a Glance

College of Engineering and Computer Science
Civil, Environ, & Constr Engr
$369.65 per credit hour
$1,194.05 per credit hour

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The Transportation Systems Engineering track in the Civil Engineering MS program reflects the very broad nature of the field, which encompasses the design, and enhancement of the transportation infrastructure of society. The program's course work focuses on transportation planning and traffic engineering.

Faculty research interests include intelligent transportation systems, traffic safety, and traffic signal design. Students completing the program find positions in consulting firms, and construction-related industries, in city, county, state, and federal government agencies, and academic institutions.

The Transportation Systems Engineering track in the Civil Engineering MS program is for students with appropriate science or engineering baccalaureate backgrounds. Both a thesis option and a nonthesis option are available with each requiring 30 credit hours of graduate courses. The thesis option requires 15 credit hours of required courses, 9 credit hours of elective courses (exclusive of thesis and research), and a thesis (6 credit hours). The nonthesis option requires 15 credit hours of required courses and 15 credit hours of elective graduate course work. The nonthesis option also requires submission of an end-of-program portfolio. The student must develop an individual program of study with a faculty adviser and must have background or articulation course work as described below. At least one-half of the required credits must be taken at the 6000 level.

Total Credit Hours Required: 30 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor's Degree

Please Note: Civil Engineering MS, Transportation Systems Track may be completed fully online, although not all elective options or program prerequisites may be offered online. Newly admitted students choosing to complete this program exclusively via UCF online classes may enroll with a reduction in campus-based fees.

International students (F or J visa) are required to enroll in a full-time course load of 9 credit hours during the fall and spring semesters. Only 3 of the 9 credit hours may be taken in a completely online format. For a detailed listing of enrollment requirements for international students, please visit If you have questions, please consult UCF Global at (407) 823-2337.

UCF is not authorized to provide online courses or instruction to students in some states. Refer to State Restrictions for current information.

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