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Program at a Glance

Online Master's
College of Engineering and Computer Science
Credit Hours
Best Engineering University
Most Innovative University

Improve transportation systems through safe and efficient traffic flow with your online civil engineering masters of science.

Transportation needs are increasing all over the world. Traffic and population growth are creating a demand for efficient highways, airports, train routes and public means of transit in cities, small communities, and rural areas alike. With an online master’s in civil engineering degree focused in transportation, you’ll be equipped to plan, design, build and operate these systems of travel.

Through UCF Online, you have the opportunity to explore the transportation systems engineering, planning and operations that aid our commutes now, and in the future. This program is designed for students with an undergraduate engineering degree interested in intelligent transportation systems, traffic safety, traffic signal design, and construction engineering.

Upon graduating, students are prepared to work in a variety of settings, such as consulting firms and city, county, state, and federal government agencies. U.S. News & World Report ranks UCF’s College of Engineering as one of the top 100 public graduate engineering colleges nationwide. To open exciting new doors, get started today to earn your master’s in civil engineering (transportation).

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No GRE Required
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Complete your degree in as little as 2 years, full time

Application Deadlines

December 1
July 1

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Course Overview

Traffic Engineering

Engage in the study of operator and vehicle characteristics, as well as the design for street capacity, signals, signs, and markings.

Explore the materials, analysis, evaluation, and management of pavement and pavement systems.

Examine the background of aviation and airport development, aircraft characteristics. Engage in the planning and design of airport components. Analyze Heliport, STOL ports and pavement and drainage design.

Skills You'll Learn

  • Anticipate vehicular impact on the capacity of highways and roadways.
  • Understand and design the flow of traffic.
  • Analyze and design pavement for different features and vehicle use.

Career Projections


Annual Job


Job Growth
2019 - 2029

Source: Lightcast™ . 2024

Career Opportunities

  • Civic Engineer
  • Highway Engineer
  • Traffic Engineer
  • Transportation Systems Engineer
  • Senior Field Engineer