Graduate study in transportation at the University of California, Berkeley prepares you for a professional, teaching, and research career. Emphasis is on the acquisition of advanced knowledge concerning planning, design, operations, maintenance, rehabilitation, performance, and evaluation of transportation systems, including their economic and public policy aspects. The program stresses development of analytic, problem-solving, design, and management skills suitable for public and private sector professional work.
Transportation faculty with diverse backgrounds and research interests, including emeriti professors, teach transportation courses. In addition, faculty from City and Regional Planning, Economics, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Business Administration, Political Science, and other departments offer courses related to transportation.
Students also have the opportunity to work and interact with research staff at the Institute of Transportation Studies.