Graduate Certificate: Transportation Planning


About the Certificate

The graduate certificate in Transportation Planning is available to non-matriculated students and students in other Temple University graduate programs, with the approval of their graduate advisor. The courses introduce the broad range of issues and topics relevant to transportation planning and the specific relationships between transportation planning and land use planning. Through elective courses, the certificate also provides the opportunity for students to deepen knowledge and training in specific areas of transportation planning. Undertaking the graduate certificate in Transportation Planning allows students to develop:

  • knowledge of the key contemporary transportation and travel behavior challenges facing transportation planners and engineers;
  • critical thinking skills to address these challenges and analyze important debates in the field; and
  • familiarity with and basic competence in transportation planning methodologies.

This certificate meets the needs of public and private sector employees who work in the field of transportation planning without academic degrees in transportation planning or transportation engineering.

Campus Location: Main and Center City

Full-Time/Part-Time Status: The graduate certificate can be completed on a part-time basis. NOTE: International students may not be eligible to apply for a student visa based on admission to the certificate program. Please contact Tyler School of Art and Architecture’s admissions advisor for more information.

Non-Matriculated Student Policy: To register for certificate courses as a non-matriculated student, please visit Tyler School of Art and Architecture’s Non-Matriculating Students webpage found at

Admission Requirements and Deadlines

Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: All applicants must present credentials that are the equivalent of the appropriate baccalaureate degree at Temple University.

Certificate Requirements

Number of Credits Required to Complete the Certificate: 121

Required Courses:

Core Course
CTRP 8655Transportation Planning3
Select three from the following: 29
Regional Development
Integrated Transportation and Land-Use Planning: Context-Sensitive Design Solutions
Non-motorized Transportation Planning
Travel Demand Modeling
Total Credit Hours12

GPA Required to be Awarded the Certificate: 3.0 minimum


Certificate Program Web Address:

Department Information:

Tyler School of Art and Architecture

Graduate Admissions Office

2001 N. 13th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19122-6016


Department Contacts:

Graduate Program Head:

Jeffrey P. Doshna, PhD, AICP


Department Chairperson:

Sasha W. Eisenman

201 Dixon Hall