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 https://tyler.temple.edu/non-matriculating-students.
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.
Number of Credits Required to Complete the Certificate: 121
|CTRP 8655||Transportation Planning||3|
|Select three from the following: 2||9|
|Integrated Transportation and Land-Use Planning: Context-Sensitive Design Solutions|
|Non-motorized Transportation Planning|
|Travel Demand Modeling|
|Total Credit Hours||12|
Students matriculated in the MS in City and Regional Planning program may elect to take the certificate courses as a transcripted concentration within the MS degree. Other graduate students matriculated at Temple University may take certificate classes as electives for their program with the approval of their program advisor.
For one elective, students may substitute a relevant 3-credit graduate course selected in consultation with a department advisor or chair.
GPA Required to be Awarded the Certificate: 3.0 minimum
Certificate Program Web Address:
Tyler School of Art and Architecture
Graduate Admissions Office
2001 N. 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6016
Graduate Program Head:
Jeffrey P. Doshna, PhD, AICP
Sasha W. Eisenman
201 Dixon Hall