Certificate in Transportation Management

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This post-baccalaureate Certificate in Transportation Management, intended for those working in public transportation, is an entryway to graduate studies in transportation management. Complete this four-course certificate within a year, in the evening, at designated CalTrans offices.

The Certificate in Transportation Management, offered by the Lucas Graduate School of Business in partnership with the Mineta Transportation Institute, is a great opportunity for busy professionals looking to further their studies in transportation management. Evening classes are offered statewide, making it possible to keep a career and be located anywhere in the state while earning this certificate.

9 units of coursework can later be applied to the MSTM program if enrolled.

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*Fee listed will increase by 5% in Fall 2026. SJSU makes every effort to keep student costs to a minimum; however, fees listed in published schedules may need to be increased to maintain the high quality of education we offer and are subject to change upon approval by the Board of Trustees, the Chancellor, or the campus President, as appropriate.

Program Benefits

Real-world exposure

SJSU’s partnership with Mineta Transportation Institute exposes students to transportation research and the issues within the transportation system.

An introduction to the industry

This certificate is open to anyone with an undergraduate degree in any field. It is a great way for a student to take the first step to a transportation career or continue their studies with the MSTM.

Network after work

Evening classes are offered online in a group setting, so you will still have an opportunity to meet and connect with other individuals in your learning group.

Career Opportunities

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