18 months
23100 USD/year
23100 USD/year
11310 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The MS program in Sustainable Transportation and Logistics from the University at Buffalo SUNY - School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is a 30-credit, full-time, 3-semester program with a minimum GPA of 3.0 required in every semester.  

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The Sustainable Transportation and Logistics program from the University at Buffalo SUNY - School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is designed to provide ample opportunities for learning state-of-the-art knowledge and industry best-practices, validated with industry interactions.


The curriculum consists of five courses that are designed to provide a common platform of relevant engineering principles & practices, coupled with managerial concepts & practices. Upon entering the program, the candidates will complete these five core courses as a cohort, followed by five courses in one of the following two tracks: (1) Transportation or (2) Logistics.

Culminating Experience

The degree culminates in one of three options: Comprehensive Exam (all-course option)  Master’s Thesis, or Master's Project. Although the all-course option, which requires 30 credit hours of coursework and a comprehensive exam, is the recommended path for most Masters’ students, a student, with approval of his/her permanent advisor, has the opportunity to choose a thesis (6-credits) or project (3-credits) as the culminating experience. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Logistics and Distribution Management 
  • Optimization and Resource Planning 
  • Supply Chains: Design, Modeling and Optimization 
  • Transportation Analytics 
  • Transportation Systems Modeling Fundamentals 
  • Traffic Operations and Design 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application
    • Transcripts
    • GRE & TOEFL Scores
    • Statement of Purpose Essay
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Online Recommendation Letters
    • Application Fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per semester during 18 months.
  • National

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per semester during 18 months.
  • In-State

    11310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5655 USD per semester during 18 months.

Living costs for Buffalo

920 - 1560 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


In support of the University at Buffalo’s PhD Excellence Initiative, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences offers competitive, elite fellowship packages designed to attract the best and brightest scholars in the world.

The Presidential Fellowship offers outstanding prospective graduate students an elite fellowship package to the top 10% incoming enrolled doctoral students each academic year. This competitive package pays a stipend of up to $43,000 USD per year for up to 4 years and includes summer support. This award also includes a full tuition waiver of $11,310 USD for New York State Residents and $23,100 USD for Non-Residents bringing the total package of support to $54,310-$66,100 dollars per year. 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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