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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus


Portland State University

12 months
724 USD/credit 15204 USD/year
724 USD/credit 15204 USD/year
497 USD/credit 10437 USD/year
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The Graduate Certificate in Transportation at Portland State University will offer you advanced education at the intersection of urban planning and civil engineering for those seeking to build upon their knowledge and credentials to move people and goods safely. 

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Students in the Transportation program at Portland State University can choose among a wide range of relevant courses in transportation planning and engineering to develop their analytical, practical, and problem-solving skills. With your Certificate, you’ll leave prepared to guide progressive, forward-thinking initiatives in your urban setting.

What can you do 

  • The Certificate is designed for established transportation professionals who want to build their skills, and also for those seeking to build technical and analytical knowledge to enter the fascinating and multidisciplinary field of transportation.
  • Alumni of the certificate program have used their advanced knowledge to advance their careers in urban planning, architecture, or civil engineering.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Urban Transportation: Problems and Policies
  • Urban Transportation Planning 
  • Transportation and Land Use
  • Economics of Urban Transportation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


21 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission eligibility is based on receipt of a baccalaureate degree equivalent to a United States four-year bachelor's degree from a college or university recognized as an institution of higher education by the Ministry of Education in the relevant country or be regionally accredited within the U.S. prior to matriculating into a graduate program.
  • To be considered for regular admission, applicants must have a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or the equivalent (on the U.S. 4.0 scale). Applicants who have earned 9 or more letter-graded graduate credits must have a minimum graduate GPA of 3.0 or the equivalent; this graduate GPA supersedes the undergraduate GPA. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15204 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 724 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    15204 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 724 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10437 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 497 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Portland

1271 - 2262 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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