Transportation Engineering

Kansas State University

Postgraduate Certificate Online
24 months
12518 USD/year
6099 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The online Transportation Engineering graduate certificate program at Kansas State University provides transportation professionals the opportunity to expand their knowledge and skills through graduate study that is less extensive than a traditional master's program. 


Transportation Engineering students at Kansas State University can pursue a focused collection of courses to receive recognition for continued efforts in the area of transportation engineering. Transportation engineering graduate certificate courses may apply toward an engineering master's degree.

Learning outcomes

All courses needed for the program are offered online to students residing both in and out of the United States. Students never need to come to campus for any course work. A research paper or final presentation is required in order to complete the graduate certificate program.

Careers in Transportation Engineering

The provision of a safe, efficient and environmentally sound transportation system is critical to the physical, environmental and economic health of the nation. A pool of highly qualified transportation professionals is required to:

  • plan and design our nation's transportation systems
  • operate and maintain transportation infrastructure, facilities and services
  • K-State compiles post-graduation employment information. That information and other career assistance information can be found on the K-State Career Center website.


Kansas State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

The transportation engineering graduate certificate is offered through the Department of Civil Engineering in the College of Engineering. The department's undergraduate programs are accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET).

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Pavement Design
  • Traffic Engineering
  • Land Development for Civil Engineers and Planners

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • National Students: Applications are accepted year around




12 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET-accredited institution.
  • An undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 or above for the last 60 hours of courses taken.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12518 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12518 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    6099 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6099 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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