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DEGREES OFFERED

VECTOR offers three possible degree options, a Master of Science, Master of Engineering and a Doctorate of Philosophy. Click here to apply to the transportation engineering program in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Vanderbilt University.

COURSE LISTING

The following is a list of courses representative of what our graduate students take toward major requirements of a MS and Ph.D. degree.

Core course offerings:

  • CE 255 – Transportation System Design (3 hours)
  • CE 256 – Urban Transportation Planning (3 hours)
  • CE 257 – Traffic Engineering (3 hours)
  • CE 259 – Geographic Information Systems (3 hours)
  • CE 262 – Intelligent Transportation Systems (3 hours)
  • CE 290 – Reliability and Risk Case Studies (3 hours)
  • CE 299 – Special Topics: Introduction to Intermodal Freight Transportation Systems (3 hours)
  • CE 351 – Public Transportation Systems (3 hours)
  • CE 355 – Advanced Transportation Design (3 hours)
  • CE 356 – Advanced Transportation Planning (3 hours)
  • CE 357 – Theory of Traffic Flow (3 hours)
  • ENVE 296 – Safety, Security and Environmental Risk Management (3 hours)
  • Elective course offerings:

  • ENGM 254 – Production and Supply Chain Management (3 hours)
  • CS 265 – Introduction to Database Management Systems (3 hours)
  • ENGM 273 – Systems Engineering (3 hours)
  • MATH 216 – Probability and Statistics for Engineering (3 hours)
  • MATH 288 – Linear Optimization (2 hours)
  • MGT 371 – Operations Management  (2 hours)
  • MGT 471 – Operations Planning and Control (2 hours)
  • MGT 472 – Supply Chain Management and Information (2 hours)
  • MGT 576 – Time-Based Competition (2 hours)

  • REQUIREMENTS AND COURSES

    For additional information on degree requirements and offered courses, refer to the Civil and Environmental Engineering webpage. Please note that VECTOR also allows students flexibility in designing their course plan as courses may be taken in other schools of Vanderbilt University, such as the Law School, the Owen Graduate School of Management, Peabody College, and/or the College of Arts and Science.