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Certificate of Graduate Study in Sustainable Transportation Systems and Planning
is a transdisciplinary field of study that broadly examines the
movement of people and goods over space as well as the economic, public
health, environmental and social impacts of those systems.
Local, regional and global
transportation systems are vital to building community, the economy,
quality of life. Transportation designs, programs and policies impact
environment, energy, culture, equitable mobility between regions and
well as quality of life. Critical transportation system issues and
the 21st century will require interdisciplinary teams to design
solutions. The overall goal of STSP Certificate is to establish a
transportation system knowledge and to develop advanced critical
around interdisciplinary partnerships addressing problems in
The academic merit of the STSP Certificate is multifaceted. It includes the development of technical knowledge of transportation and mobility systems as well as research skills, academic writing, direct experience with transdisciplinary work and the development of a scholarly and practitioner-based student cohort around transportation research.
We envision three important outcomes of the study and application of sustainable transportation system. (1) Knowledge; wherein we employ original data gathering, analysis and modeling to gain fundamental insights regarding how humans make travel decisions and how transportation systems function, (2) Innovative Solutions; wherein we explore how combinations of policy, education, design and technology intersect to advance new or improved systems of mobility and access, and (3) Informed Decision-Making; wherein we provide transportation research results, education and outreach to inform the development of sustainable transportation policies.
There are two ways in to earn a Certificate of Graduate Study:
1.Graduate students can earn a Certificate through a number of Master's and/or Doctoral degree programs at the University of Vermont.
2.The Certificate can also be earned as a "stand-alone" certificate for qualified professionals who already have an appropriate Master's or Ph.D., or equivalent life experience.
Get more detailed information on the course requirements for the Certificate of Graduate Study.
Student applications are reviewed by the TRC Faculty Advisory Council.
To apply for Certificate of Graduate Study:
All the specific details regarding the UVM Certificate policies and procedures as determined by the Graduate College can be access by clicking here.For more informaton please contact:
Glenn McRae, Ph.D.
Outreach Manager, Transportation Research Center
University of Vermont