Master of Science in Transportation Degree Program Development

The proposed project includes but is not limited to the following: (1) Submit proposal to the Board of Regents; (2) Submit External Reviewer report to Office of the President, University of New Orleans; (3) Develop curriculum concerned with all modes of transportation-road, rail, maritime and air-and the connection of people and goods across these modes; (a) Focus instruction so that students will benefit from subject matter designed to present the entire system of transportation and the training for those within the field in a well-coordinated format; (b) Coordinate with members of the consortium, as well as other universities, who have executive format /on-line programs to form partnerships for concentrations or electives; (4) Submit Curriculum to University Courses and Curriculum Committee for approval; and (5) Develop and implement marketing strategy to recruit students through: website presence; outreach in high schools (e.g. hands on workshops; career days); conduct workforce summits; membership in professional organizations. The degree program is scheduled to go into effect Fall semester 2015.


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  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $37144
  • Contract Numbers:



  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Port of New Orleans

    1350 Port of New Orleans Place New Orleans, LA 70130

    National Transportation Center @ Maryland

    1173 Glenn L. Martin Hall
    University of Maryland
    College Park, Maryland  United States  20742

    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology

    University Transportation Centers Program
    Department of Transportation
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Zhang, Lei

  • Performing Organizations:

    University of New Orleans

    Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
    2000 Lakeshore Drive
    New Orelans, LA  United States  70148
  • Principal Investigators:

    Short, Carol

    Stich, Bethany

  • Start Date: 20150101
  • Expected Completion Date: 20151231
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • Source Data: RiP Project 40376

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01578297
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: National Transportation Center @ Maryland
  • Contract Numbers: DTRT13-G-UTC30, NTC2015-SU-E-01
  • Files: UTC, RIP
  • Created Date: Oct 21 2015 9:08AM