As a Washington D.C. area professional, interdisciplinary school that melds theory with practice, the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University offers cutting-edge degrees taught by professors with real-world experience. Our faculty consists of scholars and experts who seek to push the frontiers of conventional wisdom, apply rigorous analysis to complex issues, and make a positive contribution to the world.
As a student in the Master’s in Transportation Policy, Operations, and Logistics program, you will gain the analytical thinking and critical skills needed to effectively and efficiently supply and operate transportation facilities and services at all levels of government and within the transportation and consulting industries.
With campuses in Arlington and Fairfax, Virginia, George Mason University’s Schar School of Policy and Government is located just minutes from Washington, D.C. The Schar School’s prime location in the heart of U.S. policy offers students unparalleled access to one-of-a-kind professional opportunities with top employers. Graduates are doing consequential work in both the public and private sectors, obtaining positions with the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Federal Highway Administration, Virginia Department of Transportation, Booz Allen Hamilton, Noblis, General Dynamics, and many others.
The Master’s in Transportation Policy, Operations, and Logistics program requires 11 courses (34 credits), including a final practicum with real-world application. Courses cover topics ranging from highway, rail, air, and water transport planning to public policy, the influence of culture, organization, and technology, and the economics of transport systems and regional development. Students may enroll on a part-time or full-time basis, and courses are offered in the evenings to accommodate working professionals.
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