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Northwestern University


Creating future leaders in transportation and logistics

Academic & Executive Programs

Interdisciplinary programs at every level

Northwestern University is recognized throughout the world as a premier institution for transportation and logistics education. The Northwestern University Transportation Center’s interdisciplinary programs prepare students for careers in such diverse fields as transportation operations, planning, engineering, and management. Our students graduate into professional roles within a wide array of sectors—public and private, including government, business, independent consulting, and academia.

Undergraduate Minor

The minor in Transportation & Logistics offers undergraduate students the opportunity to explore the exciting world of transportation and logistics through an interdisciplinary sampling of courses geared to complement their major program of study.

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Graduate Programs

Northwestern offers a number of different avenues for students interested in transportation at the graduate level. We currently offer eight academic graduate degree programs. There are six master's degree options and two PhD degree options.

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Executive Education

The Executive Education Series exposes professionals to a wide range of management techniques and decision-making skills to ensure attendees leave equipped with the tools necessary to excel in the competitive global business market.
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NUTC and Farley Center

NUvention: Transportation

NUTC and the Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation teamed up to create an experiential course about creating businesses in the transportation space.

Community Resources

Student Transportation Clubs

The Northwestern Transportation Club (NTC) and Kellogg Transportation Club aim to raise student awareness and  provide resources related to networking and career opportunities in the transportation and logistics industries.

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Funding Opportunities

View a list of funding opportunities for students and researchers with transportation-related projects or programs—some exclusively for Northwestern.

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Job Board

Visit the NUTC Job Board for the latest professional opportunities shared exclusively with the Center for the benefit of both students and NUTC alums.
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