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Master of Science in Transportation and Engineering Management

Master (ISCED 2011 level 7)


Duration 2 semesters
Cost $7.056 IN-STATE; $18.936 OUT-OF-STATE

An advanced course of study in business and management fundamentals combined with specialized preparation for career advancement in Engineering, Transportation, or Humanitarian Disaster Management.  Earn an advanced degree that will open new doors for your career! The interactive online learning format makes it convenient to keep up with your courses and access the curriculum anytime from anywhere.


Corporate leaders, industry groups, port authorities and government agencies articulated the need for professionals who have an awareness of global issues, understand the technical aspects of transportation and engineering, and possess advanced leadership and management skills.  Cal Maritime worked closely with these groups to develop the first completely online advanced degree that encompasses management within a transportation and engineering context.

Target Audience

Mid-career professionals in maritime and related fields who wish to further their education and employment opportunities, with a particular emphasis on those wishing to make a transition from sea to shore.  Highly motivated students coming directly from undergraduate studies are considered for admission as well.


Innovative Curriculum – Developed and delivered in close collaboration with business and industry.

Cohort Based Learning – Gives students a collaborative learning environment and the chance to build enduring professional relationships with colleagues.

Outstanding Faculty – Brings together exceptional knowledge and real life experience to provide students with the best of theory and practice.

Completely Online – Provides students with 24/7 access to the program helping them to fit learning into their busy lives and stay on track to completion.

Designed For You - Every student has the opportunity to choose one of three specializations within the program.  Your studies will be customized to your interests and career goals.

Fast Completion – Students can complete their graduate degree in as few as 20 months.

No Red Tape! - Once you are admitted to the program you never have to stand in line for textbooks or register for another semester. Everything you need to complete the program is included in one package price.You can focus on learning and completing the program.

Program Format

The 30-hour program (10 courses) is offered completely online through Cal Maritime's Extended Education.  Students are enrolled as cohorts and progress through the program as a group following the prescribed sequence of courses. 


The program is taught by recognized faculty from the International Business and Logistics program in the ABS School of Maritime Policy and Management, and the Departments of Engineering Technology and Marine Transportation at Cal Maritime, as well as subject area experts from across the industry. The best of intellectual theory and real life practice combine to provide students with authentic learning experiences.

Structural components
Industry partners
International component
Research Project

ISCED Categories

Project management
Policy and governance
Logistics and shipping management
Marine and maritime law