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Creating future leaders in transportation and logistics


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.

Academic Programs

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.

Students Resources

Kellogg Transportation Club

The Kellogg Transportation Club aims to raise student awareness and to provide resources related to management opportunities with companies in these industries. Additionally, the club informs students about employment and recruiting opportunities and plans student events throughout the academic year.

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Scholarships and Funding

The funding opportunities listed below were shared directly with the NUTC Academic & Placement Center. Many of these opportunities are transportation-related, and some are exclusively for Northwestern's transportation-focused students.

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Career Services

NUTC offers career and placement assistance for current and former students.
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