Transportation & Logistics Minor


For more than 40 years, Northwestern University has offered relevant courses through the Departments of Civil & Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences in the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, as well as in the Department of Economics and other social science departments throughout the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences.

The T&L Minor offers undergraduate students the opportunity to obtain a more rounded education in transportation and logistics compared with that offered within their selected major program of study.  The curriculum will equip students with a broad understanding of the economics, engineering and operations of transportation and logistics systems and the role of public policy.

The Minor is administered by the Northwestern University Transportation Center, an interdisciplinary research center founded in 1954. The Center has been recognized for decades as a leader in graduate education, and has recently extended this expertise to undergraduates.  The Center has jointly appointed faculty from many of the participating Departments.



+  Transportation & logistics-related courses taught by faculty recognized as experts in their field

Personalized academic advising by senior faculty

Opportunities for involvement in exciting transportation-related research projects

Access to highly specialized career counseling & direct access to job opportunities with top companies

NUTC Transportation Club membership, with field trips, executive luncheons, networking & speaker events

NUTC research seminars, workshops, & industry-focused presentations

A community of fellow undergraduates, graduate students, NUTC faculty & alumni, with shared interests in transportation & logistics