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    Master of Science in Transportation Engineering

    Is the MS in Trans Eng better than a MUP with a concentration in transportation?

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    What do you want to do in transportation? You are comparing apples to oranges.
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    1. Get a job that is relatively secure.
    2. Have the potential to open my own firm 20 yrs down the line.

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    Then why does it have to be transportation engineering? Why not be an accountant, a nurse, or a plumber? Engineering requires very intense training and is a weeding out process. If you are going into ANY field for the sole purpose of making money you are going to have a harder time moving up the ranks. What interests you specifically about transportation engineering?
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    Quote Originally posted by macsurf View post
    1. Get a job that is relatively secure.
    2. Have the potential to open my own firm 20 yrs down the line.
    Both would work for what you are wanting to do. If you want to work with engineers and do schematics, rates, and design, go with the MS in Transportation Engineering. If you want to work with planners and deal with policy, impact, and future planning go with the MUP. You can probably do a lot of what you want to do with either.
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