Roadway Concentration

Roadway Concentration

The Transportation Technology program provides a specialized distance learning education and training for the student or current industry employee having an interest in the transportation field.

This unique set of online, distance learning and life-experience curriculum breaks the tether to the traditional classroom. It is designed to support a drop-in/drop-out lifelong learning philosophy of continuing education and laddered degree options from a certificate of achievement for specific skill sets to an associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree in Transportation Studies. In addition to formal academic credit, the program is designed to accept related credit equivalency from any academic, vocational or industry training program to include documented life-long learning skills, test-out exam, industry recognized certifications and/or continuing education units (CEUs). 

What You'll Learn
The Roadway concentration provides roadway employees, such as truck drivers, with the opportunity to earn college credit for their CDL licensure, endorsements and on-the-job training, while brushing up general education skills and expanding their knowledge about the transportation industry through online or live courses. See the current advising sheet for more details.

Credits Required:  60 hours

Credential Earned:  Associate of Applied Science

Career Outlook
In addition to providing overall direction and supervision, the work of transportation managers may include scheduling transportation, providing safety and other training, providing service support and resolving logistical problems. These highly-skilled workers may be first-line managers who work directly with the employees they supervise, or may be higher up in the firm’s management structure, working as a middle manager. Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions.