Masters of Science in Logistics, Trade, and Transportation

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How do I apply to the Master of Science in Logistics, Trade and Transportation program?
A: The application is done through the University Graduate School at the following link
http://www.usm.edu/graduateschool/admissions.php

Q. Is there a minimum GRE scores required to apply to the MS LTT?
A: No, There is no minimum GRE scores required. The admission process is holistic, comparative and competitive.  Applicants should aim to submit their best application. Admissions are based on all material submitted including GPA, GRE scores, Letters of Recommendation, Statement of Purpose and Goal, Fitness to the program, etc.

Q: When can I start?
A: Students can initiate the program in the fall or spring semester.

Q: How long does the program take to complete?
A: The Master of Science in Logistics, Trade and Transportation requires 30 total hours. Full time students  can complete the MS LTT in one year by taking 12 hours in the fall, 12 hours in the spring, and 6 hours in the summer. Working professional studying part-time could complete the MS LTT in two years by taking 3-6 hours during falls, springs and summers.

Q: Can a working professional pursue the Master of Science in Logistics, Trade and Transportation?
A: Yes, This Master program is designed to be flexible and meet the needs of the working professionals.

Q: Are there assistantships available?
A: Yes, Graduate assistantships are available for full time students pursuing an M.S. degree with regular admission. 

Q: What is included in the assistantships?
A: Students with an assistantship can receive up to a full tuition waiver, including out-of-state tuition and a stipend.

Q: Are there any job placement programs available that could help me start my career after earning my degree?
A: Yes, the university has a career services program that assists students in finding jobs post graduation.

Q. How much does it cost?
A: Graduate Tuition and Fees can be found at following link
http://www.usm.edu/graduateschool/fees.php
Some courses might have an additional fee that covers books, meals during the in-person, and special technology needed for the program

Q. Are there additional certificates available for students in the MS LTT?
A:  Yes, In addition to the Master of Science in Logistics, Trade and Transportation students can receive a certificate in Economic Development (if the proper courses for the certificate are taken).

Q.  Is there any fee for the Certificate?
A:  Yes, There is a processing fee to print and issue the certificate.

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