MASTER OF SCIENCE
INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
FIRST IN THE NATION In 1874, Maritime College was founded as the first federally approved school for nautical professionals. Today, it is known throughout the maritime industry for producing graduates of the highest quality. Our experienced faculty and strong reputation make SUNY Maritime your passage to the maritime industry.
30 MINUTES from Midtown Manhattan
THIRD Busiest Port in the Nation
Optional Certifications Available
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For nearly 50 years, the Master of Science in International Transportation Management program has provided students with the knowledge and skills necessary to become leaders in the maritime, logistics, and transportation industries, among many others. Whether you are looking to advance your current career or transition to a new field, our expert faculty and industry relationships will prepare you to achieve your professional goals.
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M.S. IN INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT The Master of Science in International Transportation Management (ITM) program provides a high quality and competitive graduate education for individuals who are pursuing careers in international business with a special emphasis on international trade and transportation. The program is a 34 credit curriculum with five possible tracks and the option of two certificates and/or a USCG License. Classes are available both on campus and online.
MASTER OF SCIENCE CURRICULUM
• Business of Shipping
CORE REQUIREMENTS (13 CREDIT HOURS)
• Global Transportation Security • International Logistics • Marine Insurance • Research in International Logistics and Shipping
LICENSE AND CERTIFICATIONS U.S. COAST GUARD LICENSE The U.S. Coast Guard Third Mate Merchant Marine Deck License requires an additional 62 credit hours and successful completion of the licensing exam. Coursework for the license cannot be completed online and usually demands full-time study.
CHARTER PARTIES (ASBA) CERTIFICATE In conjunction with the Association of Ship Brokers and Agents (ASBA), SUNY Maritime offers certification in international ship chartering for 6 credit hours (standalone or within the 34 credit ITM program) of coursework. As a widely-respected industry standard, the ASBA Charter Parties Certificate is a significant advantage for students pursuing brokerage careers.
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE Job growth in supply chain management has been steadily rising for a decade. For 21 credit hours (standalone), or an additional 6 credit hours in conjunction with the ITM program (for a total of 40 credit hours), you can earn your certificate and increase employer appeal in a rapidly expanding industry.
Orientation for Graduate Studies
TMGT 7060 Systems Analysis & Operations Research TMGT 7100 Economics of International Trade TMGT 7300
TMGT 7500 International Business & Transportation Law
CAPSTONE OR THESIS (3 OR 6 CREDIT HOURS) TMGT 9100
TMGT 9201/2 Thesis I & II
SAMPLE ELECTIVES (15–18 CREDIT HOURS) TMGT 8120
Topics in Managerial Economics
TMGT 8150 Transportation Benefit-Cost Analysis TMGT 8320
Port and Terminal Management
TMGT 8330 Analysis of Integrated Ocean Transportation & Ports TMGT 8360
Intermodal Freight Transportation
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EXPERT FACULTY Your professors in the International Transportation Management program are selected for their incisive understanding of their fields and extensive industry experience. Learn from both their technical knowledge and career wisdom.
ROBERT EDMONDS, D.B.A. CHAIR, GLOBAL BUSINESS AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT A 25-year veteran in the fields of marketing and sales, Dr. Edmonds received his Doctor of Business Administration from California Southern University. He specializes in international business, drawing upon both his research and experience to create case studies for his management courses.
CORNELIA MCCARTHY, PH.D. GRADUATE PROGRAM COORDINATOR, INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT Dr. McCarthy received a Ph.D. in Economics from Columbia University. She has extensive experience in research working for the National Bureau of Economic Research, for Citibank and as associate editor of the Journal of International Money and Finance. In the ITM program, she teaches Economics of International Trade and works with students on planning their programs.
VIRGINIA FERRITTO, PH.D. ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Dr. Ferritto received her Ph.D. in Organization and Management from Capella University. As an executive vice president with the Overseas Sourcing Group, she oversaw production and logistics on an international scale, and she teaches from that experience in her courses on transportation and organizational management.
AN INTERNATIONAL NEXUS Thereâ€™s a reason the first commercial maritime school in the nation was founded in New York Harbor. As the third busiest port in the country, New York/New Jersey is a hub for the largest maritime companies in the world and an ideal location for starting careers in shipping, facilities management, and many other fields. Furthermore, our proximity to Connecticut offers access to a prime location for maritime transportation-related broker activity.
REWARDING CAREERS Over the past 140 years, SUNY Maritime has developed strong relationships throughout the maritime trade. Whether you are currently working in the industry or looking to transition careers, our Office of Career Services can help you connect to our extensive network of professional contacts.
CAREERS AND INDUSTRY SEGMENTS • Consulting
• Freight Transportation
• Maritime Law
• Import/Export Supervision
Operations (Land, Sea, Ports) • Finance & Insurance • Logistics
• Fleet Management • Freight Forwarding
• Ship Management • Ship Brokerage
HOW TO APPLY WWW.SUNYMARITIME.EDU/ITMAPPLY REQUIREMENTS • Statement of purpose • Résumé • Two letters of recommendation, either academic or professional • Official transcripts from all institutions attended • International applicants: transcript evaluation (www.naces.org)
and TOEFL score of at least 79 or IELTS score of at least 6.5
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