The rail industry is growing and needs technically trained engineers. Graduate with a certificate in railway engineering and join the growth and modernization of the railroad industry.
Columbia may be known for its trains, but the United States as a whole has the longest railway network in the world. This certificate teaches the technical skills to be successful in the rail industry and how to be prime candidates for positions in technical railway engineering fields.
Take a program that is nearly exclusive as one of a few offered in the United States.
Learn all there is to know about railway systems, how they operate and their associated logistics.
Design efficient trains and other transportation through our railway engineering course.
Conduct research in our structures lab to test soil, ballast, bridge components and more.
What You’ll Study
Railway engineering courses include railway infrastructure planning and design, railway operations and logistics, design of railroad bridges and other structures, dynamics of railway systems and a designed rail project. The program is offered online, allowing traditional students and working professionals from around the country to enroll.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Analyzing and evaluating information to make informed decisions or judgments
Working collaboratively with others to achieve a shared goal or objective
Identifying, analyzing and resolving problems or challenges using creative and effective strategies
Organizing and overseeing tasks to achieve specific goals
Exchanging information and ideas through speaking, writing or other means of expression
Planning, prioritizing and managing tasks and resources to achieve specific objectives
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
- Railway Engineer
- Railway Track Designer
- Structural Engineer
- Transportation Engineer