Mobility as a Service (MaaS) certificate program

The Mobility as a Service (MaaS) certificate introduces learners to the technology landscape of MaaS, an abundance of data, and rapid infrastructure growth. The course includes a wide range of topics, including evolving consumer preferences, ownership, ride-sharing models, and autonomous vehicles' role in the evolution of MaaS. Learners learn about infrastructure requirements, data and regulatory challenges, and probable solutions and the economics of changing business models for OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers, and the impact of policy at the state and national levels.

* Look for this course to be offered in early winter *

Format: completely online, 6-week courses
Engagement:  topical discussions on foundational course content, and current articles and media
Commitment:  approximately 5-10h per week; 30-60 hours total for the program
Assessments and certification: successful completion of weekly assignments earns a Certificate of completion from the College of Engineering at WSU (Wayne State University)

  • WSU enrolled students:  $250/course
  • WSU Alums:  $600/course
  • Others:  $1,200/course

Technology requirement: Any laptop or smartphone with internet access

Course Materials

Course materials will be available electronically at the start of the course.


INDIVIDUAL ASSESSMENTS: Individual assessments are not timed and are multiple-choice questions.

ENGAGEMENT: You must make at least 2 posts, per week. Your posts/comments can either be on the Course Feed or Course Help sections. For example, you can make 1 newsfeed and 1 discussion comment, 2 newsfeed comments or 2 discussion comments each week and receive full credit.

Course Schedule by Week

Week Topics Engagement Individual Assessments

The Technology Landscape: How Infrastructure and Data Have Enabled a Revolution


Individual Assessment-1


Consumer Preferences in Transportation: Adoption of Technology, Concepts of Ownership and Drivers for Selection


Individual Assessment-2


Data Collection, Generation and Management in the Age of MaaS


Individual Assessment-3


Infrastructure Needs for Optimizing Mobility as a Service: How Cities Have Enabled MaaS


Individual Assessment-4


Regulatory Considerations: Case Studies in Regulatory Hurdles and Accelerators for MaaS


Individual Assessment-5


Services Versus Manufacturing: Economics and Changing Business Models for OEMs, Tier 1 Suppliers and Disruptors


Individual Assessment-6