New Jersey Institute of Technology

Introduction

About us

Welcome to New Jersey Institute of Technology. As the state’s public polytechnic university, we continue to invest in the renewal of our existing facilities in addition to adding new spaces, with the goal of providing an exceptional teaching, learning, and living environment.

NJIT offers more than 125 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in six specialized schools instructed by expert faculty, 98 percent of whom hold the highest degree in their field. Our academic programs are fully accredited by the appropriate accrediting boards, commissions and associations such as Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA), Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB).

Our extensive Continuing Professional Education programs and online courses offer important training for professionals already on the job, and our competitive industry internships help land you one of your own. Learn more about our online learning programs.

  • $1.74B NJIT's annual economic impact on the State of New Jersey

  • #1 nationally in Student Upward Mobility

  • NJIT prepares its graduates for positions of leadership as professionals and as citizens.

We have amazing students from all over the world, and we rank #1 in New Jersey in awarding engineering degrees to African-American and Hispanic students. The friends and contacts you'll make at NJIT, whether in one of over 130 student clubs and organizations (not including Greeks) or in dozens of community service projects, will enhance your life and impact your future.

Our Mission

  • in undergraduate, graduate and continuing professional education, preparing students for productive careers and amplifying their potential for lifelong personal and professional growth;
  • in the conduct of research with emphasis on applied, interdisciplinary efforts encompassing architecture, design, the sciences, including the physical and life sciences, engineering, mathematics, and infrastructure systems, computing information and communications technologies and management;
  • in service to both its urban environment and the broader society of the city, state, nation and global community by conducting public policy studies, making educational opportunities widely available, and initiating community-building projects;
  • in contributing to economic development through the state’s largest business incubator system, workforce development, joint ventures with government and the business community, and through the development of intellectual property;

NJIT...

  • prepares its graduates for positions of leadership as professionals and as citizens;
  • provides educational opportunities for a broadly diverse student body;
  • responds to needs of large and small businesses, state and local governmental agencies, and civic organizations;
  • partners with educational institutions at all levels to accomplish its mission; and
  • advances the uses of sciences, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) as a means of improving the quality of life.

Our Vision

is to be the preeminent engineering, design, science and technology university known for research and education fostering innovation, entrepreneurship, and engagement.

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Programs

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Applied Mathematics (MS)

Campus September 2019 USA Newark

Mathematics has always been crucial to many different forms of scientific inquiry. Now, more than ever, advances in scientific research are found to benefit from the formulation and analysis of quantitative mathematical models. Successful analysis of a model leads to a better understanding of the role and interaction of key components in the system being studied and provides a predictive tool for improving system performance. [+]

Overview

Mathematics has always been crucial to many different forms of scientific inquiry. Now, more than ever, advances in scientific research are found to benefit from the formulation and analysis of quantitative mathematical models. Successful analysis of a model leads to a better understanding of the role and interaction of key components in the system being studied and provides a predictive tool for improving system performance. The sequence of model development, analysis, simulation, and interpretation of data demands the application of sophisticated modern and classical mathematical methods. With society's growing use of mathematically oriented innovation, career opportunities for applied mathematicians are better than ever... [-]


Biology (MS)

Campus September 2019 USA Newark

The Master of Science in Biology is designed to provide students with advanced knowledge of both plant and animal biology and microbiology. The program requires successful completion of a minimum of 30 credits of graduate-level courses. Students are expected to maintain a grade point average of 3.0 and are required to complete a minimum of one 3-credit course in four of the following five core areas: [+]

Overview

The Master of Science in Biology is designed to provide students with advanced knowledge of both plant and animal biology and microbiology. The program requires successful completion of a minimum of 30 credits of graduate-level courses. Students are expected to maintain a grade point average of 3.0 and are required to complete a minimum of one 3-credit course in four of the following five core areas:

Cell Biology/Biochemistry Molecular Biology Computational Biology Ecology/Evolution Plant Biology ·

A partial list of course offerings in each of these areas can be found below. To complete the degree requirements, students must either complete a thesis based on laboratory or library research.·... [-]


Civil Engineering (MS)

Campus September 2019 USA Newark

Explores the capabilities of modern management technologies and how to successfully leverage these tools to maximize project efficiencies and teamwork for real-world engineering and construction initiatives. With specializations in structural design and construction, transportation and construction management. [+]

Overview

Explores the capabilities of modern management technologies and how to successfully leverage these tools to maximize project efficiencies and teamwork for real-world engineering and construction initiatives. With specializations in structural design and construction, transportation and construction management.

Objectives

Today's civil engineers are at the forefront of technology. They are the leading users of sophisticated high-tech products – applying the very latest concepts in computer-aided design (CAD) to support the design, construction, project scheduling, and cost control. Civil engineering encompasses the planning, design, construction, and operation of facilities essential to modern life, ranging from transit systems to offshore structures to space satellites. Civil engineers are problem solvers, meeting the challenges of pollution, traffic congestion, drinking water and energy needs, urban redevelopment, and community planning. As the technological revolution expands, as the world's population increases, and as environmental concerns mount, the civil engineer has a vital role to play in improving the quality of life for the 21st century.... [-]


Computer Engineering (MS)

Campus September 2019 USA Newark

The MS in Computer Engineering program provides students with an advanced background in both the hardware and software aspects of computers, and how to make the hardware-software design trade-off inherent in computing today. Traditional Computer Science curricula concentrates primarily on the software side of computing, only introducing hardware architecture as a means to examine software. Traditional Electrical Engineering curricula concentrates almost exclusively on hardware. With the rapid development of computer hardware and software, especially in the past decade. there is a need for engineers knowledgeable in both hardware and software, but more importantly, how they interact. [+]

Overview

The MS in Computer Engineering program provides students with an advanced background in both the hardware and software aspects of computers, and how to make the hardware-software design trade-off inherent in computing today. Traditional Computer Science curricula concentrates primarily on the software side of computing, only introducing hardware architecture as a means to examine software. Traditional Electrical Engineering curricula concentrates almost exclusively on hardware. With the rapid development of computer hardware and software, especially in the past decade. there is a need for engineers knowledgeable in both hardware and software, but more importantly, how they interact.... [-]


Electrical Engineering (MS)

Campus September 2019 USA Newark

The MS in Computer Engineering program provides students with an advanced background in both the hardware and software aspects of computers, and how to make the hardware-software design trade-off inherent in computing today. Traditional Computer Science curricula concentrates primarily on the software side of computing, only introducing hardware architecture as a means to examine software. Traditional Electrical Engineering curricula concentrates almost exclusively on hardware. With the rapid development of computer hardware and software, especially in the past decade. there is a need for engineers knowledgeable in both hardware and software, but more importantly, how they interact. [+]

Overview

The MS in Computer Engineering program provides students with an advanced background in both the hardware and software aspects of computers, and how to make the hardware-software design trade-off inherent in computing today. Traditional Computer Science curricula concentrates primarily on the software side of computing, only introducing hardware architecture as a means to examine software. Traditional Electrical Engineering curricula concentrates almost exclusively on hardware. With the rapid development of computer hardware and software, especially in the past decade. there is a need for engineers knowledgeable in both hardware and software, but more importantly, how they interact.... [-]


Engineering Management (MS)

Campus September 2019 USA Newark

The purpose of the Engineering Management master’s degree is to educate individuals with a technical undergraduate background who are in or aspire to assume a management role in a technologically based, project-oriented environment within an industrial, engineering, service or government organization. [+]

Overview

The purpose of the Engineering Management master’s degree is to educate individuals with a technical undergraduate background who are in or aspire to assume a management role in a technologically based, project-oriented environment within an industrial, engineering, service or government organization.

Objectives

By drawing on the diverse resources available through the university and surrounding industry, the M.S. in Engineering Management program develops engineers and other technically trained individuals for leadership roles in a technologically based enterprise.

Graduates of the M.S. in Engineering Management program have:

Skills in such areas as project management and control cost estimating, financial analysis, total quality management, and human resources management. An ability to connect textbook and classroom content to real-world applications. The ability to manage technical/engineering projects and programs. The ability to climb the managerial ladder within their organization. Learning outcomes ... [-]

Environmental Science (MS)

Campus September 2019 USA Newark

The M.S. in Environmental Science is an advanced interdisciplinary graduate program for students interested in developing an understanding of various scientific paradigms related to the environment and its management. [+]

Overview

The M.S. in Environmental Science is an advanced interdisciplinary graduate program for students interested in developing an understanding of various scientific paradigms related to the environment and its management.

Objectives

The M.S. in Environmental Science is an advanced interdisciplinary graduate program for students interested in developing an understanding of various scientific paradigms related to the environment and its management.

Learning outcomes

In the program, students will gain both fundamental and applied interdisciplinary knowledge, as well as laboratory skills that they will need to become successful environmental scientists. Students will learn a range of environmentally related subjects, such as chemistry, biological sciences, ecology as well as studies in air/water pollution and waste management. The students in M.S. Environmental Science acquire a wide range of skills and knowledge, but we specifically aim for them to meet the following learning outcomes:... [-]


Management (MS)

Campus Online & Campus Combined September 2019 USA Newark

At some point in their careers, successful professionals are faced with the prospect of moving into managerial positions as the next logical step in their career progressions. The MSM program is designed to facilitate this transition. It is more focused than is the MBA curriculum through a stronger emphasis on mastery of a clearly defined concentration area. [+]

Overview

The MSM program blends technical expertise with fundamental management knowledge.

Concentration Areas Business Analytics Global Project Management Web Systems and Media Management: The Next Step for Professionals with Technical Backgrounds

At some point in their careers, successful professionals are faced with the prospect of moving into managerial positions as the next logical step in their career progressions. The MSM program is designed to facilitate this transition. It is more focused than is the MBA curriculum through a stronger emphasis on mastery of a clearly defined concentration area.

The MSM is best suited for candidates who wish to have more influence in their organizations by moving into managerial positions, but who also desire to retain their allegiance to an area of technical expertise.... [-]


Master of Science in Business & Information Systems

Campus September 2019 USA Newark

The MS BIS is a STEM degree that provides a broad technical and managerial understanding of information systems, including database, systems design and IS strategy. The broad range of specializations from data management to security, to web systems make the MS BIS an extremely flexible degree. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics points to a very strong need for managers with technical skills well into the next decade. [+]

Overview

The MS BIS is a STEM degree that provides a broad technical and managerial understanding of information systems, including database, systems design and IS strategy. The broad range of specializations from data management to security, to web systems make the MS BIS an extremely flexible degree. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics points to a very strong need for managers with technical skills well into the next decade.

Graduates are well positioned to serve a variety of positions including business and application systems analysts and to advance into technical management.

Detailed Program Information Degree Requirements (current catalog description) Read an interview with Dr. Marvin Nakayama on the MS BIS What industry thinks MS BIS Brochure Admissions web site (apply online now) MS BIS Specializations Business Decision Making Data Management Emergency Management Security & Network Management Systems Analysis & Design User Experience Design Web Systems Build your own [-]

Master of Science in Computer Science

Online Online & Campus Combined September 2019 USA Newark

The Master of Science Program in Computer Science from the NJIT Computer Science department, part of the Ying Wu College of Computing Sciences, is the largest academic department at NJIT, comprising one-tenth of the student population. It is also the largest computer science department among all research universities in the New York metropolitan area. [+]

Overview

The Master of Science Program in Computer Science from the NJIT Computer Science department, part of the Ying Wu College of Computing Sciences, is the largest academic department at NJIT, comprising one-tenth of the student population. It is also the largest computer science department among all research universities in the New York metropolitan area.

Program Mission

Designed to help professionals in relevant fields strengthen their command of theoretical computing concepts and applied knowledge of computer science, increase their aptitude for algorithms, programming, logical reasoning and complex computing systems, and much more. The MS in Computer Science is for students who want advanced studies in computer science. The online offerings include:... [-]


Master of Science in Computing & Business

Campus September 2019 USA Newark

The MS in Computing and Business teaches concepts in computer science and business to function effectively in designing, building, enhancing, and maintaining software systems and applications in the context of business environments such as in the financial industry. Besides computing topics such as networking and security, databases, data mining, and data structures, students will learn fundamental business concepts such as accounting, finance, financial products, business operations, and marketing. [+]

Overview

The MS in Computing and Business teaches concepts in computer science and business to function effectively in designing, building, enhancing, and maintaining software systems and applications in the context of business environments such as in the financial industry. Besides computing topics such as networking and security, databases, data mining, and data structures, students will learn fundamental business concepts such as accounting, finance, financial products, business operations, and marketing.

Degree requirements: 33 credits 4 Business Core ACCT 615 Management Accounting FIN 600 Corporate Finance l HRM 601 Organizational Behavior MRKT 620 Competing in Global Markets 4 Computer Science Core CS 610 Data Structures & Algorithms CS 631 Data Management Systems Design CS 634 Data Mining CS 696 Network Management & Security 3 Electives ... [-]

Master of Science in Cyber Security and Privacy

Campus September 2019 USA Newark

The Department of Computer Science is distinguished by prominent researchers who are actively investigating new applications in parallel processing and advanced computer architecture, systems integration, real-time computing, neuroscience and robotics, medical imaging, combinatorial computing, bioinformatics, computer vision and image processing, and software engineering. [+]

Overview

The objective of the MS in Cyber Security and Privacy program is to create a strong foundation and detailed technical knowledge in security, privacy/anonymity, and cryptography applied to computer systems, networks, and web applications. Graduates will have broad expertise in all these areas, with an option to cover not only technical but also legal, policy, and ethical aspects of security and privacy. In addition to in-depth knowledge of security mechanisms, standards, and state-of-the-art capabilities, they will also be able to design new systems and infrastructure-level security solutions.

Computing resources

The computer and information science department maintains and offers computing facilities for its students, faculty, and staff. There is a broad range of laboratories available, including many with Internet access, multimedia facilities, and support for all major operating systems (Linux/Windows/Mac). The Center for Information Protection also provides a laboratory with a network of wired and wireless computers that can be used as a testbed for educational and research purposes. Other computing facilities include research laboratories in areas such as networking, real-time systems, hypermedia, parallel processing, and collaborative systems. Students have access to the state-of-the-art software and hardware including Oracle database, UNIX-based workstations and Microsoft Windows PCs supported by file and compute servers. Internet access, departmental intranets, and conferencing systems provide an integrated infrastructure for supporting teaching and research.... [-]


Master of Science in Information Systems

Online Campus September 2019 USA Newark

Information systems are computer systems that support the operations, management, and decision-making in organizations. Information systems are now an integral part of the work environment of every organization and play a critical role in the running of organizations. They are the heart of our Internet-based economy. Information systems enable people to access the information they need, collaborate, make decisions, and perform their jobs and personal activities effectively. [+]

Overview

Information systems are computer systems that support the operations, management, and decision-making in organizations. Information systems are now an integral part of the work environment of every organization and play a critical role in the running of organizations. They are the heart of our Internet-based economy. Information systems enable people to access the information they need, collaborate, make decisions, and perform their jobs and personal activities effectively.

The field of Information Systems (IS) aims to bridge the fields of computer science and business. It resides at the interaction of these two fields. IS professionals serve as the critical link between the technical areas and other areas of an organization.... [-]


Master of Science in IT Administration & Security

Campus September 2019 USA Newark

The IT Administration and Security program takes a balanced approach to software and hardware applications and their conceptual underpinnings, offering an array of specializations that prepare students to assume leadership roles as IT-administration managers, enterprise-application administrators, and database, network, security and web services administrators. [+]

Overview

The IT Administration and Security program takes a balanced approach to software and hardware applications and their conceptual underpinnings, offering an array of specializations that prepare students to assume leadership roles as IT-administration managers, enterprise-application administrators, and database, network, security and web services administrators.

Why pursue a Master's in IT Administration and Security?

Computer systems and networks are an integral part of business and demand for workers in these fields will increase as firms continue to invest in new technologies. The wide use of electronic commerce and the increasing adoption of mobile technologies mean that more establishments will use the Internet to conduct business online. This growth translates into a need for systems administrators who can help organizations use technology to communicate with employees, clients, and consumers. Demand for computer security specialists will grow as businesses and government continue to invest heavily in “cybersecurity,” protecting vital computer networks and electronic infrastructures from attack. The information security field is expected to generate many new system administrator jobs over the next decade as firms across all industries place a high priority on safeguarding their data and systems.... [-]


Master of Science in Software Engineering

Campus September 2019 USA Newark

Software engineering is the disciplined application of computer science knowledge to the analysis, design, development, evaluation, and evolution of software products. Because software pervades economic and personal activity worldwide and because it is increasingly being used in critical applications, the software industry is under intense pressure to deliver quality software. Because software production remains a labor-intensive activity, the demand for large volumes of high-quality software translates into high demand for qualified software engineers. [+]

Overview

The MS in Software Engineering encompasses all the key aspects of large-scale software development specifying requirements, designing, building, testing, enhancing, and maintaining software systems and applications. Students also learn project management and get hands-on experience working on a team project.

Degree requirements: 33 credits 6 Core CS 673 Software Design & Production Methodology CS 683 Software Project Management CS 684 Software Testing & Quality Assurance CS 685 Software Architecture CS 686 Software Project– Practice & Experience IS 676 Requirements Engineering 5 Electives

Selected from an approved list

Real world & research opportunities ... [-]

Mathematical & Computational Finance (MS)

Campus September 2019 USA Newark

The Master of Science program in Mathematical and Computational Finance (MSMCF) provides students with the theoretical knowledge and practical methods and skills needed to begin or enhance careers as quantitative analysts in the financial industry. [+]

Overview

The Master of Science program in Mathematical and Computational Finance (MSMCF) provides students with the theoretical knowledge and practical methods and skills needed to begin or enhance careers as quantitative analysts in the financial industry.

Objectives

The M.S in Mathematical and Computational Finance provides students with the theoretical knowledge as well as the practical methods and skills needed to begin or enhance careers as quantitative analysts in the financial industry. The program aims to provide the multidisciplinary foundations preparing quantitative analysts for this life-long development of skills and understanding.We expect that, as a student and/or graduate of the M.S. in Mathematical and Computational Finance program, you will exhibit the following:... [-]


Mechanical Engineering (MS)

Campus September 2019 USA Newark

Graduate study in Mechanical Engineering provides students with the necessary skills and proficiency for careers in mechanical design and computer-aided engineering, thermo-fluid and energy systems, manufacturing processes, mechanics and materials engineering, biomedical engineering, or basic and applied research. [+]

Overview

Graduate study in Mechanical Engineering provides students with the necessary skills and proficiency for careers in mechanical design and computer-aided engineering, thermo-fluid and energy systems, manufacturing processes, mechanics and materials engineering, biomedical engineering, or basic and applied research.

Objectives Increased breadth and depth of knowledge and problem-solving skills in the broad field of Mechanical Engineering. Development of professional independence, creativity, leadership and the capacity for continuing professional and intellectual growth. Successful engagement in the Mechanical Engineering design processes and the practical application of engineering theory, methods, and practices. Effective service to their professional societies as well as their local, national or global communities. Learning outcomes An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering to identify, formulate and solve problems. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data. An ability to design a system, component or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability and sustainability. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility. An ability to communicate effectively. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental and societal context. Degree Requirements ... [-]

Master

Master of Architecture (M.Arch)

Campus September 2019 USA Newark

The M.Arch. is a NAAB-accredited program for students with undergraduate degrees in Architecture or other fields who wish to become licensed architects. Graduate student research opportunities explore many emerging facets of Architecture. [+]

Overview

The M.Arch. is a NAAB-accredited program for students with undergraduate degrees in Architecture or other fields who wish to become licensed architects. Graduate student research opportunities explore many emerging facets of Architecture.

Objectives

As an Architecture school within a research university, we are a platform for innovation. Our emphasis on research faculty offers students the opportunity to collaborate in growing areas from nanotechnology to augmented and virtual reality, and to explore the frontiers of robotics and digital fabrication. Our program objectives are grounded in professional accreditation requirements.

Learning outcomes Build abstract relationships and understand the impact of ideas based on the study and analysis of multiple theoretical, social, political, economic, cultural and environmental contexts. Use a diverse range of skills to think about and convey architectural ideas, including writing, investigating, speaking, drawing and modeling. Comprehend the technical aspects of design, systems, and materials and be able to apply that comprehension to architectural solutions considering their impact on the environment. Demonstrate the ability to synthesize a wide range of variables into an integrated design solution. Understand business principles for the practice of Architecture, including management, advocacy, and the need to act legally, ethically and critically for the good of the client, society, and the public. Degree Requirements for Professional M.Arch. ... [-]

Master of Science in Data Science

Campus September 2019 USA Newark

As data accumulates across broad sectors of industry and academia we see a need for data scientists equipped with skills to assist with data-based decision making. For example, businesses are using data to determine insurance coverage, to make marketing decisions, to offer recommendations to customers, and to provide more effective health care. A famous example from academia is the determination of the Higgs Boson from simulated data with machine learning methods. [+]

Overview

As data accumulates across broad sectors of industry and academia we see a need for data scientists equipped with skills to assist with data-based decision making. For example, businesses are using data to determine insurance coverage, to make marketing decisions, to offer recommendations to customers, and to provide more effective health care. A famous example from academia is the determination of the Higgs Boson from simulated data with machine learning methods.

We offer a Masters in Data Science degree that covers basic and advanced essentials in statistical inference, machine learning, data visualization, data mining, and big data methods, all of which are key for a trained data scientist. In order to be selected for our program, we require a basic background in calculus, linear algebra, probability, computer programming, data structures, and algorithms. Our program is spread across 30 credits and contains projects involving big datasets, classification methods, variable selection, and deep learning to name a few.... [-]


Contact

New Jersey Institute of Technology

Website http://www.njit.edu
Phone (973) 596-3000