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NJIT is New Jersey’s science and technology university. We’re proud of our 125 years of history, but that’s just the beginning. We’ve doubled the size of campus in the last decade, pouring millions into major new research facilities to give our students the edge they need in today’s demanding high-tech marketplace.

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 technology as a means of improving the quality of life.

Online Learning at NJIT

NJIT online classes are virtual learning communities with instructor-led online classrooms that use rich platforms to present course material as well as both asynchronous and synchronous communication. Online courses are flexible and rigorous educational experiences suited to motivated students.

Course material can be accessed through the Internet via learning managements systems that use multimedia presentations. Students also download podcast lectures by using NJIT on iTunes U. Course materials is also presented to students as streaming video, CD ROM and DVD.

Online Learning is a convenient alternative for students who work, either part-time or full-time. It’s also well-suited for those who want to either advance in their current company or change careers.

NJIT’s online Master of Science in Civil Engineering prepares you to take a fresh leadership approach to solving complex civil engineering problems. This program is designed to help you lead the team that plans, designs, constructs, and operates the infrastructures essential to modern life, ranging from transit systems to offshore facilities.


NJIT’s online Master of Science in Electrical Engineering prepares students to become the next generation of innovative electrical engineers, problem solvers, and critical thinkers. You will build a solid core of knowledge in linear systems, signal analysis, and electromagnetism before working into a concentrated examination of one of three specializations.


NJIT’s online Master of Science in Computer Science prepares students with the technical skills and high-level knowledge they'll need to become the next generation of innovators, problem solvers, critical thinkers and leaders in the field of computer science.


NJIT’s online Master of Business Administration is structured to help students develop relevant business skills and learn the application of modern tools. Our goal for each graduate is to be able to strategically leverage technology, manage innovation, and perform as an engaged leader in a rapidly evolving business environment.

NJIT also offers two MBA Graduate Certificate options. All credits from these certificates can be wholly applied towards earning your MBA from NJIT in the future.

  • Management of Technology Certificate
  • Management Essentials Certificate

As a graduate student with an admissions application on file, you are automatically considered for graduate financial support in the form of grants, stipends, and the like. You can view the eligibility criteria and contact information for the types of support on the Graduate Financial Support Contacts page.

Additionally, as an NJIT graduate student, you can apply for supplemental funding in the form of an education loan – including Federal Direct Loan, Perkins Loan, or a private loan—by filing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Once your FAFSA is on file at NJIT, you will automatically be awarded Federal Direct Loans, either subsidized or unsubsidized, based on your eligibility. (You are free to decline the loans if you do not want to receive them.)

Keep in mind, though, that all graduate teaching and research award decisions are made by the individual academic departments and not the Office of Graduate Studies. (As such, the terms and conditions of the awards vary.) Also please note that financial support is generally reserved for those students pursuing a doctoral degree. Initial financial support for international master’s degree students at NJIT is extremely limited, and international students in master’s programs can qualify for financial support only after completing one semester of study at NJIT.