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Earning your MBA can prepare you for career advancement and help you build the foundation for a strong future. Listed here are helpful answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding our online MBA program. If you need more information or require additional support, feel free to contact us at 1-877-615-9842.

How long will it take to earn my degree online?
The NJIT online MBA consists of 16 courses over eight semesters, totaling 48 total semester credit units. You can earn your degree completely online in as few as 2.6 years.

How much will the program cost?
Please visit our tuition page for more detailed information.

Is financial aid available?
Financial aid is available to graduate students in the form of education loans, such as Federal Direct, Perkins, Graduate PLUS, or private loans. To apply, you must file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Please visit our financial aid page for more detailed information regarding scholarships and grants.

How can this degree help me advance in my current career?
NJIT’s online MBA program can help you in building your professional competency in both management and technology. The skills you can acquire prepare you for a natural progression into management and team leadership positions.

When can I begin the program?
NJIT offers 3 program start dates each year – Fall, Spring, or Summer term. Please contact your enrollment advisor at 1-877-615-9842 to discuss application deadlines for each term.

Can I continue to work full time while completing the online program?
Absolutely. The flexibility of an engaging online learning environment makes it possible to seamlessly integrate the program into your current work and family life. NJIT’s online MBA program is delivered 100% online and allows you to complete your weekly assignments according to your schedule.

Is the online curriculum the same as the on-campus program?
Yes. The online program was engineered to mirror the on-campus program. While the delivery method differs for each, the core curriculum remains the same. Faculty members are also the same distinguished professionals who teach on campus, so you can take pride in the fact that you are receiving the same high-quality education as your counterparts in New Jersey.

When I graduate, how will my diploma read?
You will receive the exact same NJIT diploma as the on-campus student. While the program solely utilizes an online learning environment, your diploma will not include the word “online.” Instead, your diploma will read “Master of Business Administration.”

How does the online program work?
NJIT’s online MBA program is incredibly student centered. Our online classes function as virtual-learning communities in which you can interact with and learn from your peers and professors. Course material is delivered through a dynamic learning management system that utilizes a wide array of multimedia tools. You will have access to narrated presentations, interactive student-faculty discussion boards, downloadable reading materials, podcast lectures from NJIT on iTunes U, streaming video lectures, and real-time chat sessions that connect you with your professors and fellow students. As long as you have a computer and an Internet connection, you can access course content anytime, anywhere.

As a distance learner, how can I expect to interact with my professors and peers?
Highly adept in the e-learning environment, NJIT’s dedicated faculty is well known for being extremely responsive to online dialogue and questions. You may contact faculty members online, during video office hours, and by email. Through NJIT’s highly interactive learning environment, you can expect to collaborate with your fellow students via video conferencing software, email, and online discussion forums and chats.

Do I need to take the GRE, GMAT, or other standardized tests?
Yes. Individuals applying to NJIT’s online MBA program who do not already hold an advanced degree (master’s or doctorate in any field) are required to take the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT). We urge applicants who have been out of school for a while to prepare for the GMAT before sitting for the exam. For more information about the program’s admission requirements, contact an enrollment advisor at 1-877-615-9842.

Are there any on-ground or residency requirements for the online MSCS program?
The NJIT MBA program is entirely online. While you may wish to come to campus for your graduation ceremony, there is no requirement for you to attend any on-campus sessions as part of the program.

Answers to your MSCE questions

In choosing a civil engineering program to prepare for career advancement, look for the degree that lays the foundation for a strong future. The Master’s in Civil Engineering online degree offered by New Jersey Institute of Technology does more than teach experienced engineers; it also helps to prepare tomorrow’s leaders for the nation’s most important civil engineering projects.

Listed here are helpful answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding our online MSCE program. If you need more information or require additional support, feel free to contact us at 1-866-939-5793.

How much is tuition?
Please visit our tuition page for more detailed information.

How long will it take to earn the MSCE?
The Master’s in Civil Engineering degree can be completed in as few as two years. NJIT requires that the online MSCE be completed within seven years of starting the program.

What types of courses are offered in the online civil engineering master’s degree program at NJIT?
The online MSCE is focused on transportation, construction, structural design, and water management, providing specialized education in some of the most vital roles in engineering. Additionally, this program prepares you for leadership roles by teaching management and project planning tools.

What careers can I aspire to with the Master’s in Civil Engineering?
A civil engineering degree can open up your career to a variety of paths, and the Master’s in Civil Engineering degree at New Jersey Institute of Technology looks specifically to help current engineers aspire to leadership positions within their own fields. Civil engineers may also specialize in niche areas, such as Construction Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Water Resource Engineering, or Structural Engineering.This program provides engineers with the management tools to competently lead teams on important projects. Entry-level engineers learn to actively position themselves for advancement, moving beyond designing, surveying, and analysis into careers as lead engineers and senior developers. The MSCE also facilitates licensure by allowing many graduates to replace one of the four years of required experience needed to obtain the Professional Engineer (PE) license. (PE licensure rules vary by state, and applicants should check with their respective state boards about specific degree and experience requirements.)

How can a civil engineering degree help me advance my current career?
For engineers currently working in entry-level positions, a graduate degree can be an active way to propel your career toward advancement opportunities. In addition to broadening your expertise through advanced study, earning your Master’s in Civil Engineering can help speed up the process of certification as a licensed Professional Engineer by reducing the experience requirement by a full year. Licensed Professional Engineers are in higher demand because of their demonstrated talents and insights in civil engineering.

Who is the ideal candidate for a graduate civil engineering degree program?
Are you a motivated engineer? If you have strong time management skills and excellent communication abilities, you should do well in the online civil engineering degree program. You will need to have a basic understanding of using the Internet to succeed, meaning you know how to utilize the Web for research, communication, and delivery of assignments to your instructors. Ultimately, the Master’s in Civil Engineering program works to heighten management skills. If you seek to advance your career, you can benefit from graduate degree programs.

I’ve never taken an online class before. How do I access class materials?
Recorded lectures, presentations, transcripts of class sessions, test scores, assignments, discussion boards with your classmates, and reference materials are all accessed through what is called a learning management system that is available to you 24/7 on the Internet. The site helps you track your progress and stay in touch with classmates and teachers. In fact, many students say they have more interaction with peers and professors in an online class than they would in a traditional on-campus program.

When I graduate, how will my diploma read?
You will receive the exact same NJIT diploma as the on-campus student. While the program solely utilizes an online learning environment, your diploma will not include the word “online.”