NJIT: Bringing the Spirit of Engineering Online

Across the many disciplines that make up the field of engineering, the fundamental spirit of the engineering professional remains constant. Regardless of field of practice, engineers are innovators, problem solvers, and resourceful inventors. They are creative, curious, solution-focused, and driven to find answers to the challenges that face our global society.

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+ Overview

For nearly a century, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and the Newark College of Engineering(NEC) have proudly educated and supported engineering professionals. By cultivating highly competent and solution-focused engineers, NJIT is helping to advance our world’s infrastructures, technology, medicine, manufacturing, and computing, as well as work to protect our environment throughout the 21st century and beyond.

One of the oldest and largest professional engineering schools in the United States, NEC prepares students to transform society through creative and innovative applications of engineering. With more than 40,000 alumni, we have created a global network of esteemed professional engineers who are building careers, driving innovation, and developing solutions for today’s complex engineering challenges. And thanks to the introduction of the online learning option, our Master’s in Civil Engineering program is now available to engineers all over the world.

+ Rankings & Accreditation
  • U.S. News & World Report’s 2014 Annual Guide to America’s Best Colleges has ranked NJIT among the nation’s “Best National Universities” and #79 among the nation’s “Top Public Schools.”
  • NJIT is fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).
  • NJIT is a high research activity university, according to the latest Carnegie classification, and was noted among the nation’s top-tier national research universities offering a range of undergraduate majors, master’s degrees, and doctoral programs.
  • NJIT was recognized in Princeton Review’s “Best College,” “Most Wired College,” and “Greenest College” lists.
  • Payscale.com’s 2013 rankings place NJIT 6th (in the top one percent) for return on investment (ROI) among 437 public universities and 27th (in the top two percent) among 1,511 public and private institutions in the United States.
+ Why choose NJIT’s online engineering programs?

A master’s degree should help differentiate you from your competition and provide you with the tools to define the direction of your career. That’s why NJIT’s Newark College of Engineering developed a suite of future-focused engineering programs backed by our internationally recognized educational expertise. Keeping in line with our commitment to shaping the next generation of engineering professionals, our online programs intend to equip you with the advanced technical expertise, practical knowledge, and management skills important to establishing your place as a leader within your organization or pursuing advancement opportunities.

We believe that your path to tomorrow begins here at New Jersey Institute of Technology, where we have provided excellence in engineering education for over 130 years. While our focus on math, science, and technology remains consistent and strong, our curriculum continually advances and evolves to meet the changing needs of our students and the world.

We develop transformative online programs designed for engineers who want to gain the expertise to become leaders within their respective field. Advantages of earning an advanced degree in engineering online from New Jersey Institute of Technology include:

  • Attending a respected, top-tier technology school.
  • Studying online, on your schedule, from wherever you may be.
  • Benefitting from tech-focused curricula grounded in the latest advancements in science, technology, engineering, and business.
  • Participating in innovative and engaging engineering projects.
  • Gaining the confidence that comes from advanced education geared toward leadership careers.
  • Exploring how financial, environmental, and political considerations impact today’s engineering projects.
  • Learning from experienced faculty with strong academic, business and technical credentials.
  • Connecting and collaborating with NJIT’s notable corporate partners.

Successful completion of NJIT’s online engineering programs can also help you get one step closer to obtaining your Professional Engineer (PE) license. In fact, earning an engineering master’s degree from New Jersey Institute of Technology can replace one of the four years of experience required for licensure (in most states).

Our goal is to give you every advantage as you prepare to grow your career into a lead engineer or project manager role.

+ Who should choose NJIT’s online engineering programs?

NJIT’s online graduate programs in engineering are created for engineers who want to reinforce and validate their expertise while developing the leadership and project management skills important to advancing their career.

As a student in one of our online engineering programs, you can apply what you’re learning to your current projects, and you can position yourself for new opportunities managing large engineering projects. Many private, government, and military organizations are searching for talented engineering professionals who have the right balance of hands-on technical knowledge and an understanding of what it takes to be a successful leader. And that’s exactly what we designed our programs to impart.

While earning an advanced degree requires a dedicated commitment on your part, our online programs can make the challenge easier by providing you with the flexibility to learn on your own schedule—not ours. Whether you are at home, at the office, or traveling on business, you can access program coursework and ultimately earn the same high-quality degree as you would on campus.

Of course you must be willing to take on substantial assignments, create presentations and reports, and network online with faculty and your fellow students. The goal is to ensure that you are ready to manage real-world engineering scenarios that are profitable, protect worker safety, and achieve a positive result for society.

If you think you have what it takes, now is the time to explore the opportunities presented by New Jersey Institute of Technology. We encourage you to learn more about our online graduate programs in engineering today.