Graduate Studies

NJIT offers advanced studies in numerous disciplines leading to master's degrees, doctoral degrees and graduate certificates. Programs are available to full-time students and to working professionals who may be interested in part-time study. Some programs are offered jointly or in cooperation with Rutgers-Newark and with RBHS as part of continuing collaborations. Graduate programs at NJIT are overseen by the Office of Graduate Studies, Fenster Hall, Room 140, 973-596-3462.

Graduate students are involved in the university's extensive research activities through association with renowned faculty, research centers and research laboratories. Financial support is available through a variety of programs that permit eligible graduate students to become part of the teaching, administrative and research functions of the university. Other non-service-based support is also available.

Graduate Degrees

The doctoral and master’s degree programs offered at NJIT are listed below. All doctoral programs lead to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree. Master's programs lead to either the Master of Arts (MA), Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), Master of Architecture (M.Arch.), Master in Infrastructure Planning (MIP), Master of Public Health (MPH), Master of Science (MS), or the Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree, as indicated below. Numerous dual degree options exist that allow dual use of courses in one degree program toward a second degree program.  The Office of Graduate Studies may be consulted about BS/MS, MS/MS, BS/PhD and similar combinations.

The Collaborative Doctorate

This PhD student option is designed to meet the workforce needs of the knowledge-dependent global economy of the 21st century recognizing the particular requirements of the practitioner. The Collaborative Doctorate is designed for engineers, executives, scientists, military personnel, state and federal government employees, and educators who want to pursue a PhD while continuing full-time employment. NJIT’s PhD dissertation registration requirements enable qualified students in the program to focus primarily on meeting program milestones without other major conditions.

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