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Computational and Data - Enabled Science and Engineering, Postgraduate Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #262 (QS) , NJ,
The Computational and Data - Enabled Science and Engineering program from Rutgers University is a cross-disciplinary graduate program based in the Rutgers Discovery Informatics Institute (RDI2) and the professional science master's program(Master of Business and Science degree).


The goal of the Computational and Data - Enabled Science and Engineering program from Rutgers University is to provide the necessary structures, learning opportunities, and experiences, beyond the more traditional university curriculum, that are necessary to drive science, engineering, and business using advances in cyberinfrastructure (CI). The program will provide an overlay on the existing curricular structures at Rutgers to give students a multidisciplinary experience, and will include foundational and applied courses spanning modeling and computation, analytics, algorithms, high-performance computing, data management and analysis, visualization, software, and multidisciplinary collaborations.

The certificate in CDS&E is open to all graduate students in the sciences and engineering. 

The Master of Business & Science (MBS) degree is a unique degree combining the science curriculum from a traditional science master's degree with a specialized set of business+ courses - including business, policy, and law. This combination prepares students with the necessary business acumen, entrepreneurial skills, and know how to translate scientific and technological ideas into profitable products and services.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Parallel and Distributed Computing
  • Parallel and Distributed Computing
  • Computational methods in sciences
  • Computational methods in finance
  • Computational methods in social science
  • Medical/Health informatics
  • Computer Visualization

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • A bachelors degree with a science/math/engr major from an accredited university, and a GPA of 3.0 or higher. See the individual concentration pages for the requirements.
  • Official Transcripts
  • GRE exam
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement.
  • Resume

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1221 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1221 EUR per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    986 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 986 EUR per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Camden

  • 832 - 2050 USD/month
    Living Costs

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