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Business and Science in Applied Computing, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
University rank #262 (QS) , NJ,
The goal of this Business and Science in Applied Computing program from Rutgers University is to train the next generation of computing professionals who want to combine computing skills in conjunction with business and information technology.


This Business and Science in Applied Computing program from Rutgers University is tailored towards students interested in becoming a programmer or learning about programming but do not have a background in computing. This program is also suitable for working professionals that have some kind of scientific training and want to improve their computational skills. (An undergraduate degree in Computer Science is not a requirement to apply to the program.)

Employment Opportunities

The computing and programming employment opportunities are numerous and are expected to increase in the coming years. Students who graduate are qualified to work in the financial industry, engineering industry, IT industry and science industries.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Programming for Computational Scientists
  • Introduction to Algorithms for Computational Scientists
  • Applied Algorithm Engineering
  • Database Systems (Spring)
  • Information Retrieval
  • Cryptography and Computer Security
  • Security in Mobile Computing
  • Computer Networks
  • Network Coding

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Credits
    43 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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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 (Scanned copies WILL NOT be accepted. Transcripts must be sealed and sent to the graduate admissions office at the time of applying. *All international students MUST have their entire transcripts translated and evaluated by WES (other accredited companies may be used - no exceptions on evaluations.)
  • GRE exam
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement.
  • Resume

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1221 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1221 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    986 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 986 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
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Living costs for Camden

  • 832 - 2050 USD/month
    Living Costs

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