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Business and Science - Electrical and Computer Engineering, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
University rank #262 (QS) , NJ,
The Business and Science - Electrical and Computer Engineering program from Rutgers University combines business courses with courses from electrical and computer engineering to give engineers a more industrial perspective. 


For the Business and Science - Electrical and Computer Engineering program from Rutgers University, students take 8 courses (24 credits) in the sciences and 19 credits in business. The business requirements include courses in finance & accounting, marketing, communication & leadership, capstone, ethics and electives. 

The science courses cover a wide range of areas including computer hardware, software, communication systems, power, and solid state electronics.


There are many companies that employ electrical and computer engineers and engineering managers, these include: software industry, financial industry, consulting industry, telecommunication industry, computer hardware industry, and networking industry.


The Rutgers name is recognized everywhere, and a Rutgers degree makes a great first impression. We’ve built our academic reputation on solid accomplishments:

  • Rutgers is a member—so are Harvard, Yale, and Berkeley—of the prestigious Association of American Universities, the 61 leading research universities in North America.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Stochastic Signals and Systems
  • Information Theory and Coding
  • Communication Networks
  • Digital Communication Systems
  • Wireless Communications Technologies
  • Error Control Coding
  • Detection and Estimation Theory
  • Advanced Topics in Communications Engineering
  • Principles of Finance and Accounting
  • Marketing Asses. /CMD Marketing
  • Principles of Communication & Professional Development for Science & Technology Management 
  • Ethics for Science & Technology Management 
  • Colloquium in Professionalism for Science & Technology Management 
  • Science & Technology Management Capstone 

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

  • 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.
  • Official Transcripts (Scanned copies WILL NOT be accepted. Transcripts must be sealed and sent to the graduate admissions office at the time of applying.
  • GRE exam (may be waived with 5 yrs U.S work experience)
  • We use three factors in determining admission: GRE, GPA(undergrad), and Work Experience. While work experience is not mandatory for admission (except for the engineering management concentration), we do take it  under consideration.
  • 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.
          We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
          $900/credit for online students (in-state or out-of-state)

          Living costs for Camden

          • 832 - 2050 USD/month
            Living Costs

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