Information Technology, Master | Online (optional) | Rutgers University | New Brunswick, United States
12 months
31800 USD/year
31800 USD/year
21600 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The objective of the Information Technology program of Rutgers University is to educate students about the essential skills for managing technical development and commercial applications in the computer/information technology industry.


The Information Technology program of Rutgers University combines the science courses from a tradition MS with the business curriculum from an MBA. Students will learn the principles and application of information technology, computer science, project management and planning, team work, communication skills, and fundamentals of making proper financial and technical decisions.


There are many opportunities for employment in the following industries: IT, computer science, electronics, financial and banking. Job titles include: Business Analyst, IT developer, Web developer, Programmer, software designer, etc.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication and Professional Development
  • Accounting and Finance for Science and Technology
  • Database and Data Warehousing
  • Essentials of Cybersecurity and Secure Systems
  • User Experience Design
  • Enterprise Software Architecture

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


43 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students must demonstrate prior experience in computer science, computer engineering or information technology as a major (undergraduate) or as a working professional.
  • Students should have had the equivalent of a programming course and data structures undergraduate course or  have enough background to enter these graduate courses.
  • Without this background, students are required to take introductory programming courses (these courses can count towards your graduate degree).
  • (Programming courses include 16:332:573; Data Structures and Algorithms (Spring); or 16:332:503 Programming Methodologies for Numerical Computing and Computational Finance (Fall,Spring,Summer), or 56:137:500 Essentials of Computational Science using Python (Fall). These courses can count towards your graduate degree. Please speak to an advisor before registering.)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15900 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    31800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15900 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    21600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10800 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • out of state: $10,800 with online option

Living costs for New Brunswick

1204 - 2963 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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