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Business and Science - Quality and Reliability Engineering, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
University rank #262 (QS) , NJ,
The Business and Science - Quality and Reliability Engineering program from Rutgers University, offered in cooperation with the Statistics department, prepares students with a specialty focusing on design of experiments, process control, reliability and quality management. 

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Employment Opportunities

Students with an MBS degree in Quality and Reliability Engineering from Rutgers University may find employment in the aerospace, technology, environmental, and medical industries as well as manufacturing facilities.

The growing international competition in science innovation has created a demand for professionals who possess a unique skill set -- a balance of scientific training and business savvy. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is helping professionals respond to this challenge with a new degree: the Master of Business and Science (MBS). The MBS degree is part of a national movement of Professional Science Master’s programs that brings together master’s level study in science, engineering, and math with “plus” courses in business and policy. The MBS is a STEM degree.

The Master of Business and Science - Quality and Reliability Engineering program at Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey is a hybrid degree combining courses from an MS and MBA. Students choose an applied science concentration and that is paired with a business curriculum. The business curriculum consists of core courses in finance and accounting, marketing, communication and leadership, management of science and technology electives, ethics and a capstone course covering entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Production Analysis
  • Quality Management
  • Systems Reliability Engineering
  • Statistical Quality Control
  • Life Data Analysis
  • Design of Experiments
  • 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 

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:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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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.
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            Living costs for Camden

            • 832 - 2050 USD/month
              Living Costs

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