|Cost Per Credit Hour||$998|
|Avg. Completion Time||1.5 years|
The world needs engineers with innovative mindsets to build and improve upon machines, systems, and processes, as well as the problem-solving skills to address new challenges as they arise. Rutgers School of Engineering offers online master’s programs designed to cover fundamental knowledge that students can apply to a wealth of career opportunities. Each program requires minimal core courses, enabling students to shape their coursework to best match their interests and career requirements.
Students in the programs learn from a faculty of industry experts who also teach on-campus. They are active researchers in many areas, including:
The online Master of Engineering in Industrial and Systems Engineering is a 30-credit program designed to prepare students to:
Along with core courses in data analytics for engineering systems, operations engineering, and decision making under uncertainty, students can select from an array of technical electives.Learn More View Curriculum
“We have a strong alumni network in many different industries, and there are opportunities to connect students to those people and help you with your job search. We also have career fairs, an industry day specifically for ISE, alumni nights, and student chapters of societies.”
Weihong 'Grace' Guo, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
The 30-credit online Master of Engineering in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering equips students with the scientific and engineering knowledge necessary for success in the mechanical and aerospace industries and beyond. Beyond the one required core course, Methods of Applied Mathematics, and a seminar course, students can choose from a variety of elective courses, including a selection outside of the department, to create a program of study that best meets their needs. They also have the option of pursuing a specialization in advanced manufacturing.Learn More View Curriculum
“We consider it our job to help students form industry connections. This varies from individual connections to institutional support, including career fairs and the career guidance and development center. We have events year-round to help students network. We also have an industry advisory board.”
Hao Lin, PhD, Professor, Packaging Engineering Undergraduate Director, Master of Engineering in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Our history of excellence in education and innovation has earned Rutgers the following national and world rankings:
Rutgers faculty have received formal training on best practices for online teaching to deliver the optimal program experience. Students in the online engineering programs benefit from asynchronous options that allow them to view lectures at times that fit their schedules. Professors offer virtual office hours to address questions or discuss content in more detail in a one-on-one format.
Assignments vary by course and include hands-on projects with real-world applications, exercises, discussions, and presentations. Students have access to Rutgers libraries, which include journal subscriptions and e-books; virtual computer labs featuring numerous software apps like MATLAB, Minitab, and R; and career services; and benefit from professional networking opportunities.Mission Statement Frequently Asked Questions