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Information Technology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Information Technology program offered by New Jersey Institute of Technology offers an array of specializations that prepare students to enter various areas of the information economy. IT courses are taught by faculty and industry professionals having years of IT experience. Students benefit from a hands-on approach that provides them with a real grasp of the actual technology, development tools, and paradigms in demand in the IT industry.

Available Specializations:

  • Criminal Justice and Law Specialization
  • Management Information Systems Specialization
  • Game Development Specialization
  • Multimedia Specialization
  • Network and Information Security Specialization
  • Web Applications Specialization

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    129 credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Roadmap to Computing
  • General Calculus 
  • English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking 
  • Computing as a Career
  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Introduction to Network Technology
  • Elementary Probability and Statistics
  • Advanced Programming for Information Technology
  • Information Design Techniques
  • Internet and Applications
  • Computing and Effective Communication
  • Database Design Management and Applications
  • Principles of Management or Engineering Management
  • Introduction to System Administration
  • Computer Systems and Networks
  • Computers, Society and Ethics
  • Systems Integration
  • IT Capstone Project
  • Professional Development in Computing

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • High school academic record: We consider your entire record—especially your grades in math, science, and English. Your completed course work should include English composition, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, chemistry, and physics. If you're transferring from another school, you should also have completed pre-calculus and calculus.
  • We'll also take into account trends in your performance—for example, if your grades improved between your freshman and senior year.
  • Standardized test scores: SAT scores or ACT scores, using the math + critical reading composite. 
  • The average composite SAT score for our enrolling freshmen is 1190. If your score is below 1100, we recommend that you retake the test to try to raise it. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1237 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1237 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    529 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 529 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Newark

  • 935 - 1600 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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