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Engineering Technology, Medical Informatics Technology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #751 (QS) Newark, NJ, United States
Medical Informatics is an interdisciplinary program which combines courses from Information Systems, Biology and Management. The Engineering Technology, Medical Informatics Technology Option offered by New Jersey Institute of Technology also provides a background in mathematics and science which is sufficient to allow students to go onto graduate school.  
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Overview

The Engineering Technology, Medical Informatics Technology Option offered by New Jersey Institute of Technology studies of how health data is collected, stored and communicated, how data is used for administration and clinical decision making and how computers and telecommunications can be applied to support those processes.

The areas of study in Medical Informatics are; Medical Records, Tele-monitoring, Expert Systems, Security, CT-MRI & PET scan data analysis and storage and Medical Sensors. The full four-year curriculum for the program is shown below. 

Students who wish to enter the program as a transfer student are typically students with an A.S. degree Computer Science or Medical Informatics, and should have completed most or all of the courses, or their equivalents, in the first two years of the program as shown below. In the case of all students, both four-year and transfer, a minimum of 128 credits is required for graduation.

Key Facts

One of the nation’s leading public polytechnic universities, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) prepares students to be leaders in the technology-dependent economy of the 21st century.  

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Intro. to CS I in C++
  • Information Design Techniques
  • Wireless Networks
  • Communicating in Organizations
  • Society, Technology, and the Environment 
  • Internet and Applications
  • Statistics for Technology
  • or Industrial Statistics
  • Intro Sociology 
  • or Principles Of Psychology 
  • Medical Informatics Technology
  • Computer Design Fundamentals for Computer Technology
  • Software Web Applications for Engineering Technology 
  • Principles of Management
  • Medical Informatics Technology 
  • Visual Basic.NET for Engineering Technology
  • Networks Applications for Computer Technology 
  • Electronic Medical Record Design
  • Computer and Network Security

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • All students who apply to NJIT must submit an official high school transcript in English. When evaluating your application for undergraduate admission, we are interested in understanding how you challenged yourself relative to the curriculum that was available at your school and the trends in your performance—especially your grades in math, science, and English.
  • Your completed coursework should include English Composition, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Chemistry and Physics. We also consider the GPA that is indicated on your high school transcript. We look for students in the top 25 percent of their class. For schools that don't use a ranking system, we consider a 3.0 GPA or higher to be equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30160 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    30160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30160 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    14448 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14448 USD per year 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.

Funding

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