U.S. News & World Report ranks NJIT's graduate computer information technology programs 38th among the “Best Online Programs” offered by universities throughout the country. NJIT also offers other online programs that were mentioned by the report, such as the MBA and graduate programs in engineering. In 2016, NJIT was ranked by BestColleges.com among the 25 “Best Online Master’s in Engineering Programs.”

“We are very pleased to be included in U.S. News & World Report’s list of the country’s best online higher education programs,” said Sotirios G. Ziavras, D.Sc., associate provost for graduate studies and dean of the graduate faculty at NJIT. “The value of graduate degrees, as well as graduate certificates, cannot be underestimated when it comes to career advancement. Not only are they often essential for landing well-paying positions, they help cultivate leadership qualities and contribute to personal growth as well.”

Online learning has become an integral component of higher education. At NJIT, students receive innovative and immediately applicable skill-building instruction through 33 advanced online programs. In addition to its online MBA, NJIT provides 13 online master’s degree programs in fields ranging from civil engineering and engineering management to computer science and information systems to transportation and IT administration and security. NJIT also offers 20 online graduate certificate programs, many in emerging fields such as data mining, network security and information assurance. These programs culminate in a stand-alone credential and can be applied toward a related master’s degree.

For each category, U.S. News & World Report looked at student engagement, admissions selectivity, peer reputation, faculty credentials and training, and student services and technology. In this, its sixth year of collecting data from distance education programs, the publisher assessed 1,328 online degree programs.  

To learn more about NJIT’s online graduate programs, visit njit.edu/online/programs. And check out a comprehensive list of recent news reports and rankings, honoring NJIT for its value, affordability and quality education.