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NJIT Features New Online Master of Science in Management Plus 5 New Online Graduate Certificates

It’s not easy these days attending school, working, plus worrying about increased commuting costs.  That’s why NJIT is pleased to announce a new online master’s degree program in management as well as five new online business-related certificate programs starting Sept. 2, 2008. Registration is currently underway.

“This online option allows busy adults the flexibility they need to juggle work and career,” said Robert English, interim dean, School of Management. “And by studying from home, everyone saves on rising gasoline costs. (To calculate savings, see NJIT’s new Gas Savings Calculator: www.njit.edu/info/gas.)

To learn more, please call 800-624-9850 (Mondays through Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Eastern Time) or visit www.njit.edu/online.

The new 10-course online Master of Science in Management (MSM) has been designed with the ambitious professional in mind. “With so much use today in business of technology, the online Master of Science in Management prepares students to meet the challenges of technology,” said Gale Spak, PhD, associate vice president, continuing and distance learning. “Suffer no more comprehending your IT officer.” Traditional courses include accounting, marketing, finance and human resource management plus important offerings such as strategic management.

Another plus of the new master’s program is that students can concentrate in technology management. Among the featured courses: knowledge management, management strategies, decision support systems for managers, and the management of technology of an organization.

Don’t have time for a full master’s degree load? Spak advises interested but time-challenged individuals to heed NJIT’s five very popular related online four-course graduate certificate programs.   At a later date, apply credits earned in any of these credentials towards an NJIT advanced business degree program.

  • “Management Essentials” teaches how to analyze business models and to apply core business concepts to tactical and strategic problems.
  • “Management of Technology” emphasizes managing organization change, both planned and unplanned, associated with existing and emerging technologies.
  • “Venture and Innovation Management” is the credential for anyone with a passion for either starting a new business or implementing a new idea within their organization.
  • “Finance for Managers” offers specialized courses covering management and financial accounting; international finance; and mergers, acquisitions and restructuring.
  • “International Commerce” prepares students for careers in large multinational or small, rapidly growing international firms. 

NJIT, New Jersey's science and technology university, enrolls approximately 10,000 students pursuing bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in 120 programs. The university consists of six colleges: Newark College of Engineering, College of Architecture and Design, College of Science and Liberal Arts, School of Management, College of Computing Sciences and Albert Dorman Honors College. U.S. News & World Report's 2012 Annual Guide to America's Best Colleges ranked NJIT in the top tier of national research universities. NJIT is internationally recognized for being at the edge in knowledge in architecture, applied mathematics, wireless communications and networking, solar physics, advanced engineered particulate materials, nanotechnology, neural engineering and e-learning. Many courses and certificate programs, as well as graduate degrees, are available online through the Division of Continuing Professional Education.