Designed exclusively for the busy professional, part-time study options at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering offer an outstanding world-class education for those with a busy schedule. You’ll learn from many of the most respected leaders in your field. What’s more, our faculty and graduates are responsible for a wide range of game-changing inventions and innovations. The time to take your career to a higher level or transition into a new one is now.
For more than 150 years, the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering has been at the forefront of technological innovation. You will join our esteemed ranks of faculty and alumni—including Nobel Prize winners, astronauts and Fortune 500 CEOs.
In addition to flexible scheduling, we offer a wide range of online classes and convenient access to courses from other departments and NYU schools. Since you won’t be locked into one mode of studying or rigid time constraints, you’ll be able to balance work, while you work toward a career.
The NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering graduate programs will put you in an elite group of industry leaders, providing the necessary tools to transform your career goals into measurable progress. Earning an advanced degree or certificate increases your demand in rapidly growing job markets.
Because we’re part of NYU, you will enjoy access to the vast resources of a global system. Our dynamic environment enhances networking opportunities with industry mentors, keeping you in touch with emerging technologies, trends and best practices.
At the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, you'll have the opportunity to develop personal relationships with your professors. They are more than just teachers—they are creators, inventors, and industry-connected mentors.
With a master's from the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, you’ll be a highly sought after professional in the engineering, science and technology sectors; expect to see your earning potential significantly increase. In fact, according to payscale.com, we’re ranked #4 among U.S. engineering schools for post-graduation salary levels.
Our master’s and doctorate programs are built on fundamental curricula that constantly evolve to incorporate the latest technology, ensuring that you will lead in your field of study or professional practice. We also offer several master’s degree programs in an "executive format" where students take all required courses together on evenings and weekends. Many courses are offered online. In addition, students may take up to three courses before formally matriculating in a degree or certificate program.
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This computer science course covers the basic technology underlying Web search engines and related tools. The main focus is on large-scale Web search engines (such as Google, Yahoo and MSN Search) and their underlying architectures and techniques.Learn More
This technology management and innovation course focuses on equipping students with the knowledge and skills needed to manage the front-end of innovation which leverages design thinking to validate business concepts for new products and services.Learn More
This course focuses on managing technology-based projects, ranging from individual research and development to the implementation of large-scale and complex technological systems.Learn More
Part-time graduate students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to ensure that their application can be processed for their semester of choice. Please be aware of the following deadlines: Spring 2015: November 1, 2014 Fall 2015: May 30, 2015View Deadlines
Not ready for a full-time degree program or too late to apply? As a visiting student, you can take up to nine credit hours maximum and up to only 6 credits (2 courses) per semester at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering without formally applying for admission. These credits can be later applied to a certificate or a degree when you apply and are admitted to the graduate school.Visiting Student Application
From industry giants to fast-paced startups, NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering graduate students come from, and indeed got hired at, some of the most dynamic companies in the world. And with New York's tech renaissance well underway, there has never been a better time to be an engineering and technology professional, and certainly never a better place.
Already a successful systems developer in the healthcare industry, Jason DuBey sought to broaden his skills with a graduate education that combined business with technology. The Management of Technology (MOT) program at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering allowed him to complete a degree with a practical focus that directly relates to his company environment—faster and more affordably than an MBA. In class, Jason collaborated with other students from diverse professions, learning to identify customer needs and leverage tech solutions. Guidance from industry-connected faculty mentors enhanced the classroom theory, providing Jason with invaluable experience that immediately elevated his workplace performance.
NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering students are constantly evolving, transforming and experiencing new things that lead their lives down exciting and sometimes unexpected paths. Graduate student Aisha Ballie found this to be exactly the case.
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If you are ready to take your career to the next level, get in touch with us to request more information. We'll send you information on your program of choice, as well as invitations to on-campus events and online webinars.
All candidates who hold a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent from an accredited college or university are invited to apply to an NYU School of Engineering master’s degree or graduate certificate program. For more information about required application components, please visit Admissions Criteria.
Part time students may enroll in a maximum of 6 credits (generally 2 courses). Full time students may enroll in at least 9 credits (generally 3 courses).
Part time students may take up to 5 years to complete a Master's degree.
Payment of tuition can be deferred if you have reimbursement benefits from your employer. If you wish to participate in the deferment plan, you will be charged a $150 deferment fee. Please visit NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering’s Student Resources to learn more.
Part time students may change their enrollment status to Full time if they wish. In order to do so, you must (1) receive department approval and (2) you must submit official GRE scores.
Yes, Graduate students may live on‐campus at the Clark Street residence. Apartments are leased by semester. To learn more please visit Residence Life and Housing Services.
Yes. In order to conduct a review of an application, the Office of Admissions needs to evaluate transcripts from all institutions previously attended.
Once all admission materials have been submitted, the review committee general requires approximately 3 – 4 weeks to render a decision on an applicant’s behalf.
You may apply to a graduate program during your last term of undergraduate study. If you are admitted, you will be required to submit an official transcript conferring your undergraduate degree within your first semester of study.
Federal law stipulates that individuals who will require an F‐1 visa must enroll on a Full time basis. If you have permanent resident status, you may pursue Part time enrollment if you wish.
Get specific information from individual Departments or get general admissions & enrollment information from the Graduate Enrollment & Admissions Management Office.