Stevens Institute of Technology: Distance Learning Programs In-Depth

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Stevens Institute of Technology

Graduate School Distance Learning Programs

Hoboken, New Jersey


Graduate certificates for professionals seeking advanced knowledge in science, engineering, and management are available online through WebCampus. A wide range of off-campus graduate degree programs in engineering, management, computer science, and mathematics, among other disciplines, are taught at corporate sites. Master's degrees in cybersecurity, microelectronics and photonics, network information systems, systems engineering, and telecommunications management are also available online.


Stevens has been at the forefront of distance learning for a number of years, offering courses that exploit the benefits of interactive video, the Internet, and other advanced instructional technologies. WebCampus online graduate students use rich Web features such as threaded discussions, chat, bulletin boards, e-mail, file sharing, whiteboards, and work groups for in-depth online participation. Students also have online library privileges, with instant search and retrieval of important databases.


In addition to acquiring a master's degree online in network information systems, graduate students may now take Web-based courses that lead to graduate certificates in atmospheric and environmental science and engineering, cybersecurity, elements of computer science, financial engineering, graphics, multimedia technology, networked information systems, photonics, secure network systems design, system design and operational effectiveness, and wireless communications. Management programs are in human resources, management of wireless networks, telecommunications, project management, and technology.

Graduate certificate programs offer students the opportunity to focus on a specific area of study without having to complete a master's program. Credits earned toward a graduate certificate at Stevens may also be applied to a master's degree should students wish to continue with their studies.

Off campus, at corporate and other sites, graduate students may enroll as part of company-sponsored programs, some of which are delivered using interactive video. Employees at some of the nation's most progressive and prominent companies, including Lucent, Boeing, Verizon, and dozens of others, may take graduate certificate courses and master's degree courses in a number of disciplines at corporate sites. These include computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, management, mechanical engineering, project management, technology management, and telecommunications management.

WebCampus also offers professional noncredit short courses in engineering, science, and management. Non-credit courses are open to all. No special background is required.

Stevens Institute of Technology, one of the world's premier technical universities, offers an array of Web-based distance learning graduate programs from WebCampus. Stevens ranks first among the top twenty-five most connected campuses. Stevens has won the nation's top award for best "institution-wide online teaching and learning programming." Stevens' online programs include wireless communications, networked information systems, secure network systems design, multimedia technology, systems design and operational effectiveness, pharmaceutical manufacturing practices, financial engineering, cybersecurity, computer science, photonics, atmospheric and environmental science and engineering, and graphics. Management programs are in project management, technology, human resources, telecommunications, and management of wireless networks. Students are instructed by noted faculty members who deliver the same superior courses taught on the main campus. Off-campus courses are conveniently offered at corporate sites in six states. Some classes are delivered using interactive video. Stevens is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. WebCampus is cosponsored by the Association of Computing Machinery, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, ASME International, the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME), and the National Exchange Carrier Association (NECA).


Distance learning graduate students access the entire range of Stevens' student services online, including faculty advising, ordering books and other materials, admissions, registration, and applications for financial aid. Graduate students also have instant online access to the School's digital library. A cyberlibrarian is available via e-mail and telephone to guide students in the use of databases and other research tools and media. Seven days per week, 24-hour technical and other help desk support services are also available online. Stevens' Student Information System allows distance learners to access course schedules, grades, account statements, and other documents entirely online.


All graduate courses are worth 3 credits. Depending upon the program, most graduate certificates are offered after students complete four courses online, on campus, or both. To earn a master's degree in engineering and science, students are required to complete ten courses. Students must complete twelve courses for a master's degree in management.


An impressive graduate faculty teaches courses at Stevens, providing the same superior instruction online and on and off campus. WebCampus faculty members are required to participate in teaching and learning colloquia, which are held periodically during each semester, in order to share their experiences and to demonstrate their online teaching capabilities. Faculty members who teach online are also trained in how to exploit the technological and pedagogical benefits of Web-based courseware applications.


To be admitted to a distance learning program at Stevens, students are required to satisfy the same qualifications as those who wish to enroll in Stevens' conventional courses. Prospective graduate students need to have completed an undergraduate degree at an accredited institution. Applicants may either apply by mail or complete an application form online at the Internet address listed below. Applications should be accompanied by a nonrefundable check or money order for $50, made payable to Stevens Institute of Technology. The application fee is waived for current Stevens undergraduate students, Stevens alumni, and those entering from selected corporate programs. Two letters of recommendation are required. Applicants must also provide official transcripts in English for each college or university attended. Transcripts translated into English must be prepared by the school attended or by an official translator with a recognized seal. Applicants must provide official confirmation of the degree earned if it was awarded by a non-U.S. institution. The applicant's name, Social Security number, or date of birth must be on all submitted documents. All documents must be in English or have attested English translations.


Each semester, students are required to pay an $80 enrollment fee. Tuition for management courses is $715 per credit hour. Tuition for engineering and science courses is $825 per credit hour. Other fees may apply for late enrollment and late payment, among other services.


Stevens has a strong commitment to assisting and investing in talented students. The school offers a number of scholarships, many of which are made available through generous friends and successful alumni. Many graduate students receive tuition reimbursement from their companies. Members of the WebCampus cosponsoring professional societies receive a 10 percent discount upon successful completion of the course.


Online programs:

Stevens Institute of Technology
Castle Point on Hudson
Hoboken, New Jersey 07030
Telephone: 201-216-5092 800-494-4935 (toll-free)
Fax: 201-216-5011
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site:

Off-campus programs:

Graduate Admissions
Stevens Institute of Technology
Castle Point on Hudson
Hoboken, New Jersey 07030
Telephone: 201-216-5234
Fax: 201-216-5011
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site:


Before applying to the online or off-campus distance learning programs, it is recommended that students review the Graduate School Web site or Stevens' online learning site, both listed below, in order to obtain information, instructions, and online application forms.

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