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MI Admissions

Entry into the Master of Information (MI) program is competitive.  Admission is based on a number of factors including prior academic performance at an accredited academic institution, test scores, professional work experience, standardized English proficiency test scores (for International students only), at least two letters of recommendation and a personal statement.

Students should apply into one of the following program delivery options:

  • On-campus/Hybrid: The MI program is offered on the New Brunswick campus of Rutgers University. On-campus students can register for online courses ($100 per use charge, per course) as needed.

  • The MI program is also offered fully online meaning that students take all their courses remotely.  

The MI program requires a total of 36 credits and must be completed within three years. As a part-time student taking two classes (six credits) per semester, it will take three years (six semesters) to complete the program. As a full-time student taking three classes (nine credits) per semester, it will take two years (four semesters) to complete the program. Many students take advantage of summer and winter session courses to decrease the time to completion.