Rutgers’ Master of Information (MI) program is competitive, requires 36 credits and must be completed within three years. The program offers two methods of course delivery:
Admission is based on:
We welcome international students to apply. Please note that there are five additional requirements that all international applicants must meet. See our International Students page for more detailed information.
All decisions are made pending documentation.
Important: Rutgers University may deny admission to non-immigrant students for lack of English proficiency, lack of financial support or because of improper visa status.
Rutgers’ MI program uses two interview platforms for our international candidates: Duolingo and Spark Hire. This helps us determine that an applicant’s English proficiency is at a level that will ensure a positive learning experience and success in the MI program.
What you need to know for Duolingo:
What you need to for know Spark Hire:
We consider applications on a rolling basis. Complete your application by the deadlines stated below in order to be considered for admission.
September Program Start
January Program Start
May Program Start (Online Only)
Rutgers SC&I and the MI program are proud to be able to recognize high-achieving graduate students each year by awarding scholarships and awards to incoming and continuing students. Visit SC&I Scholarships and Awards for:
If you have any questions, you may contact the SC&I scholarship administrator at email@example.com.
A maximum of six credits of graduate coursework may be transferred to the MI program under the following two options:
To determine if transfer credits are possible, students with potential transfer credits must:
Courses for transfer credit will be evaluated by the program director in consultation with the Admissions Committee and/or concentration coordinators/faculty. After being admitted to the program, students should submit transfer credit requests based on schedules set forth in the policy to the MI Program Director and the Office of Student Services at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Office of Student Services will notify students of the outcome within four weeks of the requested date.