Your Road to a New Career
"A Bridge to NYU Tandon" is a uniquely designed program to give individuals lacking a background in science or engineering a gateway into one of our select master’s degree programs.
If you have a degree in liberal arts or similar, our one-course online program will provide you the tools needed to upgrade your math, science or engineering knowledge in preparation for your application to an NYU Tandon School of Engineering graduate program. Students who complete this intensive online program with a grade of B+ or better, and meet all other School of Engineering admission requirements, can be admitted to a qualifying master’s program.
Whether you are transitioning your career or looking to refresh your knowledge, this course will ensure a seamless start into your graduate career.
Courses start every Winter, Spring, and Summer semester. Students have the opportunity to enroll in a 24-week course (20-30 hrs per week) or an accelerated 17-week version of the course (30-40 hrs per week).
Engineering Background not Required
Prepares you for Graduate Study
(equivalent to three courses, estimated savings of $13.5K)
Students must have a Bachelor's degree in any discipline. To successfully complete this Bridge course with a good grade, proficiency in college algebra, and some exposure to programming is desirable. A simple language like Python will help you get familiar with the notion of programming, and can be learned outside of the classroom using free online resources like open online courses such as Coursera, YouTube, or even blogs. If you complete this intensive Bridge course with a grade of B+ or better, you are eligible to be admitted to the NYU Tandon Computer Science master's program without any course deficiencies.
A GRE Exam waiver can be provided to individuals who successfully complete the Bridge to Tandon course considering admissions towards the Cybersecurity or Computer Science Master's Degree. To be considered, you will have to meet all other School of Engineering admission requirements as well. Please review the master's degree program requirements for the full listing.
Choose Your Pathway
Pathways are offered to prepare you to apply for a master's degree in any of the following subject areas:
A program designed for students lacking a background in computer science giving you a gateway to a graduate-level degree in bioinformatics.
A program designed for students lacking a background in computer science giving you a gateway to a graduate-level degree in computer engineering.
A program designed for students lacking a background in computer science giving you a gateway to a graduate-level degree in computer science.
A program designed for students lacking a background in computer science giving you a gateway to a graduate-level degree in cybersecurity.
Individuals who wish to apply for the Bridge program must complete an application. The Bridge program starts every winter (January), spring (April), and summer (July) semester.
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