Applied Urban Science and Informatics Bridge Program | NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Applied Urban Science and Informatics Bridge Program

A pathway for individuals without a STEM background to a graduate degree in applied urban science and informatics and a career in an in-demand field.

Experts in applied urban science and informatics have the technical skills to solve the most pressing issues facing cities and urban communities. Private firms and public agencies alike leverage specialists in this arena to improve city services, create smart urban infrastructures, decrease crime and environmental pollution, and inspire citizens to improve their quality of life.


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Pathway to a Master’s in Applied Urban Science and Informatics

The Applied Urban Science and Informatics Bridge Program is your pathway to pursuing an Applied Urban Science and Informatics Master's Degree  at NYU Tandon and a career in this essential field.

The M.S. in Applied Urban Science and Informatics at the NYU Center for Urban Science & Progress (CUSP) is an on-campus, three semester, 30-credit program. Its intensive curriculum immerses students in data analytics and big data, as well as a broad spectrum of urban policy and planning domains. Through hands-on projects, you will learn how to conduct data-driven research as well as analyze and communicate about data in ways that drive social impact and effect real change.

 

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Bridge Program Details

Students must have a four-year bachelor's degree to apply to the Bridge program. Basic proficiency in college algebra and some exposure to programming is recommended for success in the course. Learning a simple programming language like Python prior to starting will help you become familiar with the notion of programming.

Students who receive a C or higher will receive a certificate, and are eligible to be admitted to CUSP’s Applied Urban Science and Informatics with a GRE waiver. Students who receive a B+ or higher will receive a certificate with Distinction, and will be eligible to be admitted to all qualifying NYU Tandon master’s degree programs with a GRE waiver. CUSP applicants will need to meet all other admission requirements.


Bridge Program Topics

  • Fundamentals of system hardware
  • Number Systems
  • Compilation and Execution process
  • Data types and Expressions
  • Iterative Statements
  • Propositional logic
  • Predicate logic
  • Proving techniques: Rules of inference, Proof by contradiction, Induction
  • Sets basics
  • Intro to algorithm analysis and Order of growth
  • Functions, Abstraction and Runtime stack
  • Pointers and Dynamic allocation
  • Recursion
  • Searching and Sorting
  • Object Oriented Programming concepts
  • File Processing
  • Linked Lists
  • Data Structures
  • Trees and Binary Search trees
  • Computer Organization
  • Assembly language basics
  • Intro to OS Concepts
  • Processes & Threads
  • Thread concurrency and deadlocks
  • Memory Management

Upcoming Deadlines

Last updated on: 1/15/19.
Please check back for future deadline updates.

Semester Course Duration Course Start Date Defer/Withdraw Deadline Date Course End Date Next CUSP Master’s Degree Start Semester
Winter 2020 17-Week January, 6, 2020 February 3, 2020 May 1, 2020 Fall 2020
Winter 2020 24-Week January 6, 2020 February 3, 2020 June 19, 2020 Fall 2021
Spring 2020 24-Week March 30,2020 April 27, 2020 September 11, 2020 Fall 2021
Summer 2020 17-Week July 6, 2020 August 3, 2020 October 30, 2020 Fall 2021
Summer 2020 24-Week July 6, 2020 August 3, 2020 December 18, 2020 Fall 2021

The Applied Urban Science and Informatics Master’s degree starts in the Fall semester only.

CUSP Application Deadlines:
Early Admission: December 15
Regular Admission: February 15
Final Deadline: April 15

How to Apply to Bridge

 

Questions?

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