Courses of Study 2020-2021 
    
    Oct 22, 2020  
Courses of Study 2020-2021

Degree Programs


At the Cornell Tech campus .

Cornell Tech currently offers eight distinct masters programs. Ph.D. students are part of the Cornell Ph.D. program offered through the Graduate School and are admitted by their respective fields.

Master of Engineering (MEng) in Computer Science


Overview

A one-year program is an immersion of technical depth and advanced business education within the context of industry, market and user needs.

  • Instruction Mode: In-Person
  • Program Location: New York City
  • Length of Program: Full-Time, 30 credits

Coursework

  • Technical Courses Required to Complete: 18 credits
    • Students must take at least 18 credits from courses that are advanced and technical (5000 or above).At least 15 of those credits must come from CS courses that are not practicums, seminars,independent studies, or projects. Most technical courses are three credits each
  • Studio Courses Required to Complete: 8 credits
  • General Electives Required to Complete: 4 credits
    • Select from business, law, studio, and technical electives offered on campus.  Please note: TECH 5310: Business Fundamentals must be taken as a prerequisite for all business courses.
  • Additional Requirements:
    • Students may take a maximum of 2 graded credits as S/U. Courses that are only offered S/U do not count towards this 2 credit maximum.
    • All students must receive a B or higher in either TECH 5900 , TECH 5920 , or TECH 5910 .
    • Only classes with a grade of C- or higher will count towards a student’s degree requirements.
    • Students must maintain at least a 2.5 GPA. Students who are not in good standing may be asked to leave the program.  
  • Number of credits: 30 credits
  • Prerequisites: Students will have met most prerequisites by virtue of the requirements for admission. In addition, students are given assignments, to be completed prior to the beginning of classes, which guarantee that they have mastered the required subjects. In addition, the second week of classes is devoted to a review and, in some cases teaching, of the prerequisites for the courses in our program.

Master of Engineering (MEng) in Electrical & Computer Engineering


Overview

A one-year immersive program designed to teach engineers, scientists, and quantitative analysts important state-of-the-art methods in signal processing, data science, and decision theory.

  • Instruction Mode: In-Person
  • Program Location: New York City
  • Length of Program: Full-Time, 30 credits

Coursework

Master of Engineering (MEng) in Operations Research and Information Engineering


Overview

A one-year professional masters program that prepares students with the skills to model, analyze and optimize decisions under uncertainty and provide business intelligence for the digital world.

  • Instruction Mode: In-Person
  • Program Location: New York City
  • Length of Program: Full-Time, 30 credits

Coursework

  • Technical Courses Required to Complete: 18 credits
  • Students must take the following coursework to graduate:
  • Studio Courses Required to Complete: 8 credits
  • General Electives Required to Complete: 4 credits
  • Additional Requirements:
    • A maximum of two graded credit hours may be taken on an S/U basis. Courses that are only offered S/U do not count towards this two credit maximum.
    • All students must receive a B or higher in either TECH 5900 , TECH 5920 , or TECH 5910 .
    • Only classes with a grade of C- or higher will count towards a student’s degree requirements.
    • Students must maintain at least a 2.5 GPA. Students who are not in good standing may be asked to leave the program
  • Number of credits: 30 credits
  • Prerequisites: Students will have met most prerequisites by virtue of the requirements for admission. In addition, students are given assignments, to be completed prior to the beginning of classes, which guarantee that they have mastered the required subjects. In addition, the second week of classes is devoted to a review and, in some cases teaching, of the prerequisites for the courses in our program.

Master of Science (MS) in Information Systems, Connective Media


Overview

Offered through the Jacobs Institute - a two-year, highly technical program focusing on the technologies, platforms and ecosystems that are involved in the recent convergence of communication, information and media. Graduates of this program will receive two degrees: one from Cornell University and one from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.

  • Instruction Mode: In-Person
  • Program Location: New York City
  • Length of Program: Full-Time, 60 credits

Coursework

Master of Science (MS) in Information Systems, Health Tech


Overview

Offered through the Jacobs Institute, a two-year, highly technical program where students learn to use technology to transform the healthcare industry. Graduates of this program will receive two degrees: one from Cornell University and one from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.

  • Instruction Mode: In-Person
  • Program Location: New York City
  • Length of Program: Full-Time, 60 credits

Coursework 

Master of Science (MS) in Information Systems, Urban Tech


Overview

Offered through the Jacobs Institute - a two-year, highly technical program focusing on the integration of Urban Design, Architecture and Computer Science to build smarter more interconnected cities. Students are trained to use technology to improve mobility and transportation, sustainable urban development, and urban systems. Graduates are prepared for leadership roles in mobile/consumer urban tech startups, real estate, utilities, construction, and NGOs.

  • Instruction Mode: In-Person
  • Program Location: New York City
  • Length of Program: Full-Time, 60 credits

Coursework

Johnson Cornell Tech MBA


Overview

In this 12-month program, students will earn an advanced business education that provides in-depth knowledge on the technologies, companies and industries changing the global landscape.

  • Instruction Mode: In-Person
  • Program Location: Summer in Ithaca, Fall & Spring in New York City
  • Length of Program: Full-Time, 60 credits

Coursework

Master of Laws (LLM)


Overview

This one-year program is tailored to practicing attorneys or recent law graduates who desire to be at the center of New York City’s ever-evolving technology ecosystem and at the intersection of law, technology and entrepreneurship.

  • Instruction Mode: In-Person
  • Program Location: New York City
  • Length of Program: Full-Time, 33 credits

Coursework