Ready for the Next Step

Whether you’re looking to deepen your knowledge after earning an undergraduate degree, you’re making a career change that requires a higher level of education, or you’re expanding your opportunities in a current career, New England Tech has the graduate programs that can get you there. Our flexible, accelerated programs can fit into busy schedules, while still giving you the higher level of education you need to succeed. We welcome students from all backgrounds and offer flexibility in our scheduling so you can join us when you’re ready.

Our university admissions process is as easy as possible, thanks to our experienced Admissions Officers who are ready to help you in any way. To make an appointment to meet with an Admissions Officer, please call 401-739-5000 or walk in any time.

Graduate Admissions Requirements

  • For All Graduate Applicants
    • Apply for admission online at New England Tech.
      • Exception: For Post-Professional Occupational Therapy Doctorate program, see the specific program section for application information.
    • Submit ALL of your official college transcript(s).
    • Refer to the applicable graduate program section for additional program-specific admission requirements.
    • Please note: New England Tech does not require graduate applicants to submit graduate entrance exam scores.
  • Construction Management (MS)

    A candidate for admission to the Construction Management (MS) program must have the following:

    • An undergraduate bachelor’s degree in Architecture (B.Arch. or B.S.), Architectural Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology, Interior Design, Construction Management, Planning, Business, Finance, Management or a degree in a related field from an accredited institution.
    • A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 (out of 4.0) in an appropriate bachelor’s degree program.
    • A personal statement that describes how obtaining a graduate degree from New England Institute of Technology will enable you to meet your personal goals as a professional in construction management.
  • Cybersecurity Defense (MS)

    A candidate for admission to the Cybersecurity Defense (MS) program must have the following:

    • A Bachelor of Science degree in computer science, information technology or a related field from an accredited institution.
    • A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 (out of 4.0) in an appropriate bachelor’s degree program.
    • A current resume that reflects considerable professional experience.
    • A personal statement that details your qualifications and interest in the program and how it will enable you to accomplish your professional goals.
  • Engineering Management (MS)

    A candidate for admission to our Engineering Management (MS) program must have the following:

    • A Bachelor of Science degree in engineering, engineering technology or a related field from an accredited institution.
    • A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 (out of 4.0) in an appropriate bachelor’s degree program.
    • A personal statement that describes how obtaining the Master of Science in Engineering degree from New England Institute of Technology will enable you to meet your personal career goals. Your statement should include your career goal(s) and a discussion of how NEIT’s unique learning environment is integral to achieving these goals.
  • Information Technology (MS)

    A candidate for admission to our Information Technology (MS) program must have the following:

    • A Bachelor of Science degree in computer science, information technology or a related field from an accredited institution.
    • A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 (out of 4.0) in an appropriate bachelor’s degree program.
    • A current resume that reflects considerable professional experience.
    • A personal statement that describes how obtaining a master’s degree in Information Technology from New England Institute of Technology will enable you to meet your personal career goals. In your statement, specifically discuss your career goal(s) and discuss how NEIT’s unique learning environment is integral to achieving these goals.
  • Nursing (MS)

    A candidate for admission to the Master of Science in Nursing program must have the following:

    • An official transcript showing courses and associate and baccalaureate degrees completed that are from an NLN, ACEN, CCNE or NLNCC accredited institution.
    • At least 1 year of clinical experience as an RN within the past 2 years.
    • An unencumbered United States license as a Registered Nurse.
    • Documentation of having successfully passed a bachelor-level statistics and health assessment course with a grade of B+ or better, if transferring the course from another institution.
    • A personal statement that describes how obtaining a master’s degree in Nursing from New England Institute of Technology will enable you to meet your personal career goals. In your statement, specifically discuss your nursing background, including current nursing practice and educational history. Also discuss why you are applying to the MSN program and how your current work experience and achievement of this degree will contribute to nursing practice. Please also discuss your plans for completing the MSN program.

     

    New England Institute of Technology is a participating National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) institution.

    Graduate Nursing Licensure and Curriculum Requirements by State

  • Occupational Therapy (MS)

    A candidate for admission to our Occupational Therapy (MS) program must have the following:

    • An associate degree in occupational therapy from an ACOTE-accredited educational institution.
    • Current certification as an occupational therapy assistant by the National Board of Certification in Occupational Therapy (COTA).
    • A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (out of 4.0) in occupational therapy from an ACOTE-accredited educational institution.
    • A personal statement that responds to the following:
    • The mission of the NEIT Occupational Therapy program is to prepare Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants to become leaders in critical thinking and problem-solving for service management in health care and community programs.
    • In accordance with our program mission, please provide a concise and well-constructed response to all of the following key points:
    • In your own words, what does it mean to be a leader?
    • What compelled you to change your career path from COTA to OTR?
    • How do you envision yourself as a leader in the field of Occupational Therapy after completion of this degree?
  • Public Health (MS)

    The Master of Public Health program builds on the real-world experiences of professionals from other disciplines to augment the public health impact in our communities.

    Applicants to the program will need:

    1.     A bachelor’s degree in a health-related field (health care, community health, health sciences, management, nursing, psychology, health, and wellness, etc.) from an accredited institution with a grade point average of 2.5 or higher,

    -OR-

    A bachelor’s degree in any other field, along with 3 years or more work experience in public health,

    2.     Professional resume indicating experience in public health (work for a state, local, tribal department of health, hospitals, foundations, community health centers, health coalitions or advocacy groups, health insurance, college research, or other public health-related entity)

    -AND-

    3.     A personal statement describing your personal/career goals, your interest in public health, and how the Master of Public Health at NEIT will help you reach those goals.

    You can now apply online. Just log in to https://sophas.org/ and click on “APPLY.”

  • Post-Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy (PP-OTD)

    A candidate for admission to our Doctor of Occupational Therapy (PP-OTD) program must have the following:

    • Proof of a degree from a program accredited by the Accreditation Council of Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE). International students may submit proof of a bachelor’s degree approved by the World Federation of Occupational Therapy (WFOT).
    • Proof of being a certified occupational therapist.
    • A resume that demonstrates work experience in the field as a registered occupational therapist.
    • A reference who will act as your mentor outside of the university.
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA out of 4.0 in an ACOTE-accredited MSOT program.
    • Following a successful review of your application materials, you will be invited to interview with the department chair and assigned faculty prior to admission to the program.
    • Submit an admission essay defining the focused topic for doctoral work. Below are the PP-OTD essay guidelines.


    PP-OTD Essay Guidelines

    Describe your goal in obtaining a post-professional doctorate in occupational therapy. Your essay should provide an overview of the focus and intent of your doctoral project. Reflect on the four graduate outcomes and select at least one which best identifies your focused doctoral study. Graduates will become:

    • Global citizens specializing in the promotion of health, wellness, and participation across the lifespan
    • Innovators of contemporary practice both in emerging and traditional settings
    • Engaged in scholarship in any area of practice or leadership role
    • Leaders in occupational therapy practice through entrepreneurship, academia or research

    The essay will be reviewed by two professors and must clearly articulate the focus of your study. Name two mentors and how they might influence your doctoral project. The essay should not exceed 500 words and should be double-spaced using 12-point font and 1-inch margins.