Rutgers Graduate Program at Picatinny Arsenal

Picatinny Arsenal, Dover, N.J. 07806

Rutgers offers a Master of Engineering Program as well as a Certificate Program in Materials Science and Engineering at Picatinny Arsenal. The programs are administered by the Department of Materials Science and Engineering.

Program and Application Requirements

Requirement

Master of Engineering

Certificate

Required credits (most courses are 3 credits)

30

18

Student needs to apply as

Degree student (matriculated)

Non-degree student (non-matriculated)

Applicant Fee

$65 (paid by applicant and not by ARDEC)

Applicant needs to have

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited engineering or science program

Minimum Grade Point Average

3.00/4.00

GRE Scores, transcripts

Required

Not required

Letters of Recommendation

3 required

Not required


To apply, please visit the Rutgers Graduate Admissions web site and follow instructions.

Class Schedules and Courses Taught

Rutgers teaches two courses at Armament University in the Fall and Spring semesters. Each semester consists of 14 weeks of coursework, plus a final exam in the 15th week. The semester schedule for the 2012-2013 academic year is:

Semester

Fall 2012

Spring 2013

Classes Begin

Tue., Sept. 4, 2012

Tue., Jan. 22, 2013

Spring Break

N.A.

March 6 - 24, 2013

Classes End

Wed. Dec. 12, 2012

Mon., May 6, 2013

Final Exam Period

Dec. 14 - 21, 2012

May 9 - 15, 2013


More details about the Rutgers academic calendar.

The following courses will be taught in the Fall 2012 semester at Armament University:

Course No.

Title

Index

Sect.

Instructor

Day

Time

16:635:557

 

 

 

 

16:635:551

Mechanical Behaviour Ceramic Material I

 

Physical Metallurgy 3R

18988

 

 

 

 

18913

80

 

 

 

 

80

E.K. Akdogan

 

 

 

B. Hohmann

Wed

 

 

 

 

Thur

4:30 - 7:30 p.m.

 

4:30 - 7:30 p.m.

16:635:701

Research Materials

15237

80

L. Klein

BA

BA

BA = By Arrangement

The following courses will be taught in the Spring 2013 semester at Armament University:

Course No.

Title

Index

Sect.

Instructor

Day

Time

16:635:509

Advanced Electronic Ceramics

57841

80

A. Safari

Tue

4:30 - 7:30 p.m.

16:635:524

Advanced Material Characterization

57842

80

F. Cosandey

Wed

4:30 - 7:30 p.m.

16:635:702

Research Materials

54606

80

L. Klein

BA

BA

BA = By Arrangement

To register, please go the the web registration site. Please note: Non-degree students will need to contact the graduate program director of Materials Science and Engineering, Prof. Lisa C. Klein (licklein@rci.rutgers.edu), and receive a special permission number before registering.

All courses are taught in the 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. time slot, with each lecture having a duration of 160 minutes.

The courses above are open to all qualified students that are admitted to the Rutgers Materials Science and Engineering graduate program. However, students who are not employees of Picatinny Arsenal must make special arrangements to be allowed to enter Picatinny Arsenal.

A student enrolled in the Masters program at Picatinny can also take courses at the main campus of Rutgers. The tuition and the computer fee are the same, there is no off-campus fee, but there are other fees involved.

To find about what courses are offered in our New Brunswick campuses (note: the Materials Science and Engineering program is located in the Piscataway campus) contact the graduate program director, Prof. Lisa Klein (licklein@rci.rutgers.edu) or the university course scheduling web site.

Tuition and Fees

The following tuition and fees apply for students taking courses at Armament University in the 2011-2012 academic year:

Type

Amount (same for degree or non-degree students)

Tuition

$626 per credit (paid by ARDEC). This is the in-state tuition rate for graduate students. Picatinny students who live outside New Jersey pay the in-state rate.

Off Campus Fee

$224.40 (paid by ARDEC)

Computer Fee

3 credits: $84.50 (paid by ARDEC)

6 credits: $107.00 (paid by ARDEC)

Total Term Bill

3 credits: $2,186.90 

6 credits: $4,087.40

Textbook Purchases

Book purchases are not included in your term bill but they are reimbursed by ARDEC.

Reimbursement

Please coordinate with your ARDEC department training coordinator to fill out the SF 182 form for payment of tuition and ARDEC-paid fees, and the SF 1164 form for reimbursement of book purchases.

Both in-state and out-of-state government employees are charged the in-state tuition rate. Please contact the graduate program director if your term bill shows charges for out-of-state tuition. You can view your term bill online by going to the web site. Several forms of payment are available.

Transfer of Credit

Students in the Master’s program (degree program) can receive credit for courses they took in other universities. The student must first complete 12 credits at Rutgers before becoming eligible for transfer of credit.

Students eligible for transfer of credit should fill out the credit transfer form (in triplicate) and submit the form to the graduate program director. We recommend that you contact the graduate program director before filing out the credit transfer form and discuss your credit transfer request.

The transfer of credit form can be found in the Graduate School, New Brunswick, site.

Interruption of Studies

Students enrolled in the M.S. program (degree students) must register every semester after enrolling. A degree student who does not wish to enroll in any courses in a particular semester must register as “matriculation continued” and pay the appropriate fees, which in 2011-2012 academic year total to $84.50. Please note that ARDEC will not reimburse the fees for “matriculation continued.”

A student enrolled in the certificate program (non-degree) do who does not wish to enroll in any courses in a particular semester does not need to register as “matriculation continued.”

Rutgers recommends that you maintain continuous registration in order to complete your studies in a timely fashion.

Contact Information

 

Materials Science and Engineering

School of Engineering

Contact Person

Prof. Lisa C. Klein

Prof. Haim Baruh

Title

Graduate Program Director

Associate Dean, Graduate Education in Engineering

Address

Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering
Rutgers University
98 Brett Road
Piscataway, N.J. 08854

School of Engineering
Rutgers University
98 Brett Road
Piscataway, N.J. 08854

Telephone

732-445-2096

732-445-4462

E-mail

licklein@rci.rutgers.edu

baruh@jove.rutgers.edu

Web

http://mse.rutgers.edu

http://soe.rutgers.edu/rutgers-graduate-program-picatinny-arsenal

Useful Rutgers Links

School of Engineering (http://soe.rutgers.edu)
Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering (http://mse.rutgers.edu)
Graduate School, New Brunswick (http://gsnb.rutgers.edu)
Office of Graduate Education in Engineering (http://soe.rutgers.edu/gra_overview)
Continuing Education in Engineering (http://rate.rutgers.edu/?q=soe_homepage)
Office of Graduate and Professional Admissions (http://gradstudy.rutgers.edu)
University Course Scheduling (http://soc.ess.rutgers.edu/soc)
Academic Calendar (http://scheduling.rutgers.edu/academic.htm)
Web Registration (https://sims.rutgers.edu/webreg/
Registrar - term bills (http://www.studentabc.rutgers.edu)