The goal of the program is to provide graduate education that imparts a coherent body of managerial and technological knowledge centering on e-commerce. Graduates will acquire the educational background necessary to become performing e-commerce professionals, as well as obtain a solid foundation for lifelong learning necessary in a field that is certain to evolve very rapidly.

Admission Requirements

  • The GRE requirement is waived for applicants who have completed a master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university with a satisfactory academic record.
  • Submission of an official score report for the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test taken within the last five years. The GRE may be waived if the applicant enrolls initially as a non-matriculating student and completes 9 graduate credits in computer science with a minimum grade point ratio (GPR) of 3.00 and no grade below C or is a Fairleigh Dickinson University computer science graduate and has an undergraduate GPR of 3.00 or is a non-Fairleigh Dickinson University computer science graduate and has an undergraduate GPR of 3.50. This GRE waiver policy is only applicable to applicants who graduated from a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.
  • Applicants who have not completed all requirements for admission to the degree program may be permitted to enroll in classes for credit on a non-matriculated or non-degree basis.

Degree Plan

Prerequisites (12 Credits)

  • ACCT5012      Financial Accounting: End User App
  • ECON5012     Economic Analysis
  • MKTG5012     Marketing Principles
  • CSCI5525        Introduction to Computer Science
  • CSCI5505        Introduction to Computer Programming

Required (18 Credits)

  • CSCI6623     Database Systems
  • CSCI6720     Management Information Systems
  • CSCI6731     Computer Networks
  • CSCI6758     Introduction to E-commerce
  • CSCI6844     Programming for the Internet
  • CSCI7795     Building Electronic Commerce Systems

Electives (12 Credits)

Consult the FDU Graduate Bulletin and your advisor regarding electives. Other information technology and business-oriented courses may be taken at the discretion of the department. A student can opt to receive 3 credits for internship/work experience provided the student has been in the program for a minimum of 9 months.

Course Descriptions