Brandeis University is a private nonsectarian Jewish university founded in 1948. It is named after United States Supreme Court Justice Louis Dembitz Brandeis, who was the first person of Jewish descent to hold a seat on the court. The university is located on a suburban campus encompassing 235 attractive acres in Waltham, Massachusetts, just a few miles from Boston, and holds over 100 academic and residential buildings combined.
The university offers 42 majors in fields such as the creative arts, humanities, social sciences and sciences. Online Distance Learning programs are provided through the department of Graduate Professional Studies. The list of majors include: Master of Science in Bioinformatics, Master of Science in health and Medical Informatics, Master of Science in Information Security, Master of Science in Information Technology Management, Master of Sciences in Management of Projects and Programs, Master of Science in Virtual Management and a Master of Software Engineering in Software Engineering.
Graduate Professional Studies conducts admissions on a rolling basis. There are three different deadlines for application related to fall, spring and summer terms. Open course enrollment is available allowing students to take up to two courses before applying for admission to a master’s degree program. To apply for admission, complete the online application form, submit the application fee, official transcripts, resume or CV, letter of recommendation and Statement of Goals.
Tuition for Graduate Professional Studies Online Programs differs from the full-time, on-campus Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Tuition also differs between 3 credit and 4 credit courses. Financial aid is available in the form of loans. No grants or teaching assistantships are provided. Contact the university for more information.
U.S. News & World Report and Forbes magazine have named Brandeis a nationally-ranked university. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Brandeis as one of it Great Schools with Outstanding Community Involvement. Brandeis University is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.