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Seton Hall’s New Graduate Programs Cater to Career Aspirations in Emerging Fields

Seton Hall University has introduced a range of new graduate programs designed to empower aspiring professionals with the cross-disciplinary skills and knowledge needed to succeed in emerging industries. The programs were developed in response to the evolving job market and “have been meticulously crafted to address the specific demands of financial technology, digital media, and applied sciences and engineering fields,” according to the university.

Thrive in the STEM Workforce

To meet the demands of the 21st-century STEM workforce, the College of Arts and Sciences has introduced the M.S. in Applied Physics and Engineering program. Through an interdisciplinary curriculum, this two-year program is expected to equip students with the knowledge and professional skills required to become indispensable contributors to society, according to Seton Hall. By blending advanced applied physics with engineering fields such as nanoscience, quantum engineering, renewable energy research, condensed matter physics, and material science, “graduates will possess a diverse skill set that aligns with the needs of modern industries. They will be at the forefront of scientific research, technological innovation, and solutions to our most pressing global health, energy, climate, and other challenges,” according to the institution.

Master the Intersection of Finance, Technology and Analytics

The financial technology sector is experiencing unprecedented growth and the Stillman School of Business understands the need to equip professionals with a unique blend of dynamic finance, data analytics, and technology skills. In the new M.S. in Financial Technology and Analytics (MFTA) program, students with a strong math and science background will gain expertise in the latest financial technologies, learn advanced data analytics techniques, and develop critical problem-solving abilities, according to Seton Hall. “Graduates will be well-prepared to excel in roles that require a deep understanding of the intersection between finance and technology,” according to the institution.

Excel in the Digital Media Landscape

In the accelerated, one-year M.S. in Professional Communication and Digital Media program, offered by the emerging College of Human Development, Culture, and Media, students will immerse themselves in courses that cover digital communication strategies, media production, organizational communication, and interpersonal communication, all informed by human-centered principles. According to Seton Hall, by honing their skills in this comprehensive program, graduates will be prepared to navigate the complexities of the digital media ecosystem and excel in a variety of roles, such as digital marketers, content creators, social media managers, and communication specialists.

Inquiries and applications for the Fall 2023 semester, and beyond, are now being accepted. For additional information, please contact the Office of Graduate Affairs.

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