Choosing Course Formats

An Education That Fits Your Schedule

Our NYIT education programs give you the opportunity to learn in a setting that best suits your lifestyle. We offer classes online 24/7, at NYIT-Manhattan and NYIT-Old Westbury, and through partner sites in New York.

Face-to-Face @ NYIT

Join us for classes at our Manhattan and Old Westbury campuses. Day, evening, and weekend class schedules help you to pursue your degree at your convenience.

Programs Offered

Pros

  • Apply for student worker or research assistant positions on campus to help pay tuition.
  • Access  school facilities and equipment, including computer labs, STEM ed lab, iPads and mobile devices, software such as Adobe Captivate and Articulate Storyline.
  • Interact with advisors, program chairs, and professors in person.
  • Establish study groups with classmates on campus.

Cons

  • You must physically attend classes.
  • In-person class instruction is more expensive than online options or courses offered at teacher centers.

Recommended if you are:

  • Someone who prefers a traditional classroom setting and lives in the New York City or Long Island area.
  • An international student studying in the U.S.

Face-to-Face/Online Hybrid @ Teacher Centers

Looking for more flexibility? Our partnership with several New York-based teacher centers allows you to combine conveniently located classes with online coursework for many of our degree programs.  


Programs Offered

Pros

  • Tuition costs less than attending classes on NYIT campus.
  • Interact with professors, advisors, and classmates through email, phone, videoconferencing, and social media.
  • Access online NYIT library resources.
  • Blended format offers in-person classroom learning as well as online components that fit your schedule.

Cons

  • No NYIT student worker opportunity.
  • You must physically attend classes once per week.
  • No access to NYIT’s equipment and facilities.

Recommended if you are:

  • A New York state-certified teacher who lives in the New York City area or upstate.

Fully Online

Want the freedom to pursue your degree when and where you choose? Our online programs allow you take courses at any time of day and from anywhere in the U.S.

Programs Offered

Pros

  • Tuition is more affordable than in-person classes.
  • Learn at your own pace any time of day.
  • Interact with professors, advisors, and classmates through email, phone, videoconferencing, and social media.
  • Access online NYIT library resources.
  • Interact with professors and classmates through our Blackboard online learning tool at least three times a week.

Cons

  • No NYIT student worker opportunity.
  • No access to NYIT equipment and facilities.

Recommended if you are:

  • A U.S. resident (study online from anywhere in the country).
  • Prefer the flexibility of a 24/7 online curriculum to fit your schedule.

Please note: Courses might not be offered in all formats every semester. Please consult with program chairs or admins on the availability of each format.

Contact

516.686.7777
oeinfo@nyit.edu