East China Jiaotong University (ECJTU) started its postgraduate program from scratch. Until now, the program has gone through a glorious history of reform and development. ECJTU was granted State Council nominated Master degree conferring institution in 1993. Accounting and traffic information engineering and control were the first two master's majors. The first batch of graduate students were enrolled in 1995. In the year of 2013, ECJTU was granted State Council nominated Doctoral degree conferring institution with 2 key disciplines of the first order (control science and engineering, and transportation engineering). ECJTU started doctoral program in 2014.
ECJTU has 3 doctorate degree awarding first-level disciplines, 21 master degree awarding first-level disciplines and 2 master degree awarding second-level disciplines. Currently, the university is entitled to confer professional degrees in 11 fields: Master of Finance (MF) , Master of Applied Statistics (MAS), Juris Master (JM), Master of Physical Education (MPE), Master of Translation and Interpreting (MTI), Master of Engineering (including 12 fields), Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Public Administration (MPA), Master of Accounting (MPAcc), Master of Engineering Management (MEM) and Master of Arts (MFA). There is 1 graduate school and 14 departments responsible for enrollment and training in the university.
ECJTU has 1 National Joint Engineering Research Center and more than 20 academic platforms of provincial-level, including Engineering Research Centers and Key Laboratories of the Ministry of Education. It also has 3 first-class disciplines of 13th Five-Year Guideline in Jiangxi Province，8 provincial-level key disciplines of 12th Five-Year Guideline (including high-level disciplines and demonstration of master programs), 4 disciplines being awarded among the first batch of leading disciplines by Jiangxi University Alliance, 1 post-doctoral research station, and 1 post-doctoral working station.
At present, there are 2,991 registered postgraduates, including 41 doctoral students (1 international student included), 1948 full-time master students, 975 part-time master students, and 27 overseas master students. There are also 336 registered master's degree applicants with the equivalent education level.
ECJTU has 1930 faculty and staff members, including more than 530 professors and associate professors. There are over 60 high qualities including Chang Jiang Scholars professors, winners of the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, the National Ten Thousand Talents Plan professors, experts selected for New Century Talents Project, National Outstanding Teachers, members listed in the New-century Excellent Talents Supporting Program of Ministry of Education and the Program for Young Talents Leading in Science and Technology Innovation of Ministry of Science and Technology, distinguished professors enjoying special allowance of the State Council, and Jingangshan Scholars, etc.