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MS in Sustainable Systems

Rochester Institute of Technology
1 year
Full time/part time
Master's degree
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Program description

Study sustainable systems in the USA

MS in Sustainable Systems - RIT, NYThe Master of Science in sustainable systems engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York, is focused on sustainable production systems.

This MS degree in systems engineering will cover the systems that produce both goods and services, focusing on creating non-polluting, energy conserving processes, as well as keeping in mind the health, safety, and economic viability of the productions systems.

 Participants will take part in course work as well as research at a systems level approach using interdisciplinary skills and knowledge to solve sustainability problems.

Students will choose from the following three tracks of study:

  • Sustainable manufacturing
  • Sustainable mobility
  • Sustainable energy systems

Graduates of the industrial engineering master in sustainable systems will be well prepared for careers in their chosen fields. Graduates of this MS degree will have an understanding of the fundamental sustainability principles, as well as the specific skill s and expertise in the field that will allow them to fully analyze and solve complex sustainability issues.

Admission requirements

To be considered for admission to the MS in sustainable systems engineering at RIT, candidates must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university,
  • Have fulfilled the following curriculum requirements: one year of college science and one year of college mathematics (including calculus and statistics),
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0,
  • Participate in an interview with the academic department,
  • Submit official transcripts (in English) of all previously completed undergraduate and graduate course work,
  • Submit scores from the Graduate Record Exam (GRE),
  • Submit two letters of reference,
  • Submit a personal statement of educational objectives,
  • Submit a current resume, and
  • Complete a graduate application.
  • International applicants whose native language is not English must submit scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Minimum scores of 600 (paper-based) or 100 (Internet-based) are required. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores will be accepted in place of the TOEFL exam. The minimum acceptable score is 6.5.

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Graduates of this program will be awarded a Master of Science in Sustainable Systems.

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Rochester Institute of Technology

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Rochester Institute of Technology

Graduate Enrollment, Bausch & Lomb Center, 58 Lomb Memorial Drive
14623 Rochester, NY

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