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Science, Technology and Public Policy MS

Rochester Institute of Technology
2 years
Full time/part time
Master's degree
On campus
Rochester
English
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Program description

Science, Technology and Public Policy MS

Through this Master of Science program, students will gain the skills to work interdisciplinary between engineering, science and public policy, making significant contributions to the private, public and non-profit sectors.

Working with advisers, students choose electives in an area of interest. Some of these areas include:

  • Environmental policy
  • Climate change policy
  • Healthcare policy
  • STEM education policy
  • Telecommunications policy
  • Energy policy

Generally, those undertaking this program will have a background in science or engineering and want to broaden career opportunities and employability within government and business.&;

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Admission requirements

To be considered for admission to the MS program in science, technology and public policy, candidates must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Hold a bachelor degree from an accredited college or university
  • Have a minimum 3.0 overall GPA, Submit two writing samples, one of which should be a statement of interest
  • Have completed course work in calculus and statistics (students may be required to take a data analysis or statistics course and an introductory calculus course, if not taken previously)
  • Submit the following:
    • Scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
    • Official transcripts (in English) of all previously completed undergraduate and graduate course work
    • Two formal letters of reference
  • Complete a graduate application.

International students

Applicants whose native language is not English must submit scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language TOEFL). Minimum scores of 570 (paper-based) or 88 (Internet-based) are required.


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Tuition fees

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Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available, kindly visit our university website.

Qualification

Graduates of this program will be awarded a Master of Science in Science, Technology and Public Policy.

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Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) is a privately endowed, coeducational university made up of more than 19,000 students and from all 50 states and over 100 nations.  RIT’s main campus is located in Rochester, NY, USA, which is approximately 350...


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Why study at Rochester Institute of Technology

You should consider RIT for your graduate study because: it has cutting-edge academic programs, outstanding faculty, and first-rate classroom and laboratory facilities; offers unmatched experiential education programs including co-op; has an excellent reputation and rankings; offers generous financial aid to graduate students; delivers a high return on investment; has an environmentally friendly, sustainable campus; provides a diverse student population, and makes a well-connected network of 135,000 alumni available to graduates.

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Rochester Institute of Technology

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

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