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RIT’s Medical Program Matures to Fill National Need

4 Dec

RIT's physician assistant class of 2016 is the first to go through the five-year B.S./M.S. degree and represents a new phase of the Physician Assistant program at RIT. The cohort class is training to be nationally certified, state-licensed medical professionals who practice medicine on health-care teams with physicians and other providers. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics ranks physician assistants as the 13th fastest-growing occupation in the country, with faster-than-average increases expected to reach 38 percent by 2022. The median annual wage as of 2012 was $90,930. More.





RIT Building New Clinical Health Sciences Center

2 Dec

RIT is building a new Clinical Health Sciences Center, which will significantly expand RIT's College of Health Sciences and Technology. More.



LinkedIn Ranks RIT Among Best Colleges for Software Developers

17 Oct

According to the business-oriented social networking service LinkedIn, Rochester Institute of Technoclogy is among the best universities for recent graduates seeking desirable jobs in software development. RIT ranks No. 25 for graduates landing desirable software engineering jobs and No. 13 for graduates securing those jobs at startup companies. More.

RIT Named to Princeton Review’s Top MBA Programs

14 Oct

Rochester Institute of Technology’s Saunders College of Business is an outstanding business school to earn an MBA, according to The Princeton Review. The New York-based education services company has selected the school for inclusion in the 2015 edition of its annual guidebook The Best 296 Business Schools.

According to Robert Franek, senior vice president and publisher of The Princeton Review, “We consider RIT’s Saunders College of Business as one of the best institutions a student could attend to earn an MBA. We selected the schools we profile in this book—280 of which are in the United States and 16 are international—based on our high regard for their academic programs and our reviews of institutional data we collect from the schools.” More.

RIT Establishes School of Communication

1 Oct

Photo by: A. Sue Weisler

Photo by: A. Sue Weisler

The Department of Communication in RIT's College of Liberal Arts has been renamed the School of Communication. Undergraduate degree programs include Advertising and Public Relations, Communication and Journalism. A graduate degree in Communication and Media Technologies is offered, along with a graduate certificate in Communication and Digital Media. More.