Graduate Study Exploration Series

Discover how graduate study at RIT can help further your career objectives. Dive into your academic research interests and expand your opportunities during our virtual open house.

Planning is underway for Fall 2022 open house events and will be announced in September.

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 Virtual Open House

January 24-26
February 1-2

Dates and times vary by academic session.

  • Join us virtually to learn about graduate study at RIT and explore your area of interest.
  • Register for one or more virtual academic sessions.

Academic Sessions

Learn about graduate study at RIT and our academic programs at one of our virtual open house sessions. You may register for one or more virtual sessions.

Browse all academic sessions:

Art, Design, Photo, Film, Animation, and Architecture

​​​​​​Architecture M.Arch
Ceramics MFA
Fine Arts Studio MFA
Film and Animation MFA
Furniture Design MFA
Glass MFA
Industrial Design MFA
Integrative Design MS
Media Arts and Technology MS
Medical Illustration MFA
Metals and Jewelry Design MFA
Photography and Related Media MFA
Visual Arts–All Grades (Art Education) MST
Visual Communication Design MFA

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Business, Management, and Finance

Accounting and Analytics MS
Business Administration MBA
Business Analytics MS
Computational Finance MS
Technology Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship MS
Finance MS
Global Supply Chain Management MS
Hospitality and Tourism Management MS

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Computing and Information Sciences

Computer Science MS
Computing and Information Sciences Ph.D.
Computing Security MS
Data Science MS
Game Design and Development MS
Human-Computer Interaction MS
Information Technologies and Analytics MS
Software Engineering MS

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Computer Engineering MS
Electrical Engineering MS
Engineering Management ME
Industrial and Systems Engineering MS
Manufacturing Leadership MS
Mechanical Engineering ME/MS
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Ph.D.
Microelectronic Engineering MS
Product Development MS
Sustainable Engineering ME/MS
Sustainability Ph.D.
Sustainable Systems MS

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Engineering Technology

Communication Networks MS
Construction Management MS
Environmental, Health and Safety Management MS
Manufacturing and Mechanical Systems Integration MS
Packaging Science MS
Print and Graphic Media Science MS

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Science and Math

Applied and Computational Mathematics MS
Applied Statistics MS
Astrophysical Sciences and Technology MS & Ph.D.
Bioinformatics MS
Chemistry MS
Color Science MS & Ph.D.
Environmental Science MS
Health and Well-being Management MS
Imaging Science MS & Ph.D.
Materials Science and Engineering MS
Mathematical Modeling Ph.D.
Physics MS

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Social Sciences, Professional Studies, and Education

Communication MS
Criminal Justice MS
Experimental Psychology MS
Professional Studies MS
Science, Technology and Public Policy MS
Secondary Education of Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing MS

Wednesday, February 2
7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. EST

Discover how graduate study at RIT can help further your career objectives. Dive into your academic research interests and expand your opportunities during our virtual open house.

Graduate Open House will return with virtual sessions January 24-26 and February 1-2.

Check back for more details and to register.

Join us for a three-part event series to learn how graduate study at RIT can help further your career objectives.

Choose from virtual and on-campus events where you can interact with other prospective students and admissions counselors, meet with our graduate program directors, and gain insight into how applicants are reviewed and evaluated. Every event allows you to get immediate answers to your questions!

Start with Admissions and Aid Webinars

How do you prepare an application that stands out from the crowd? How do you fund your education? Why choose RIT for your graduate degree? Get answers to these questions and more in our admissions webinars.

View Webinar Recordings

Introduction to Graduate Studies

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Graduate Application 101 - Tips & Best Practices

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Ph.D. Application 101

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Careers and Experiential Learning

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Financing Your Graduate Education

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Explore an Academic Area

Get in-depth information about the degrees that interest you. Hear from program faculty and ask the questions that will help you decide the best program for your career goals.

View Academic Session Recordings

Search a degree for dates and to register

Or browse a list of degrees and register

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Meet Us at Open House

Friday, November 18
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. ET

  • Join us in Rochester, NY for an introduction to graduate study at RIT.
  • Learn about your academic area of interest, get a feel for the campus, meet faculty, and hear from a panel of students.


Advanced certificates, Engineering Ph.D., Health Care Interpretation MS, and Secondary Education of Students Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing MS will not be represented at the on-campus open house.