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Science, Technology and Public Policy MS

In this technology policy master's degree, you'll make significant contributions to the creation of effective public policy in areas that include the environment, transportation, science, and emerging technological and scientific developments.

Program skills

Capable of conducting scientific and applied research, are polished writers and speakers and have at their disposal a number of policy analysis tools, including cost/benefit analysis, decision analysis, and computer modeling techniques. Students will be prepared to assist in the policy analysis endeavors of a company, non-profit, or government agency.

Program job titles reported

Quality Assurance Specialist; Healthcare Services Analyst; Advocacy Specialist; Youth Development Professional; Government Relations; Program Manager; Think Tank Associate

100%

Outcome Rates*

Total percentage of graduates who have entered the workforce, enrolled in full-time graduate study, or are pursuing alternative plans (military service, volunteering, etc.).

100%

Knowledge Rate

*Total percentage of graduates for whom RIT has verifiable data, compared to national average knowledge rate of 41% per NACE.
Outcome % of Students
Employed 90.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 0%
Alternative Plans 10.00%
Outcome % of Students
Employed 90.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 0%
Alternative Plans 10.00%

Experiential Learning

Cooperative Education and Internships

Cooperative education and internships are work experience in your field of study. And they set RIT graduates apart from their competitors. It’s exposure–early and often–to a variety of professional work environments, career paths, and industries. Cooperative education and internships are designed for your success.

Co-op is optional but strongly encouraged for graduate students in the MS in science, technology, and public policy.