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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 71.40%
Full-time Graduate Study 28.60%
Alternative Plans 0%
Outcome % of Students
Employed 71.40%
Full-time Graduate Study 28.60%
Alternative Plans 0%

Experiential Learning

Cooperative Education and Internships

What makes an RIT education exceptional? It’s the ability to complete relevant, hands-on career experience. At the graduate level, and paired with an advanced degree, cooperative education and internships give you the unparalleled credentials that truly set you apart. Learn more about graduate co-op and how it provides you with the career experience employers look for in their next top hires.

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