Public Policy BS
Explore the intersection of public policy, technology, and our natural world. The major provides students with an opportunity to integrate their interests in science, technology, government, economics, and other social science fields while analyzing policy in terms of complex, interconnected systems.
- Bachelor of Science
- Approximately 15 students are enrolled in this program.
Cooperative Education & Experiential Education Component
- Co-op is optional for this program
- Minimum co-op requirement: N/A
- Co-op availability: Second year summer through Third Year summer
Salary InformationCo-op: ID
Student Skills & CapabilitiesCapable 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.
Job TitlesPolicy Analyst, Program Evaluator, Regulatory Affairs Specialist, Program Managers, Energy Efficiency Advisor, Research Assistant, Program Specialist.
Selected Employer Hiring PartnersLifetime Health, NYS Assembly, NASA Langley Research Center, NYSERDA, RIT
Contact UsWe appreciate your interest in your career and we will make every effort to help you succeed. Feel free to contact Lisa Monette, the career services coordinator who works with the Public Policy program. You can access information about services through our web site at https://www.rit.edu/careerservices.
Rochester Institute of Technology . Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education
Bausch & Lomb Center . 57 Lomb Memorial Drive . Rochester NY 14623-5603