Thank you for your interest in the Department of Service Systems program. We offer an undergraduate online two year finisher degree in Applied Technical Leadership. In graduate studies we have two advanced degrees; Human Resource Development and Service Leadership and Innovation and Advanced Certificates within each program.

Undergraduate Program

Online Undergraduate Application

Application Instructions | Admissions Details

Online BS in Applied Technical Leadership

Designed for adult learners who have completed a two-year associate degree and are working in specialized technical fields, this degree finishes degree work to earn a Bachelor of Science degree, on-line, building on a two year technical degree, which allows for growth in career options.

Transfer Applicants

This year, RIT will enroll more than 850 new transfer students, placing our university among the national leaders in transfer student admission.

We’re successful in enrolling transfer students because we understand your needs. We provide special programs and personnel to accommodate you during the admissions process. Our goal is to make your transition to RIT as easy as possible.

How to Apply

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Timeline & Requirements

Graduate Programs

Online Graduate Application

Application Instructions | Admissions Requirements | Graduate Programs

RIT Graduate Online Application

You can submit an online application one year before you plan to start your intended program. RIT students and alums can use their current RIT credentials to “Login”. All others will be asked to create a new account. You can apply to up to three programs. Your first-choice program will determine the requirements required to submit before the application is moved forward for department review for admission. Visit the Offices of Graduate & Part-time Enrollment Services website for specifics on the application process. Please contact a graduate representative at any time for further assistance.

Application Deadlines

The Department of Service Systems has rolling admissions which means applications are reviewed and processed for the fall and spring semester start times. The department will review full applications until two weeks prior to the start of classes each term. Your financial aid requests and admissions scholarships, if applicable, will not be processed until after you are accepted to the program. Please submit your full graduate application by the following dates:

  • August 1st, Fall Semester
  • January 1st, Spring Semester
  • May 1st, Summer Semester


Graduate Admissions


Accepted Students

Congratulations on your acceptance to the Department of Service Systems.  We are excited to welcome you to our community and look forward to meeting you. If you have any questions please call us at (585) 475-7359 or send us an email.


Department of Service Systems
Rochester Institute of Technology
163 Lomb Memorial Drive
Lewis P. Ross Building 10/Room 1187
Rochester, NY 14623
Tel: 585-475-7359
Fax: 585-475-7010