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All of RIT's online programs are accredited and taught by the same expert faculty as those on campus. You'll earn a prestigious degree in small class sizes that encourage group interactivity. The first step is to determine whether online education is right for you. To see if you are a good candidate for learning online, take our free online learning assessment.

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Find your online course or program

We offer a wide range of online learning opportunities for people competing in today’s employment market. Whether you want to enhance your skills or make a career change, we have a flexible portfolio of options. Can't choose just one? RIT also provides an array of customizable credentials.

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Talk to our concierge

Every online offering is different. We provide personalized support and advice through every step of the decision-making process. Our concierge services can address most questions. If we do not have the answer, we will connect you with the expert or resource that does.

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Fill out an application

Ready to enroll? Take advantage of our concierge services to personalize the process. We can walk you through every step and answer any questions you have along the way. We can even do some of the work for you. Or, just click the link below to complete an application.

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Begin classes

We offer a mix of 7-week and 15-week courses, with start times throughout the year. Students in a typical 3 credit 7-week course spend approximately 19 hours a week on course work. That includes all course activities, from watching lectures to completing assignments. We offer online student orientation services and other resources that will prepare you to be successful.

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Join the RIT Online Campus

The RIT Online Campus connects you with resources to help you balance the demands of work, family, and school. We filter out the noise and bring you fresh, dynamic, customized content. The virtual campus features custom rss feeds, timely articles and videos, academic resources, a direct connection to the concierge, an online café, and much more.

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Become a Change Agent

True change agents see a future no one else does and they keep a steady eye on their goals. At RIT, we believe that people should never stop improving themselves through learning. It is the way we maintain the power to make a difference. Whether you complete an online course, certificate or degree, we urge you to become the next RIT agent of change.

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