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Design 3D computer graphics for gaming, virtual worlds, augmented reality, medical and scientific simulations, data visualizations, motion and broadcast graphics, architectural and engineering modeling, instructional multimedia, museum exhibits, and more.

Learn More about 3D Digital Design BFA

Master the concepts of 3D graphics to craft a range of creative solutions for animation and multimedia projects.

Learn More about 3D Graphics Technology AAS

At a time of significant transition in the profession, RIT's architecture program allows for full incorporation of the skills and knowledge critical to the 21st century architect. The program produces broad-thinking architects well grounded in the principles and practices of sustainability who can apply their knowledge and talents to the architectural problems posed by the modern city.

Learn More about Architecture M.Arch.

The BFA program in ceramics has become part of the School of Art in the College of Art and Design. Students interested in studying ceramics should refer to the option within the BFA program in studio arts or contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions for more information.

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Enhance your artistic expression through the study of aesthetic and theory.

Learn More about Ceramics MFA

People who work in the design and imaging field are responsible for designing, organizing, and producing print and Web-based media for business, communication, publishing, manufacturing, entertainment, and advertising markets. This is a large, exciting field that requires a variety of computer-based and traditional visual skills. The design and imaging technology program provides opportunities for students to enter various careers ranging from creative to highly technical positions at various degree levels. This program is available exclusively to students seeking admission to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf.

Learn More about Design and Imaging Technology AAS

People who work in the design and imaging field are responsible for designing, organizing, and producing print and Web-based media for business, communication, publishing, manufacturing, entertainment, and advertising markets. This is a large, exciting field that requires a variety of computer-based and traditional visual skills. The design and imaging technology program provides opportunities for students to enter various careers ranging from creative to highly technical positions at various degree levels. This program is available exclusively to students seeking admission to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf.

Learn More about Design and Imaging Technology AOS

Pair a traditional liberal arts education with study in digital technology, human-computer interaction, database management, geographic information technologies, and interactivity in new media.

Learn More about Digital Humanities and Social Sciences BS

The BFA program in fine arts studio has been renamed studio arts and now includes additional areas of study. Students interested in studying ceramics, expanded forms, furniture design, glass, metals and jewelry design, printmaking, painting, or sculpture should refer to the BFA program in studio arts and contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions for additional information.

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Develop a mastery of skills to experiment, create, and critique within a supportive, diverse environment devoted to individual growth.

Learn More about Fine Arts Studio MFA

An intensive course of study combining foundations in art and design with two years of study in woodworking and furniture design. For individuals not seeking the BFA or MFA degree, the Associate degree will provide you with many of the fundamentals to begin a career in woodworking and furniture design.

Learn More about Furniture Design AOS

The BFA program in furniture design has become part of the School of Art in the College of Art and Design. Students interested in studying furniture design should refer to the option within the BFA program in studio arts or contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions for more information.

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Advance your personal aesthetic through the study of contemporary practices and critical reflection.

Learn More about Furniture Design MFA

The BFA program in glass has become part of the School of Art in the College of Art and Design. Students interested in studying glass should refer to the option within the BFA program in studio arts or contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions for more information.

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Dive deeper into your examination of glass as you develop your artistic expression through research, experimentation, and in-depth critiques.

Learn More about Glass MFA

Integrate design principles, methods, concepts, images, words, and ideas to convey distinct, visually compelling messages to an audience.

Learn More about Graphic Design BFA

Traditional drawing skills, the latest digital imaging technologies, and sculpted dimensional methods combine for effective visual communication.

Learn More about Illustration BFA

From athletic wear to stereo systems and medical devices, create and develop products for both consumers and manufacturers.

Learn More about Industrial Design BFA

Explore design theory, design history, and human-centered design as you create a range of consumer products

Learn More about Industrial Design MFA

Further your understanding of the design process as you prepare to work with creative development teams.

Learn More about Integrative Design MS

Design history, building structure and systems, space planning, and design process are used to create inspiring, purposeful interior environments.

Learn More about Interior Design BFA

Creating everything from advertisements, illustrations, and signage to print and digital communications, maps, and more to effectively communicate information an audience needs.

Learn More about Media Arts and Technology BS

Deepen your understanding of the importance of graphic communication and immerse yourself in the technologies that are changing the industry.

Learn More about Media Arts and Technology MS

Combining art and science to create anatomical and surgical sketches for instructional illustrations, courtroom exhibitions, computer graphics, and more—all to aid the understanding of medical and health conditions.

Learn More about Medical Illustration BFA

Collaborating with scientists and physicians, medical illustrators transform complex information into visual images that are used in education, research, patient care, public relations, legal cases, and marketing efforts.

Learn More about Medical Illustration MFA

Challenge traditional ways of thinking as you create works that leave a lasting impression.

Learn More about Metals and Jewelry Design MFA

The BFA program in metals and jewelry design has become part of the School of Art in the College of Art and Design. Students interested in studying metals and jewelry design should refer to the option within the BFA program in studio arts or contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions for more information.

Learn More about Metals and Jewelry Design BFA

At the intersection of visual communication, design strategy, technology, and user experience design, new media designers are the innovative thinkers, designers, and creators of the next generation of digital media.

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Gain comprehensive knowledge of printmaking and aesthetic applications through design, principles, production, and print creation.

Learn More about Non-toxic Printmaking Adv. Cert.

Acquire the conceptual and technical skills to succeed as a creative professional in ceramics, expanded forms, furniture design, glass, metals and jewelry design, printmaking, painting, or sculpture.

Learn More about Studio Arts BFA

If you are passionate about visual arts and design but aren’t ready to commit to a specific major, the undeclared art and design option will give you an opportunity to explore your interests. Throughout your first year, you’ll take foundation courses that will introduce you to multiple areas of visual art and design, including materials, techniques, and theory. You’ll also gain an in-depth understanding of each art and design major, enabling you to identify the program that best meets your interests and career aspirations. Ultimately, you’ll gain a better understanding of the career path you want to pursue.

Learn More about Undeclared Art and Design

Sharpen your own artistic abilities as you prepare to teach the next generation of artists and creators.

Learn More about Visual Arts–All Grades (Art Education) MST

By fully understanding the importance of the user experience and the various aspects of digital design, your work can fuel technological innovation.

Learn More about Visual Communication Design MFA

Business analytics are becoming essential problem-solving tools in the accounting and finance professions.

Learn More about Accounting and Financial Analytics Adv. Cert.

Combine technology, finance, strategy, and compliance to advance your career in accounting. 

Learn More about Accounting MS

Gain the preparation you need for an exciting career in accounting-related occupations.

Learn More about Accounting Technology AAS

The administrative support technology program prepares you for a career in a variety of business settings including government, education, corporate settings, and health care. You will receive a foundation in computer software applications, business office procedures, and document preparation as well as opportunities to develop appropriate professional interpersonal and human relations skills. This program is exclusively available to students seeking admission to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf.

Learn More about Administrative Support Technology AAS

The applied technical leadership degree program is designed for adult learners, working in specialized technical fields, who have completed a two-year associate degree. These learners are seeking a bachelor of science degree that builds on the skills gained in the technical associate degree, connects to their career aspirations, and is delivered as an upper-level undergraduate degree online. The online leadership degree provides competency-based expertise in technical leadership development, human resource development and the development of foundation skills for initiatives relevant to a student’s specialized career path.

Learn More about Applied Technical Leadership BS

The business administration program focuses on general business operations and the critical decision-making process required for success in today's fast-paced work environment. Students learn the fundamentals of business planning, interpersonal skills, and communication skills needed to succeed on the job. This program is available exclusively to students seeking admission to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf.

Learn More about Business Administration AAS

RIT's MBA combines a strong foundation in business fundamentals with technology-infused core courses to help you stand out and enhance your personal brand.

Learn More about Business Administration MBA

Determine an organization’s overall wealth, profitability, and liquidity, and help companies with short- and long-term financial business decisions.

Learn More about Business Administration: Accounting BS

Explore the management, creation, and study of money, banking, investments, assets, and liabilities, and the impact of technology on financial systems, cash-flow analysis, capital markets, financial decision-making, and forecasting.

Learn More about Business Administration: Finance BS

Understand the financial, political, cultural, and economic environments to influence an organization’s business strategy and performance in a globally connected world.

Learn More about Business Administration: International Business BS

The many facets of management—from motivating employees to effective communication to leading teams—form the essential skills that define an effective leader.

Learn More about Business Administration: Management BS

Explore the complete business-consumer relationship, from internet marketing, social media, and professional selling to brand awareness, international marketing, and the impact of consumer behavior.

Learn More about Business Administration: Marketing BS

Gain universal business and technology skills that go beyond accounting and financial management.

 

Learn More about Business Administration–Accounting MBA

For those with established careers in business and management, accelerate your path toward leadership.

Learn More about Business Administration–Executive MBA

An online executive MBA program designed for experienced leaders in business and management who are seeking an accelerated path toward career advancement.

Learn More about Business Administration–Online Executive MBA

With the incredible amount of data being collected by today's businesses, professionals are needed to analyze and interpret this information to inform and guide sound business decisions.   

Learn More about Business Analytics MS

The associate in science (AS) degree in business is an Associate+Bachelor’s degree program designed to prepare deaf and hard-of-hearing students to enter and successfully complete a bachelor’s degree program in RIT’s Saunders College of Business. The program offers you unparalleled academic support and students strengthen their skills by taking courses taught by NTID faculty. Admission to this major is available during the fall semester only. This program is available exclusively to students seeking admission to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf.

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Explore your interests in business, finance, marketing, or management before you declare a major. The business exploration option gives you an opportunity to explore your interests in business while you complete foundation courses. You can sample courses in a variety of majors while you identify the program that best meets your interests and career aspirations.

Learn More about Business Exploration

The business technology program prepares you for a career in general business operations. You’ll learn the fundamentals of business planning, interpersonal skills, and communication skills needed to succeed on the job. You’ll also receive leadership training in addition to becoming proficient in the use of computer software applications necessary to succeed in the business world. This degree is for students interested in the fields of marketing, sales, retail, advertising, banking, management, human resources, hospitality, and other related business disciplines. This program is exclusively available to students seeking admission to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf.

Learn More about Business Technology AOS

Quantitative analysts are in high demand. Become an asset to any company as you learn computational strategies to generate profits and reduce company risks.

Learn More about Computational Finance MS

Advanced in to leadership positions with this engaging master's degrees in construction management. 

Learn More about Construction Management MS

Demand is high for professionals skilled in both analytics and computing. Enhance your skill set by learning to manage large-scale data sets in this highly applied program.  

Learn More about Data Science MS

Work with people of all ages, cultures, and economic means to apply nutritional science to help their clients address health, nutritional, and wellness needs.

Learn More about Dietetics and Nutrition BS

Combine math and statistics with your desire to impact policy and social issues to research, collect, and analyze information, monitor economic trends, and develop forecasts to guide industries in making critical decisions.

Learn More about Economics BS

Combine your engineering knowledge with business insights to successfully manage an engineering or technology focused company.

Learn More about Engineering Management ME

Earning your masters in entrepreneurship and innovative ventures means learning to lead the way in introducing unique solutions to global problems.

Learn More about Entrepreneurship and Innovative Ventures MS

Acquire a foundation in the managerial aspects of developing and implementing environmental health and safety management systems to help companies meet their sustainability and safety standards.

Learn More about Environmental, Health and Safety Management MS

Physical assets can represent a significant financial investment for an organization. Careful attention must be paid to the sustainable life cycle of these facilities. Competent facility managers keep these valuable assets performing in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

Learn More about Facility Management MS

Unlock the world of finance, and set yourself on a path toward managerial success.

Learn More about Finance MS

As businesses become more technical and global they are relying more on supply chain management professionals to find efficiencies throughout their business processes as a competitive edge.

Learn More about Global Supply Chain Management

Gain the finance and management skills needed to advance your career in the health care industry.

Learn More about Health Care Finance Adv. Cert.

Learn the fundamentals of the U.S. health care system, the organizations that delivery services, how various services are financed, and the management and leadership skills needed within these organizations to effectively serve individual patients and the larger community.

Learn More about Health Systems Administration Certificate

Earn an online health administration master’s degree employers value that combines the leadership and organizational management competencies of an MBA with the specialized skills required to manage within an intricate health care industry.

Learn More about Health Systems Management MS

The associate in science degree in hospitality and service management is an Associate+Bachelor’s degree program designed to prepare deaf and hard-of-hearing students to enter and successfully complete a baccalaureate degree in the hospitality and tourism management program. This program is only available to students seeking admission to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf.

Learn More about Hospitality and Service Management AS

Management and hospitality combine with technology, computing, and data analytics to improve the guest experience and reshape the hospitality and tourism industry.

Learn More about Hospitality and Tourism Management BS

Learn to analyze, evaluate, and apply hospitality and tourism data from diverse sources in this dynamic hospitality program.

Learn More about Hospitality and Tourism Management MS

Get the skills needed to help an organization with their workforce needs.

Learn More about Human Resource Development MS

Utilize the DMAIC (define, measure, analyze, improve, and control) process of Lean Six Sigma to improve processes and enhance your qualifications to broaden your career development.

Learn More about Lean Six Sigma Adv. Cert.

Computing security, database design, networking, and IT combine to create information systems that gather and analyze business data to improve an organization’s operational efficiency, add value to existing products, and help managers make crucial decisions.

Learn More about Management Information Systems (MIS) BS

Gain the problem-solving skills needed for success in a variety of management positions.

Learn More about Management MS

Providing experienced engineers and business professionals with the leadership need to optimize business operations in a range of organizations and industries.

Learn More about Manufacturing Leadership MS

Deepen your understanding of the importance of graphic communication and immerse yourself in the technologies that are changing the industry.

Learn More about Media Arts and Technology MS

Internet marketing, imaging, graphic arts, information systems, social media, and search engine optimization combine to create cutting-edge digital business and marketing solutions.

Learn More about New Media Marketing BS

Understand corporate culture and develop the skills needed to oversee and manage organizational change.

Learn More about Organizational Change and Leadership Certificate

Understand how technology influences the way that people learn as you explore and apply the theories of instructional design to corporate teaching and training.

Learn More about Organizational Learning Adv. Cert.

Engineering and business principles combine to give you the knowledge you need to lead product development teams, and ultimately step into leadership positions in your career.

Learn More about Product Development MS

Gain the skills and knowledge to successfully plan, organize, and execute a range of projects for your organization.

Learn More about Project Management Adv. Cert.

Poor quality in manufacturing and service can cost companies as much as 20 percent of revenue in rework, scrap, brand switching, and loss of goodwill. Organizations have begun to understand that prevention saves more time and money than the discovery of flaws after the fact.

Learn More about Quality Management Certificate

Focus on crafting systems and strategies to achieve growth in your organization.

Learn More about Service Leadership and Innovation Adv. Cert.

Having a 360-degree view of customers, the ability to formulate and execute strategic initiatives, and being a visionary leadership that all companies need to be successful – these are the goals the master's degree in service leadership and innovation.

Learn More about Service Leadership and Innovation MS

Manage the flow of goods and services around the world by understanding the logistics, planning, inventory demands, transportation, and execution behind moving products from farms and production facilities to their final destinations in warehouses and stores.

Learn More about Supply Chain Management BS

Develop an understanding of today's changing business dynamics and how their interplay creates value for a new venture.

Learn More about Technology Entrepreneurship Adv. Cert.

Successful businesses thrive on employees who are both motivated and skilled. Improve business performance by learning to leverage the human capital of an organization.

Learn More about Workplace Learning and Instruction Adv. Cert.

Analyze audiences and craft persuasive messages for a variety of traditional and emerging media platforms, including websites, social media, news sites, blogs, video and photography sites, and more.

Learn More about Advertising and Public Relations BS

The ASL-English interpretation major prepares entry-level sign language interpreters for work in settings where deaf, hard-of-hearing, and hearing people interact and communicate. The degree allows students to develop foundation skills in interpreting. This program is available exclusively to students seeking admission to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf.

Learn More about ASL-English Interpretation AAS

Seamlessly facilitate communication and interaction between deaf, hard-of-hearing, and hearing people in educational, medical, and community settings.

Learn More about ASL-English Interpretation BS

Develop critical thinking skills and creativity as you gain a deeper understanding of digital communication, persuasive messaging, and relationship management. 

Learn More about Communication and Digital Media Adv. Cert.

A focus on the humanities and social sciences combined with marketing, information technology, digital publishing, or a discipline of your choosing, provides a solid framework to help you understand the evolving communication landscape.

Learn More about Communication and Media Technologies MS

Combine the theory and practice of communication with focused study in one of three subdisciplines: technical communication; health communication; or media, rhetoric, and culture.

Learn More about Communication BS

Pair a traditional liberal arts education with study in digital technology, human-computer interaction, database management, geographic information technologies, and interactivity in new media.

Learn More about Digital Humanities and Social Sciences BS

The MS degree in health care interpretation is designed to meet the demand for nationally-certified sign language interpreters who wish to work in health care environments.

Learn More about Health Care Interpretation MS

Gather, critically analyze, and synthesize verbal and visual information to communicate accurate and clear news stories across traditional and digital media platforms.

Learn More about Journalism BS

Creating everything from advertisements, illustrations, and signage to print and digital communications, maps, and more to effectively communicate information an audience needs.

Learn More about Media Arts and Technology BS

Deepen your understanding of the importance of graphic communication and immerse yourself in the technologies that are changing the industry.

Learn More about Media Arts and Technology MS

At the intersection of visual communication, design strategy, technology, and user experience design, new media designers are the innovative thinkers, designers, and creators of the next generation of digital media.

Learn More about New Media Design BFA

New media are ever-changing forms of digital communication that engage, immerse, and (often) entertain users, from social networks to wearable computing and more.

Learn More about New Media Interactive Development BS

Internet marketing, imaging, graphic arts, information systems, social media, and search engine optimization combine to create cutting-edge digital business and marketing solutions.

Learn More about New Media Marketing BS

Explore how technology and innovation are changing the graphic communications industry.

Learn More about Print Media MS

The advanced certificate in user experience design and development provides working professionals with an opportunity to learn and develop user-centered visual design skills for current and/or emerging industry and career demands. Students learn the fundamentals of design creation, applied skills, and aesthetics for interface, user experience design, and basic interaction development. Students incorporate industry best practices and principles through the design and production of applied visual design projects.

Learn More about User Experience Design and Development Adv. Cert.

By fully understanding the importance of the user experience and the various aspects of digital design, your work can fuel technological innovation.

Learn More about Visual Communication Design MFA

Design 3D computer graphics for gaming, virtual worlds, augmented reality, medical and scientific simulations, data visualizations, motion and broadcast graphics, architectural and engineering modeling, instructional multimedia, museum exhibits, and more.

Learn More about 3D Digital Design BFA

Computers are important to all parts of the economy, and the number of careers that involve work with computers is constantly expanding. Students in the associate in applied science (AAS) degree program in applied computer technology take courses to prepare them for careers that involve maintaining computer software and hardware, installing and maintaining computer networks, and working with a variety of computer applications. This program is available exclusively to students seeking admission to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf.

Learn More about Applied Computer Technology AAS

Computers are important to all parts of the economy, and the number of careers that involve work with computers is constantly expanding. Students in the associate in occupational studies (AOS) degree program in applied computer technology take courses to prepare them for careers that involve maintaining computer software and hardware, installing and maintaining computer networks, and working with a variety of computer applications. This program is available exclusively to students seeking admission to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf.

Learn More about Applied Computer Technology AOS

The associate in science (AS) in applied computer technology is an associate+bachelor’s degree program designed to prepare deaf and hard-of-hearing students to enter and successfully complete a bachelor's degree in RIT’s Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences. This program is available exclusively to students seeking admission to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf.

Learn More about Applied Computer Technology AS

The mass amount of data being collected by industries, retailers, and organizations requires knowledgeable professionals who can manage, process, and analyze this information to identify and understand trends and to make meaningful business decisions.

Learn More about Big Data Analytics Adv. Cert.

Biology and computing combine to analyze big data collected by the health industry to discover, diagnose, and treat a wide range of medical conditions.

Learn More about Bioinformatics and Computational Biology BS

Explore the unique combination of biotechnology, programming, and computational mathematics to combat illness and create novel technologies for industry.

Learn More about Bioinformatics MS

Quantitative analysts are in high demand. Become an asset to any company as you learn computational strategies to generate profits and reduce company risks.

Learn More about Computational Finance MS

An emphasis on using computers as tools to solve mathematically modeled physical problems in business, science, engineering, and more.

Learn More about Computational Mathematics BS

Design computer hardware, components, and software in order to develop next-generation products and appliances that contain embedded systems.

Learn More about Computer Engineering BS

The computer engineering master's degree emphasizes the adoption of design methodology and the application of sophisticated engineering tools to the design and development of computer-integrated systems.

Learn More about Computer Engineering MS

Ensure that hardware and software work effectively together in medical diagnostic equipment, digital cameras, missile guidance systems, anti-lock braking systems, scanners, copiers, autonomous vehicles, routers, and smartphones.

Learn More about Computer Engineering Technology BS

Specialize in areas such as artificial intelligence, computer graphics, computer theory, networking, security, robotics, parallel computation, data mining, computer architecture, or systems software.

Learn More about Computer Science BS

Computer graphics and visualization, data management, and intelligent systems are just a few topics you’ll explore while developing the skills to keep up in this ever-changing field.

Learn More about Computer Science MS

A research degree designed to produce independent scholars, cutting-edge researchers, and well-prepared educators, you'll benefit from world-class faculty, diverse academic offerings, and modern facilities as you identify and research challenges within and beyond computing. 

Learn More about Computing and Information Sciences Ph.D.

Implement complex computing systems and become well versed in their management.

Learn More about Computing and Information Technologies BS

With eight undergraduate computing majors, the computing exploration option is a great way for you to gain an overview of the computing field while you take the time to decide which major best meets your personal and professional aspirations.  

Learn More about Computing Exploration

Preserve information assets, identify computer security vulnerabilities, and understand the forensics needed to prove an attack occurred, from identifying its origin and assessing the extent of the damage to designing strategies that ensure data recovery.

Learn More about Computing Security BS

Develop a solid foundation in cyber security as you understand how integrated systems are designed and developed, and the leadership skills that are paramount for guiding an industry that’s still exploring its role and impact in society.

Learn More about Computing Security MS

Develop a strong foundation in cyber security in order to create secure network environments.

Learn More about Cybersecurity Adv. Cert.

Demand is high for professionals skilled in both analytics and computing. Enhance your skill set by learning to manage large-scale data sets in this highly applied program.  

Learn More about Data Science MS

Pair a traditional liberal arts education with study in digital technology, human-computer interaction, database management, geographic information technologies, and interactivity in new media.

Learn More about Digital Humanities and Social Sciences BS

Aspire to a career within the professional games industry or a related field such as simulation, edutainment, or visualization.

Learn More about Game Design and Development BS

Explore the simulation, edutainment, or visualization landscape as you enhance your game design and development skills to create truly innovative games.

Learn More about Game Design and Development MS

Demand is high for professionals who are well versed in applying computing and information technology solutions to the management of health care information and patient data.

Learn More about Health Informatics MS

With its roots in computing, psychology, and design, human-centered computing examines how people use technology and the ways in which computing systems can be more intuitive.

Learn More about Human-Centered Computing BS

By studying how people interact with websites, computer systems, emerging technologies, and software, you will be able to create intuitive technological interfaces that will improve how we interact with and use emerging technologies.

Learn More about Human-Computer Interaction MS

A highly interdisciplinary field that combines aspects of physics, math, computer science, and engineering to understand and develop cutting-edge imaging systems from satellite systems to portable eye trackers to medical imagers to multispectral detectors—anything that involves recording, processing, displaying, or analyzing image data.

Learn More about Imaging Science BS

Further your understanding of the development and implementation of imaging systems. This knowledge can be applied to a variety of areas, including remote sensing, environmental science, and more.

Learn More about Imaging Science MS

Reach the penultimate status of higher education in imaging science acquiring the capabilities, skills, and experience to succeed in this diverse field.

Learn More about Imaging Science Ph.D.

Dive deeper into the study of how information is understood and applied as you work to solve the unexplored problems that are challenging the computing industry.

Learn More about Information Sciences and Technologies MS

Computing security, database design, networking, and IT combine to create information systems that gather and analyze business data to improve an organization’s operational efficiency, add value to existing products, and help managers make crucial decisions.

Learn More about Management Information Systems (MIS) BS

Creating everything from advertisements, illustrations, and signage to print and digital communications, maps, and more to effectively communicate information an audience needs.

Learn More about Media Arts and Technology BS

Deepen your understanding of the importance of graphic communication and immerse yourself in the technologies that are changing the industry.

Learn More about Media Arts and Technology MS

Due to explosive growth in the use of mobile computing devices, there has been an employment boom in the field of mobile application development, and the demand for new and innovative mobile apps is growing at an incredible speed.

Learn More about Mobile Application Development AAS

Trends in network communications—unifying wired and wireless infrastructures, Cloud computing, scalability, collaboration tools, and security—can only be coalesced into reliable communication services if there are highly educated and technically proficient networking and systems administration professionals who understand both traditional and emerging communication technologies as well as how to apply these technologies to organizational needs and opportunities.

Learn More about Networking and Systems Administration MS

Develop a strong foundation in the design and implementation of network systems for a ranging of industries.

Learn More about Networking, Planning and Design Adv. Cert.

At the intersection of visual communication, design strategy, technology, and user experience design, new media designers are the innovative thinkers, designers, and creators of the next generation of digital media.

Learn More about New Media Design BFA

New media are ever-changing forms of digital communication that engage, immerse, and (often) entertain users, from social networks to wearable computing and more.

Learn More about New Media Interactive Development BS

Encompasses technical issues affecting software architecture, design, and implementation as well as process issues that address project management, planning, quality assurance, and product maintenance.

Learn More about Software Engineering BS

Gain hands-on experience through team-based and individual projects to further your understanding of the development and implementation of modern software systems.

Learn More about Software Engineering MS

The advanced certificate in user experience design and development provides working professionals with an opportunity to learn and develop user-centered visual design skills for current and/or emerging industry and career demands. Students learn the fundamentals of design creation, applied skills, and aesthetics for interface, user experience design, and basic interaction development. Students incorporate industry best practices and principles through the design and production of applied visual design projects.

Learn More about User Experience Design and Development Adv. Cert.

By fully understanding the importance of the user experience and the various aspects of digital design, your work can fuel technological innovation.

Learn More about Visual Communication Design MFA

Creating an impactful app begins with solid code and good design, but understanding user expectations are the cornerstone of that process.

Learn More about Web and Mobile Computing BS

Develop an expertise in interactive multimedia design as you enhance the communication and digital media experience.

Learn More about Web Development Adv. Cert.

The associate in applied science (AAS) in applied mechanical technology is an Associate+Bachelor’s degree program that prepares students to enter and successfully complete a bachelor’s degree program in RIT's College of Engineering Technology. The program offers you unparalleled academic support and students strengthen their skills by taking courses taught by NTID faculty. This program is available exclusively to students seeking admission to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf.

Learn More about Applied Mechanical Technology AAS

At a time of significant transition in the profession, RIT's architecture program allows for full incorporation of the skills and knowledge critical to the 21st century architect. The program produces broad-thinking architects well grounded in the principles and practices of sustainability who can apply their knowledge and talents to the architectural problems posed by the modern city.

Learn More about Architecture M.Arch.

Biocompatibility testing, designing artificial organs and tissues, developing new drug delivery systems, creating innovative medical devices, and enhancing medical imaging techniques are just a few of the ways biomedical engineers improve the health and well-being of others.

Learn More about Biomedical Engineering BS

From nano-scale composites, pharmaceuticals, plastics, fibers, metals, and ceramics to the development of alternative energy systems, biomedical materials and therapies, and strategies to minimize the environmental impact of technological advancements.

Learn More about Chemical Engineering BS

Gain the practical theory, knowledge, and skills necessary to solve the complex challenges posed by society’s growing infrastructure needs. Through lab work and design projects, civil engineering technology students acquire skills in a wide range of sub-disciplines and put theory and technology to work to solve engineering challenges.        

Learn More about Civil Engineering Technology BS

The associate in applied science (AAS) in civil technology is an Associate+Bachelor’s degree program that prepares students to enter and successfully complete a bachelor’s degree program in civil engineering technology in RIT’s College of Engineering Technology. The program offers you unparalleled academic support and students strengthen their skills by taking courses taught by NTID faculty. This program is available exclusively to students seeking admission to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf.

Learn More about Civil Technology AAS

People who work in computer aided drafting technology use their skills to create two- and three-dimensional drawings on the computer. These drawings are used to visually represent buildings, bridges, canals, and houses. This program is available exclusively to students seeking admission to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf.

Learn More about Computer Aided Drafting Technology AAS

People who work in computer aided drafting technology use their skills to create two- and three-dimensional drawings on the computer. These drawings are used to visually represent buildings, bridges, canals, and houses. This program is available exclusively to students seeking admission to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf.

Learn More about Computer Aided Drafting Technology AOS

Design computer hardware, components, and software in order to develop next-generation products and appliances that contain embedded systems.

Learn More about Computer Engineering BS

The computer engineering master's degree emphasizes the adoption of design methodology and the application of sophisticated engineering tools to the design and development of computer-integrated systems.

Learn More about Computer Engineering MS

Ensure that hardware and software work effectively together in medical diagnostic equipment, digital cameras, missile guidance systems, anti-lock braking systems, scanners, copiers, autonomous vehicles, routers, and smartphones.

Learn More about Computer Engineering Technology BS

Synthesize science, mathematics, technology, and application-oriented designs into world-class consumer products, timely microprocessors, state-of-the-art computers, advanced electronic components, and much more.

Learn More about Electrical Engineering BS

Merge technology, engineering, and science and apply it to practical, industrial, and business applications to become a leader in your field.

Learn More about Electrical Engineering MS

Develop an in-depth understanding of electrical and electronics theory and its application, applied design, and implementation to electrical and electronic systems.

Learn More about Electrical Engineering Technology BS

Explore the fundamentals of mechatronics involving the integration of mechanics, electrical circuits, microprocessors, mathematics, materials technology, computer-aided engineering, and design.

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Spend up to a year exploring RIT's portfolio of engineering majors before you declare a major.

Learn More about Engineering Exploration

Combine your engineering knowledge with business insights to successfully manage an engineering or technology focused company.

Learn More about Engineering Management ME

The doctorate program in engineering prepares the next generation of engineering leaders to tackle some of the most daunting and complex problems facing our society.  

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Spend up to a year exploring RIT's portfolio of engineering technology programs before you declare a major.

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Acquire a foundation in the managerial aspects of developing and implementing environmental health and safety management systems to help companies meet their sustainability and safety standards.

Learn More about Environmental, Health and Safety Management MS

Physical assets can represent a significant financial investment for an organization. Careful attention must be paid to the sustainable life cycle of these facilities. Competent facility managers keep these valuable assets performing in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

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A highly interdisciplinary field that combines aspects of physics, math, computer science, and engineering to understand and develop cutting-edge imaging systems from satellite systems to portable eye trackers to medical imagers to multispectral detectors—anything that involves recording, processing, displaying, or analyzing image data.

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Further your understanding of the development and implementation of imaging systems. This knowledge can be applied to a variety of areas, including remote sensing, environmental science, and more.

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Reach the penultimate status of higher education in imaging science acquiring the capabilities, skills, and experience to succeed in this diverse field.

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Optimize integrated systems of people, materials, information, equipment, and energy by improving your skills in statistics, engineering, operations, manufacturing, and more.

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An in depth look at the contemporary manufacturing process, product development, logistics, and a customized curriculum that includes research opportunities prepares you to lead integrated systems.

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Optimize, design, and manage the operational and manufacturing processes by which goods are made and distributed.

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Develop an expertise in circuit design, automation, and modern integrated circuits as you study both analog and mixed signal circuits.

Learn More about Integrated Electronics Certificate

Utilize the DMAIC (define, measure, analyze, improve, and control) process of Lean Six Sigma to improve processes and enhance your qualifications to broaden your career development.

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The MS in manufacturing and mechanical systems integration is designed for individuals who wish to achieve competence in mechanical or manufacturing engineering. The program combines engineering, business, and management functions to effectively guide and lead in a range of manufacturing enterprises.

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Providing experienced engineers and business professionals with the leadership need to optimize business operations in a range of organizations and industries.

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Develop a foundation of materials-oriented knowledge, conceptualization, product development, and production decisions needed to strive in engineering.

Learn More about Materials Science and Engineering Adv. Cert.

Provide solutions to a number of different fields including energy, medicine, clothing, and equipment production through the study of materials science.

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From rockets to robots, power plants to biomechanical parts, mechanical engineers put both energy and machines to work.

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Apply mechanical engineering principles and theories to enhance your skills through formal education and training, and independent inquiry.

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A focused, in-depth examination of mechanical engineering disciplines (e.g., dynamics, robotics, nanotechnology, biomechanics, and energy systems)  that prepare you to enter a career in industry or research.

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Understand how products and machinery work, as well as how to design, manufacture, or use technology to develop mechanical systems for high-performance automobiles, aerospace systems, bioengineered devices, energy technologies, and more.

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Designed for practicing mechanical and electrical engineers, the mechatronics certificate positions you to drive innovation in technology and product development.

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Integrated microelectronic or nanoelectronic circuits and sensors drive the global economy, increase productivity, and help improve our quality of life.

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Microelectronic engineering affects nearly all aspects of our daily lives. RIT’s microelectronic engineering program is considered a world leader in the education of semiconductor process engineers.

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Develop a knowledge of chemistry, physics, and engineering to better understand integrated circuit technology in microelectronics manufacturing.

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Explore the future of nanotechnology as you work to address the technical challenges of micro-and nano-systems through analysis, research, and integration.

Learn More about Microsystems Engineering Ph.D.

Crafting ways to package a range of products, from food and cosmetics to electronics and consumer products, for transportation, storage, display, and presentation.

Learn More about Packaging Science BS

Create visually stunning, environmentally friendly packaging that’s functional and durable enough to sustain environmental and physical hazards.

Learn More about Packaging Science MS

Students in the associate in occupational studies (AOS) degree in precision manufacturing technology (formerly computer integrated machining technology) are prepared for employment in precision machining and/or precision optics manufacturing occupations. These include tool and die making, mold making, instrument making, manufacturing of optical elements, and computer numerical control machining (CNC). Graduates are successfully employed in both large manufacturing corporations and small contract manufacturing shops. This program is available exclusively to students seeking admission to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf.

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Engineering and business principles combine to give you the knowledge you need to lead product development teams, and ultimately step into leadership positions in your career.

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Combining innovations in industrial productivity and advanced manufacturing technologies, including robotics, automation, computer-aided design (CAD), computer numerical control (CNC), microprocessor controls, computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), flexible manufacturing systems, and electronics manufacturing.

Learn More about Robotics and Manufacturing Engineering Technology BS

Encompasses technical issues affecting software architecture, design, and implementation as well as process issues that address project management, planning, quality assurance, and product maintenance.

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Gain hands-on experience through team-based and individual projects to further your understanding of the development and implementation of modern software systems.

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Minimize the effects a product has on the environment at every stage of its lifecycle – from conception, development, and prototyping to commercialization, recycling, and disposal.  

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Narrow your focus to a specific area of study as you find new ways to reduce a product’s environmental effects at every stage of its lifecycle, from conception, development, and prototyping to commercialization, recycling, and disposal.

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Designed to help students from any academic background gain a comprehensive understanding of the many facets of sustainability. In as little as one year, you’ll learn to apply sustainability science principles to any field to help solve the world’s grand challenges—including pollution, food scarcity, public health crises, and more.

Learn More about Sustainable Systems MS

Be one of the innovative leaders helping to shape the ever-evolving future of telecommunications.

Learn More about Telecommunications Engineering Technology MS

Control vibration in engineering systems and apply your knowledge to everything from consumer product development, manufacturing, aerospace systems, and more.

Learn More about Vibrations Adv. Cert.

At a time of significant transition in the profession, RIT's architecture program allows for full incorporation of the skills and knowledge critical to the 21st century architect. The program produces broad-thinking architects well grounded in the principles and practices of sustainability who can apply their knowledge and talents to the architectural problems posed by the modern city.

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Gain the practical theory, knowledge, and skills necessary to solve the complex challenges posed by society’s growing infrastructure needs. Through lab work and design projects, civil engineering technology students acquire skills in a wide range of sub-disciplines and put theory and technology to work to solve engineering challenges.        

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Combine a love for nature with cutting-edge research to create a sustainable future for our planet.

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The multidisciplinary approach taken in this program produces skilled professionals who are able to tackle the biggest problems plaguing our environment using a holistic approach.

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Become an environmental, health and safety champion by helping industries produce goods and services that avoid environmental contamination, that uses less water and precious resources, and that avoid subjecting workers to hazardous conditions and materials.

Learn More about Environmental Sustainability, Health and Safety BS

Acquire a foundation in the managerial aspects of developing and implementing environmental health and safety management systems to help companies meet their sustainability and safety standards.

Learn More about Environmental, Health and Safety Management MS

Crafting ways to package a range of products, from food and cosmetics to electronics and consumer products, for transportation, storage, display, and presentation.

Learn More about Packaging Science BS

Create visually stunning, environmentally friendly packaging that’s functional and durable enough to sustain environmental and physical hazards.

Learn More about Packaging Science MS

A practically based program that fosters innovation and creativity in solving real-world challenges within social, economic, technological, and business realms. In this inherently interdisciplinary program, you’ll become part of a network of academics from across RIT who are working to optimize sustainable systems and practices in engineering, manufacturing, energy, education, and more.

Learn More about Sustainability Ph.D.

Minimize the effects a product has on the environment at every stage of its lifecycle – from conception, development, and prototyping to commercialization, recycling, and disposal.  

Learn More about Sustainable Engineering ME

Narrow your focus to a specific area of study as you find new ways to reduce a product’s environmental effects at every stage of its lifecycle, from conception, development, and prototyping to commercialization, recycling, and disposal.

Learn More about Sustainable Engineering MS

Designed to help students from any academic background gain a comprehensive understanding of the many facets of sustainability. In as little as one year, you’ll learn to apply sustainability science principles to any field to help solve the world’s grand challenges—including pollution, food scarcity, public health crises, and more.

Learn More about Sustainable Systems MS

Design 3D computer graphics for gaming, virtual worlds, augmented reality, medical and scientific simulations, data visualizations, motion and broadcast graphics, architectural and engineering modeling, instructional multimedia, museum exhibits, and more.

Learn More about 3D Digital Design BFA

Aspire to a career within the professional games industry or a related field such as simulation, edutainment, or visualization.

Learn More about Game Design and Development BS

Explore the simulation, edutainment, or visualization landscape as you enhance your game design and development skills to create truly innovative games.

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New media are ever-changing forms of digital communication that engage, immerse, and (often) entertain users, from social networks to wearable computing and more.

Learn More about New Media Interactive Development BS

Creating an impactful app begins with solid code and good design, but understanding user expectations are the cornerstone of that process.

Learn More about Web and Mobile Computing BS

The biochemistry major focuses on the chemistry of living things to prepare you to address current challenges facing the chemical, pharmaceutical, agricultural, forensic, and biotechnological fields. 

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Biology and computing combine to analyze big data collected by the health industry to discover, diagnose, and treat a wide range of medical conditions.

Learn More about Bioinformatics and Computational Biology BS

Explore the unique combination of biotechnology, programming, and computational mathematics to combat illness and create novel technologies for industry.

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Building on recent advances in the molecular, cellular, and ecological disciplines, modern biology offers a rich framework that can launch your career or propel you to graduate school.

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Develop an integrative understanding of the human body as the foundation for hands-on research experience, to pursue medical or dental school, or continue graduate study in a variety of health care fields or research positions in biomedical science.

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Harness technology advancements and biomolecular processes to research and develop technologies in genetics, agriculture, pharmaceuticals and vaccine development, environment and energy, forensic science, genetic counseling, and more to improve human health.

Learn More about Biotechnology and Molecular Bioscience BS

Examine and identify the body for abnormalities and diseases in real time using skills that can be applied in a range of health care settings.

Learn More about Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Ultrasound) BS

Dive deeper into the different disciplines of sonography – including abdominal, obstetrical, gynecological, small parts examination, and much more – as you further your understanding of ultrasound technology.

 

Learn More about Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Ultrasound) Certificate

Work with people of all ages, cultures, and economic means to apply nutritional science to help their clients address health, nutritional, and wellness needs.

Learn More about Dietetics and Nutrition BS

Develop an expertise in examining the heart using ultrasound technology as you gain the skills necessary to excel in this exciting health care field.

Learn More about Echocardiography (Cardiac Ultrasound) Certificate

Scientifically address issues of health and fitness by focusing on how people can recover from the unhealthy effects of chronic lifestyle diseases and on training athletes to extend and expand their performance.

Learn More about Exercise Science BS

Immediately join the workforce as a fitness professional while giving yourself a deeper understanding of the human body and its respective functions.

Learn More about Exercise Science Certificate

The associate in science (AS) degree in general science is designed to prepare deaf and hard-of-hearing students who are close to, but not fully ready for, direct entry into a bachelor’s-level program in the sciences. The degree is a pathway for completing the course work taken during the first two years of a BS degree program in RIT's College of Science or RIT's College of Health Sciences and Technology. This program is available exclusively to students seeking admission to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf.

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Gain the finance and management skills needed to advance your career in the health care industry.

Learn More about Health Care Finance Adv. Cert.

The MS degree in health care interpretation is designed to meet the demand for nationally-certified sign language interpreters who wish to work in health care environments.

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Demand is high for professionals who are well versed in applying computing and information technology solutions to the management of health care information and patient data.

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Learn the fundamentals of the U.S. health care system, the organizations that delivery services, how various services are financed, and the management and leadership skills needed within these organizations to effectively serve individual patients and the larger community.

Learn More about Health Systems Administration Certificate

Earn an online health administration master’s degree employers value that combines the leadership and organizational management competencies of an MBA with the specialized skills required to manage within an intricate health care industry.

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Combining art and science to create anatomical and surgical sketches for instructional illustrations, courtroom exhibitions, computer graphics, and more—all to aid the understanding of medical and health conditions.

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Collaborating with scientists and physicians, medical illustrators transform complex information into visual images that are used in education, research, patient care, public relations, legal cases, and marketing efforts.

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Combining nutrition, biology, chemistry, and behavioral health to design and administer health, nutritional, and wellness programs in industries and settings as diverse as athletics, hospitality, education, and federal nutrition programs.

Learn More about Nutritional Sciences BS

Provide diagnostic and therapeutic patient care by eliciting medical histories, conducting physical examinations, diagnosing illnesses, determining treatment, providing medical advice, and much more.

Learn More about Physician Assistant BS/MS

The AAS degree in applied arts and sciences offers students the opportunity to create an individualized undergraduate major. The degree requires students to complete at least 60 credit hours of course work comprising 24 credit hours in general education along with 36 credit hours in one or two professional concentrations. Each concentration is customized by the student with guidance and advice from their academic adviser. A professional concentration is at least 20 credit hours and can be designed from most of RIT's majors. 

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Work closely with faculty and academic advisors to design a unique, multidisciplinary plan of study that combines several areas of academic knowledge and interest to create an individualized major customized by you.

Learn More about Applied Arts and Sciences BS

The applied arts and sciences major offers students the opportunity to create individualized undergraduate programs of study through three levels of study: a bachelor of science degree, an associate of applied science degree, and a diploma. Further information for all three levels can be found under the applied arts and sciences BS program.

Learn More about Applied Arts and Sciences Diploma

The associate in science (AS) degree in applied liberal arts is designed to prepare deaf and hard-of-hearing students to enter and successfully complete a bachelor’s degree in RIT’s College of Liberal ArtsThis program is available exclusively to students seeking admission to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf.

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Increase your career options with a proficiency in a second language and its culture. Pair your study of Chinese, Japanese, or Spanish with a major in computing, information technology, engineering, business, the arts, or the sciences.

Learn More about Applied Modern Language and Culture BS

The ASL-English interpretation major prepares entry-level sign language interpreters for work in settings where deaf, hard-of-hearing, and hearing people interact and communicate. The degree allows students to develop foundation skills in interpreting. This program is available exclusively to students seeking admission to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf.

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Seamlessly facilitate communication and interaction between deaf, hard-of-hearing, and hearing people in educational, medical, and community settings.

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Explore issues of law and justice as you evaluate the intended and unintended consequences of criminal justice policies and decision-making.

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Contribute to the creation and dissemination of criminal justice and policy analysis knowledge through applied research as you develop your problem-solving and critical thinking skills.

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The Deaf cultural studies-American Sign Language certificate offers deaf, hard-of-hearing, and hearing students the opportunity to understand the deaf community as an entity unto itself and within the context of society as a whole.

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Pair a traditional liberal arts education with study in digital technology, human-computer interaction, database management, geographic information technologies, and interactivity in new media.

Learn More about Digital Humanities and Social Sciences BS

Combine math and statistics with your desire to impact policy and social issues to research, collect, and analyze information, monitor economic trends, and develop forecasts to guide industries in making critical decisions.

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Explore the interactions between humans and machines and the science behind our behavior as you prepare for a career in ergonomics, cognition, perception, design, and more.

Learn More about Engineering Psychology Adv. Cert.

The multidisciplinary approach taken in this program produces skilled professionals who are able to tackle the biggest problems plaguing our environment using a holistic approach.

Learn More about Environmental Science MS

Acquire a foundation in the managerial aspects of developing and implementing environmental health and safety management systems to help companies meet their sustainability and safety standards.

Learn More about Environmental, Health and Safety Management MS

Contribute meaningful work to multiple fields of psychology while you explore and apply scientific methods to human development, social interactions, and behavioral relationships in a degree targeted towards your career aspirations.

Learn More about Experimental Psychology MS

The MS degree in health care interpretation is designed to meet the demand for nationally-certified sign language interpreters who wish to work in health care environments.

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Get the skills needed to help an organization with their workforce needs.

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With its roots in computing, psychology, and design, human-centered computing examines how people use technology and the ways in which computing systems can be more intuitive.

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Assess critical issues connected to our global community, including consumer capitalism, media culture, economic development and migration, gender and health, political conflict, sustainable futures, and democracy and civil society.

Learn More about International and Global Studies BS

Take up to two years to explore RIT's portfolio of liberal arts programs before deciding on a major.

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Aid museums, archives, libraries, and other cultural institutions in implementing technology to manage, curate, digitize, conserve, and exhibit their collections, and make them available in interactive, engaging ways.

Learn More about Museum Studies BS

The performing arts certificate program offers deaf, hard-of-hearing, and hearing students the opportunity to develop knowledge of standard theatrical operating procedures as well as principles and practices of theater accessibility for deaf people, allowing them to work in professional, regional, and community theater. It also provides a solid foundation for those who wish to pursue further education in film, video, theater, and related forms of performing arts.

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Evaluate complex problems, identify and examine underlying principles, investigate issues from diverse perspectives, and clearly communicate your point of view.

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Integrating the traditional fields of American government and international relations to create principled leaders and responsible citizens for careers in public service and the private sector.

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A master’s degree that provides you with flexibility and independence to craft an individual graduate program unique to your interests and career aspirations.

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The scientific study of the brain paired with a focus on observing, experimenting, and analyzing the mind to understand what drives human behavior.

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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.

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The advanced certificate in school psychology is ideal for school practitioners who would like further professional development, or for individuals who would like to explore the dynamic field of school psychology.

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Help children and adolescents achieve academic and community success as you work to minimize learning and behavioral difficulties while enhancing educational success.

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Public policy theories are paired with engineering, science, and technology to prepare graduates to make significant contributions to the formation of effective policy in areas that include the environment, transportation, science, and emerging technological and scientific developments.

Learn More about Science, Technology and Public Policy MS

The master of science (MS) degree in secondary education of students who are deaf or hard of hearing is designed for deaf, hard-of-hearing, and hearing students with a passion for teaching. As an teacher-candidate in the program, you’ll earn dual certification to teach a secondary school content area for students who are hearing or deaf as well as in deaf education for grades K-12. The curriculum is taught by renowned faculty at RIT, one of the most innovative campuses in the world. The program prepares teachers to be effective and ethical practitioners and also to be scholars and leaders in the profession.

Learn More about Secondary Education of Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing MS

Immerse yourself in understanding global topics of critical importance, such as the economy, politics, society, gender and sexuality, ethnicity, urban studies, health, and culture.

Learn More about Sociology and Anthropology BS

Sharpen your own artistic abilities as you prepare to teach the next generation of artists and creators.

Learn More about Visual Arts–All Grades (Art Education) MST

Create innovative computing solutions, mathematical models, and dynamic systems to solve problems in industries such as engineering, biology, and more.

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A focus on the study of problems that can be mathematically analyzed and solved, including models for perfecting global positioning systems, analyzing cost-effectiveness in manufacturing processes, or improving digital encryption software.

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Engineers, analysts, and other professionals can develop a deeper understanding of the statistical methods related to their fields.

Learn More about Applied Statistics Adv. Cert.

Using calculus, statistics, algebra, and computer science, statisticians apply their knowledge of statistical methods—the collection, processing, and analysis of data and its interpretation—to a variety of areas, including biology, economics, engineering, medicine, public health, psychology, marketing, and sports.

Learn More about Applied Statistics and Actuarial Science BS

Apply the skills learned in statistical analysis to a variety of industries, including insurance, marketing, government, health care, and more.

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Explore the depths of the universe through multidisciplinary research as you dive into an area that most interests you, whether it be general relativity, theoretical astrophysics, observational or instrumentation development, or another area related to astrophysics.

Learn More about Astrophysical Sciences and Technology MS

There has never been a more exciting time to study the universe beyond the confines of the Earth. A new generation of advanced ground-based and space-borne telescopes and enormous increases in computing power are enabling a golden age of astrophysics. The doctoral program in astrophysical sciences and technology focuses on the underlying physics of phenomena beyond the Earth and on the development of the technologies, instruments, data analysis, and modeling techniques that will enable the next major strides in the field. The program's multidisciplinary emphasis sets it apart from conventional astrophysics graduate programs at traditional research universities.

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The biochemistry major focuses on the chemistry of living things to prepare you to address current challenges facing the chemical, pharmaceutical, agricultural, forensic, and biotechnological fields. 

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Biology and computing combine to analyze big data collected by the health industry to discover, diagnose, and treat a wide range of medical conditions.

Learn More about Bioinformatics and Computational Biology BS

Explore the unique combination of biotechnology, programming, and computational mathematics to combat illness and create novel technologies for industry.

Learn More about Bioinformatics MS

Building on recent advances in the molecular, cellular, and ecological disciplines, modern biology offers a rich framework that can launch your career or propel you to graduate school.

Learn More about Biology BS

Biocompatibility testing, designing artificial organs and tissues, developing new drug delivery systems, creating innovative medical devices, and enhancing medical imaging techniques are just a few of the ways biomedical engineers improve the health and well-being of others.

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Develop an integrative understanding of the human body as the foundation for hands-on research experience, to pursue medical or dental school, or continue graduate study in a variety of health care fields or research positions in biomedical science.

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Harness technology advancements and biomolecular processes to research and develop technologies in genetics, agriculture, pharmaceuticals and vaccine development, environment and energy, forensic science, genetic counseling, and more to improve human health.

Learn More about Biotechnology and Molecular Bioscience BS

From nano-scale composites, pharmaceuticals, plastics, fibers, metals, and ceramics to the development of alternative energy systems, biomedical materials and therapies, and strategies to minimize the environmental impact of technological advancements.

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Search for and use new knowledge about chemicals to discover, develop, or improve synthetic fibers, paints, adhesives, drugs, cosmetics, electronic components, lubricants, and thousands of other products.

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A masters degree in chemistry prepares you for a job in a countless number of industries and for Ph.D. programs in chemistry. Maximize your career potential by gaining skills that are transferable to any field of interest.

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Understand how humans perceive and interact with color in this unique program that has limitless applications.

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Color has been an intense topic of interest for thousands of years. Mathematicians, philosophers, physicists, physiologists, poets, and other disciplines have all contributed to our understanding of color. RIT’s color science Ph.D. program allows you to contribute to knowledge creation and practical application of color science. You will conduct extensive research that encompasses diverse fields and multiple disciplines of science. The program is designed for students whose undergraduate degrees are in physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, computer science, engineering, neuroscience, experimental psychology, imaging, or any applied discipline pertaining to the quantitative description of color.

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Quantitative analysts are in high demand. Become an asset to any company as you learn computational strategies to generate profits and reduce company risks.

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An emphasis on using computers as tools to solve mathematically modeled physical problems in business, science, engineering, and more.

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Demand is high for professionals skilled in both analytics and computing. Enhance your skill set by learning to manage large-scale data sets in this highly applied program.  

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Examine and identify the body for abnormalities and diseases in real time using skills that can be applied in a range of health care settings.

Learn More about Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Ultrasound) BS

Dive deeper into the different disciplines of sonography – including abdominal, obstetrical, gynecological, small parts examination, and much more – as you further your understanding of ultrasound technology.

 

Learn More about Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Ultrasound) Certificate

The multidisciplinary approach taken in this program produces skilled professionals who are able to tackle the biggest problems plaguing our environment using a holistic approach.

Learn More about Environmental Science MS

Acquire a foundation in the managerial aspects of developing and implementing environmental health and safety management systems to help companies meet their sustainability and safety standards.

Learn More about Environmental, Health and Safety Management MS

The associate in science (AS) degree in general science is designed to prepare deaf and hard-of-hearing students who are close to, but not fully ready for, direct entry into a bachelor’s-level program in the sciences. The degree is a pathway for completing the course work taken during the first two years of a BS degree program in RIT's College of Science or RIT's College of Health Sciences and Technology. This program is available exclusively to students seeking admission to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf.

Learn More about General Science AS

A highly interdisciplinary field that combines aspects of physics, math, computer science, and engineering to understand and develop cutting-edge imaging systems from satellite systems to portable eye trackers to medical imagers to multispectral detectors—anything that involves recording, processing, displaying, or analyzing image data.

Learn More about Imaging Science BS

Further your understanding of the development and implementation of imaging systems. This knowledge can be applied to a variety of areas, including remote sensing, environmental science, and more.

Learn More about Imaging Science MS

Reach the penultimate status of higher education in imaging science acquiring the capabilities, skills, and experience to succeed in this diverse field.

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The laboratory science technology program, with its foundation of course sequences in chemistry, biology, and instrumental analysis, was developed primarily from an industry perspective to prepare students for employment as laboratory technicians. The program has several significant factors that set it apart, including the application of real-world analyses and a state-of-the-art instrumentation laboratory. Graduates are prepared to work in a broad range of fields, including chemical, biological, biotechnical, pharmaceutical, environmental, industrial, forensic, and food analysis. This program is available exclusively to students seeking admission to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf.

Learn More about Laboratory Science Technology AAS

The laboratory science technology program, with its foundation of course sequences in chemistry, biology, and instrumental analysis, was developed primarily from an industry perspective to prepare students for employment as laboratory technicians. The program has several significant factors that set it apart, including the application of real-world analyses and a state-of-the-art instrumentation laboratory. Graduates are prepared to work in a broad range of fields, including chemical, biological, biotechnical, pharmaceutical, environmental, industrial, forensic, and food analysis. This program is available exclusively to students seeking admission to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf.

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Develop a foundation of materials-oriented knowledge, conceptualization, product development, and production decisions needed to strive in engineering.

Learn More about Materials Science and Engineering Adv. Cert.

Provide solutions to a number of different fields including energy, medicine, clothing, and equipment production through the study of materials science.

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Mathematical modeling is the process of developing mathematical descriptions, or models, of real-world systems. These models can be linear or nonlinear, discrete or continuous, deterministic or stochastic, and static or dynamic, and they enable investigating, analyzing, and predicting the behavior of systems in a wide variety of fields. Through extensive study and research, graduates of this program will have the expertise not only to use the tools of mathematical modeling in various application settings, but also to contribute in creative and innovative ways to the solution of complex interdisciplinary problems and to communicate effectively with domain experts in various fields.

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Crafting ways to package a range of products, from food and cosmetics to electronics and consumer products, for transportation, storage, display, and presentation.

Learn More about Packaging Science BS

Create visually stunning, environmentally friendly packaging that’s functional and durable enough to sustain environmental and physical hazards.

Learn More about Packaging Science MS

Gain experience in a wide range of technical imaging and photography applications by combining your imaging studies with studies in information technology, computer science, optics, and biology for careers with imaging and camera companies, research centers, forensic laboratories, and government agencies.

Learn More about Photographic Sciences BS

Provide diagnostic and therapeutic patient care by eliciting medical histories, conducting physical examinations, diagnosing illnesses, determining treatment, providing medical advice, and much more.

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Gain an in-depth understanding of the basic principles governing the structure and behavior of matter, the generation and transfer of energy, and the interactions of matter and energy within the world around us.

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Solidify your understanding on the core aspects of physics in both research and technical skill as you study the areas of physics that support your career interests.

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Take up to a year to explore RIT's portfolio of science programs before deciding on a major.

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A practically based program that fosters innovation and creativity in solving real-world challenges within social, economic, technological, and business realms. In this inherently interdisciplinary program, you’ll become part of a network of academics from across RIT who are working to optimize sustainable systems and practices in engineering, manufacturing, energy, education, and more.

Learn More about Sustainability Ph.D.

Designed to help students from any academic background gain a comprehensive understanding of the many facets of sustainability. In as little as one year, you’ll learn to apply sustainability science principles to any field to help solve the world’s grand challenges—including pollution, food scarcity, public health crises, and more.

Learn More about Sustainable Systems MS

Bring your stories to life as you explore the depths of the film industry.

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Focus on production, screenwriting, 2D animation, 3D animation, or stop motion animation, while exploring the artistic, technical, historical, and business aspects of the motion picture industry.

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A highly interdisciplinary field that combines aspects of physics, math, computer science, and engineering to understand and develop cutting-edge imaging systems from satellite systems to portable eye trackers to medical imagers to multispectral detectors—anything that involves recording, processing, displaying, or analyzing image data.

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Science and engineering combine with imaging technologies used in the motion picture industry to prepare students for research engineering roles at technology and entertainment powerhouses like Sony, Technicolor, and Dolby or technical post-production positions in digital color correction, sound design, visual effects, and more.

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Immerse yourself in the creativity and innovation of photography and imaging, with options in advertising photography, fine art photography, photojournalism, and visual media.

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Spend up to a year exploring RIT’s different photography majors as you decide which option best matches your career goals. 

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Gain experience in a wide range of technical imaging and photography applications by combining your imaging studies with studies in information technology, computer science, optics, and biology for careers with imaging and camera companies, research centers, forensic laboratories, and government agencies.

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The AAS degree in applied arts and sciences offers students the opportunity to create an individualized undergraduate major. The degree requires students to complete at least 60 credit hours of course work comprising 24 credit hours in general education along with 36 credit hours in one or two professional concentrations. Each concentration is customized by the student with guidance and advice from their academic adviser. A professional concentration is at least 20 credit hours and can be designed from most of RIT's majors. 

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Work closely with faculty and academic advisors to design a unique, multidisciplinary plan of study that combines several areas of academic knowledge and interest to create an individualized major customized by you.

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The applied arts and sciences major offers students the opportunity to create individualized undergraduate programs of study through three levels of study: a bachelor of science degree, an associate of applied science degree, and a diploma. Further information for all three levels can be found under the applied arts and sciences BS program.

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Explore your interests in business, finance, marketing, or management before you declare a major. The business exploration option gives you an opportunity to explore your interests in business while you complete foundation courses. You can sample courses in a variety of majors while you identify the program that best meets your interests and career aspirations.

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With eight undergraduate computing majors, the computing exploration option is a great way for you to gain an overview of the computing field while you take the time to decide which major best meets your personal and professional aspirations.  

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Spend up to a year exploring RIT's portfolio of engineering majors before you declare a major.

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Spend up to a year exploring RIT's portfolio of engineering technology programs before you declare a major.

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Take up to two years to explore RIT's portfolio of liberal arts programs before deciding on a major.

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Spend up to a year exploring RIT’s different photography majors as you decide which option best matches your career goals. 

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A master’s degree that provides you with flexibility and independence to craft an individual graduate program unique to your interests and career aspirations.

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Take up to a year to explore RIT's portfolio of science programs before deciding on a major.

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If you are passionate about visual arts and design but aren’t ready to commit to a specific major, the undeclared art and design option will give you an opportunity to explore your interests. Throughout your first year, you’ll take foundation courses that will introduce you to multiple areas of visual art and design, including materials, techniques, and theory. You’ll also gain an in-depth understanding of each art and design major, enabling you to identify the program that best meets your interests and career aspirations. Ultimately, you’ll gain a better understanding of the career path you want to pursue.

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If your interests can’t be confined by a single academic program, or you need more time to explore all that RIT has to offer, University Exploration can help you delve into more than 90 bachelor’s degree programs to find your best fit.

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