Master's Degree Programs

Master’s Programs provide students with a solid professional and business education to advance their career development. The curricula are matched with the needs of industry and Rensselaer faculty who are national and international leaders in their fields are dedicated to providing students with skills to lead innovation and gain a competitive advantage in their field.

Master's Programs such as M.S. and M.Eng. programs provide students with a solid professional and business education to advance their career development. The curricula are matched with the needs of industry, and Rensselaer faculty who are national and international leaders in their fields are dedicated to providing students with skills to lead innovation and gain a competitive advantage in their field.

A student is admitted to study for the master’s degree when the student’s record indicates ability to do advanced work in that field. When a student decides to do graduate work in a field different from the undergraduate degree, however, the department may require him or her to establish additional background by taking certain undergraduate courses.

The Master of Science degree is under the auspices of the Office of Graduate Education. The Professional School in the School of Engineering provides the Master of Engineering degree. The professional Master of Architecture degree is provided by of the School of Architecture and the Master of Business Administration degree is provided by the Lally School of Management and Technology. The School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences provides the Master of Fine Arts.

Click here to view over 100 graduate programs in more than 50 disciplines that attract top students, researchers and professors. Fueled by significant support from government, industry, and private donors, Rensselaer promises a truly unique experience, a world-class education, in an environment tailored to the individual.