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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Graduate Programs

Below are the current graduate degree programs offered by Rensselaer.
*Fall start date only **Spring and Fall start date

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Programs by School

School of Architecture

Program Degrees Offered
Architectural Sciences* M.S., Ph.D.
Architectural Sciences (Geofutures) M.S. Arch
Architecture* M.Arch.
Lighting M.S.

School of Science

Program Degrees Offered
Applied Mathematics M.S.
Astronomy M.S.
Biochemistry and Biophysics M.S., Ph.D.
Biology* M.S., Ph.D.
Chemistry M.S., Ph.D.
Computer Science M.S., Ph.D.
Geology M.S., Ph.D.
Information Technology M.S.
Mathematics** M.S., Ph.D.
Multidisciplinary Science M.S., Ph. D.
Physics M.S., Ph.D.

School of Engineering

Program Degrees Offered
Aeronautical Engineering M.Eng., M.S., D.Eng., Ph.D.
Biomedical Engineering M.Eng., M.S., D.Eng., Ph.D.
Chemical Engineering M.Eng., M.S., D.Eng., Ph.D.
Civil Engineering M.Eng., M.S., D.Eng., Ph.D.
Computer and Systems Engineering M.Eng., M.S., D.Eng., Ph.D.
Decision Sciences and Engineering Systems* Ph.D.
Electrical Engineering M.Eng., M.S., D.Eng., Ph.D.
Engineering Physics M.S., Ph.D.
Environmental Engineering M.Eng., M.S., D.Eng., Ph.D.
Industrial and Management Engineering M.Eng., M.S.
Materials Science and Engineering M.Eng., M.S., D.Eng., Ph.D.
Mechanical Engineering M.Eng., M.S., D.Eng., Ph.D.
Nuclear Engineering M.Eng., M.S., D.Eng.
Nuclear Engineering and Science Ph.D.
Systems Engineering and
Technology Management
M.Eng.
Transportation Engineering M.Eng., M.S., D.Eng., Ph.D.

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences

Program Degrees Offered
Cognitive Science* Ph.D.
Communication and Rhetoric* Ph. D.
Critical Game Design * M.S., Ph.D. 
Economics** M.S.
Electronic Arts* Ph.D.

Science and Technology Studies*

Ph.D.