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Professional Studies MS

Rochester Institute of Technology
Length: 2 years
Study pace: Full time/part time
Education level: Master's degree
Location: Rochester
Language: English
Start date: Enquire for details

Description of Professional Studies MS

Customizable professional studies in the USA

MS in Professional StudiesRochester Institute of Technology offers a Professional Studies MS that is taught in English and on both a full-time and part-time basis. This professional studies master degree is designed specifically to enable participants to tailor a customized study plan to their professional goals and careers.

Students of the master of professional studies can select from over 50 graduate courses in order to develop the required knowledge and skills to suit their upcoming career opportunities and situations.

Students will also be able to complete this Master of Science degree online by following certain concentrations.

Admission requirements

To be considered for the MS in professional studies at Rochester Institute of Technology in the USA, candidates must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree at a regionally accredited college or university,
  • Have a minimum undergraduate cumulative grade point average of 3.0, or superior endorsements,
  • Submit letters of reference from two individuals, who have served recently as either the applicant’s supervisor or instructor,
  • Submit a statement of career objectives and description of the skills and knowledge sought through graduate study,
  • Submit official transcripts (in English) of all previously completed undergraduate and graduate course work,
  • Submit a current resume, and
  • Complete a graduate application.
  • International applicants whose native language is not English must submit scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language. Minimum scores of 550 (paper-based) or 79 (Internet-based) are required. Scores from the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) are accepted in place of the TOEFL exam. Minimum acceptable scores will vary; however, the absolute minimum score for an unconditional acceptance is 6.5. The TOEFL requirement is waived for native speakers of English or those submitting educational transcripts and diplomas from American colleges and universities.

All applicants are urged to discuss their plans with the professional studies program adviser before submitting a formal application.

Degree & diploma

Graduates of this program will be awarded a Master of Science in Professional Studies.

Tuition & fees

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Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester Institute of Technology

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Rochester, United States of America

Rochester, located in the state of New York, is a dynamic city, and home to over one million people -  large enough to provide the dining and night life opportunities you might expect in a bigger city, yet small and friendly enough to be inviting and accessible. In Rochester you’ll find everything from high-tech industry, to history & culture, entertainment and recreation. RIT’s...

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Rochester Institute of Technology

Graduate Enrollment, Bausch & Lomb Center, 58 Lomb Memorial Drive
14623 Rochester, NY

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