Part-Time Students & Working Professionals
PROGRAMS THAT FIT YOUR GOALS.
CLASSES THAT FIT YOUR SCHEDULE.
EXPERIENCES TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE.
• Receive an unsurpassed education from a highly regarded
technological research university.
• Interact with and learn from world-renowned faculty engaged
in the latest research.
• Engage in project teams within or outside of your
• Participate with other working professionals from diverse
companies and government agencies to share experiences and
• Remain on the job, earning full compensation n while
pursuing educational goals.
Rensselaer invites working professionals to the Troy campus
to enroll in degree programs while remaining fully employed.
Courses are generally available in the evenings and some cohort
programs are delivered in weekend formats to accommodate the
lifestyle of the working professional.
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.
Participation in degree and certificate programs or courses
requires admission to Rensselaer. To be considered for
admission to Rensselaer, applicants must hold a bachelor’s
degree in an appropriate field and meet departmental admission
standards. Please refer to the individual program descriptions
regarding program-specific requirements (i.e., resume, GMAT,
GRE, etc.). Students should indicate whether they are applying
as a degree-seeking candidate (master’s degree admission) or a
non-matriculated student (for certificate programs or
Adults and working professionals interested in credit
courses and degree programs must apply first for admission to
Rensselaer. Students interested in taking courses only should
apply for non-matriculated status.
Program Inquiries/Questions: For further
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