Academics

Highly cognizant of the constant evolution in the field of engineering, Rensselaer is dedicated to continually enhancing and revitalizing its curricula and facilities.

Rensselaer's School of Engineering is committed to technological excellence in integrating research and education and in preparing our graduates for leadership.


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Life-Changing Experiences. Human Scale.


Majors


Aeronautical Engineering

Degrees Offered
B.S., M.Eng, M.S., Ph.D

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Biomedical Engineering

Degrees Offered
B.S., M.Eng, M.S., Ph.D

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Chemical Engineering

Degrees Offered
B.S., M.Eng, M.S., Ph.D

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Civil Engineering

Degrees Offered
B.S., M.Eng, M.S., Ph.D

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Computer & Systems Engineering

Degrees Offered
B.S., M.Eng, M.S., Ph.D

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Electrical Engineering

Degrees Offered
B.S., M.Eng, M.S., Ph.D

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Environmental Engineering

Degrees Offered
B.S., M.Eng, M.S., Ph.D

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Industrial and Management Engineering

Degrees Offered
B.S., M.Eng, M.S., Ph.D

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Materials Engineering

Degrees Offered
B.S., M.Eng, M.S., Ph.D

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Mechanical Engineering

Degrees Offered
B.S., M.Eng, M.S., Ph.D

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Nuclear Engineering

Degrees Offered
B.S., M.Eng, M.S., Ph.D

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Interdisciplinary and Accelerated Programs

Objectives

Our mission is to educate leaders of tomorrow for technology-based careers; to celebrate discovery, and the responsible application of technology; to create knowledge and global prosperity.
  • Have a solid foundation in mathematics, science, and engineering, and be able toapply these to practical use.
  • Be able to identify, model, analyze, and solve challenging real world problems.
  • Have specialized technical knowledge in their chosen field.
  • Have strong communication skills with emphasis on technical writing and interpersonal com­munication.
  • Be able to design innovative products, processes or systems.
  • Perform effectively on diverse, multidisciplinary teams, both as leader and contributor.
  • Be informed citizens broadly educated in the humanities and social sciences.
  • Be prepared to practice engineering in a socially responsible and ethical manner.
  • Have learned in a creative, stimulating environment that prepares and motivates them to continue to grow and learn.

Advising Booklets

School of Engineering degree program information and advising booklets aid students in understanding the nature of and requirements associated with each degree program within the School of Engineering.

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