Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

School of Architecture



Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

110 Eighth Street

Troy, NY 12180

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Science in Lighting is the premier master's level graduate degree offered in the field of lighting. This multidisciplinary degree allows students to work closely with faculty at the Lighting Research Center to study the various disciplines involved in lighting research and design. The program allows for a comprehensive study of lighting including the latest advances in lighting research, technology, and application to ensure that students receive an education on the "cutting edge" of lighting. Graduates with a Master of Science in Lighting degree can go on to careers in the lighting industry or the lighting design field with a firm foundation of knowledge in all areas of lighting.


Rensselaer is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and by a number of professional and academic societies.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 1945 USD

In State Tuition (per year): 46700 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 46700 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small City

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