Rochester Institute of Technology

Kate Gleason College of Engineering

Microelectronics Engineering, MS


One Lomb Memorial Drive

Rochester, NY 14623

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Microelectronics Engineering

Format: Campus

Program Description:

A MS degree is offered in the area of microelectronics manufacturing. The ME in microelectronics manufacturing engineering is a full-time, one-year intensive classroom- and laboratory-oriented program culminating with an internship. The MS in microelectronics manufacturing engineering is a full-time, two-year research-oriented program, which includes a master's thesis. Both programs are intended to prepare students for a career in the semiconductor industry and provide a broad interdisciplinary background in optics, chemistry, device physics, computer science, electrical engineering, photographic science, and statistics.

The objective of the MS program in microelectronic engineering is to provide an opportunity for students to perform graduate level research as they prepare for entry into the semiconductor industry or a Ph.D. program. The program requires strong preparation in the area of microelectronics, and requires a thesis. The program is available full-time or part-time, on campus, and consists of 33 credits (nine courses plus Thesis).



International Student Requirements:

International applicants whose native language is not English must submit scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid Description: For graduate study, many of the 70 graduate programs offer assistantships. Additionally, more than 9,000 student jobs are available on campus each year.

# of Credits Required: 33

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Candidates may work with RIT's Financial Aid Office to determine aid eligibility and funding options.

Locale: Large Suburb

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