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Troy, N.Y. -  3/23/2018

Information Session for Co-Terminal Master's Degree in Lighting

April 2nd at 6:00 PM, Greene Building

Have you ever thought of adding a co-terminal Master’s degree in lighting to your current undergraduate major? The study of lighting involves a number of disciplines including architecture, environmental science, engineering, physics, biology, plant-pathology, neurology, biomedical engineering, business, and others. A co-terminal Master’s degree in lighting can set you apart from other graduates within your field of study and open up more doors for potential employment or further graduate study and research. The degree also includes the opportunity for paid externships with leading firms and manufacturers.

The Lighting Research Center (LRC) will hold an informational session about a co-terminal Master’s degree in lighting on Monday, April 2nd at 6:00 PM in the second-floor studio of the Greene Building.

Come join us to learn about the possibilities that a degree in lighting can offer to you. We will answer your questions and provide you the information you need to get started!

About the Lighting Research Center
The Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is the world's leading center for lighting research and education. Established in 1988 by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), the LRC conducts research in light and human health, transportation lighting and safety, solid-state lighting, energy efficiency, and plant health. LRC lighting scientists with multidisciplinary expertise in research, technology, design, and human factors, collaborate with a global network of leading manufacturers and government agencies, developing innovative lighting solutions for projects that range from the Boeing 787 Dreamliner to U.S. Navy submarines to hospital neonatal intensive-care units. In 1990, the LRC became the first university research center to offer graduate degrees in lighting and today, offers a M.S. in lighting and a Ph.D. to educate future leaders in lighting. Learn more at

About Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Founded in 1824, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is America's first technological research university. Rensselaer encompasses five schools, 32 research centers, more than 145 academic programs, and a dynamic community made up of more than 7,900 students and more than 100,000 living alumni. Rensselaer faculty and alumni include more than 145 National Academy members, six members of the National Inventors Hall of Fame, six National Medal of Technology winners, five National Medal of Science winners, and a Nobel Prize winner in Physics. With nearly 200 years of experience advancing scientific and technological knowledge, Rensselaer remains focused on addressing global challenges with a spirit of ingenuity and collaboration.