Get an immediate jump start into today's high-paying, innovative technology industries with a Sustainability PhD from RIT. RIT offers 80 PhD Programs in some of the most sought after, recession-proof math and science-related disciplines. So don't hesitate: contact RIT now and find out more about the programs we offer.
The doctorate program in sustainability is the first program in the world to focus on sustainable production. The program seeks to advance research and education in alternative-energy development, sustainable design, green product development, industrial ecology, and pollution prevention.
The program's curriculum emphasizes sustainable production systems, which create goods and services using processes that are non-polluting; conserving of energy and natural resources; economically viable; and safe for workers, communities, and consumers. Coursework and research take a systems level and interdisciplinary approach to solving seemingly intractable sustainability problems.
Students in the program will have the opportunity to work with multidisciplinary faculty and researchers in numerous research centers, including the institute's National Center for Remanufacturing and Resource Recovery, the Center for Sustainable Production, the Center for Sustainable Mobility, the Systems Modernization and Sustainment Center, the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute, and the NanoPower Research Labs..
The world is waiting - so study at RIT
Get a qualification from RIT and a world of opportunity opens up. Not only are our faculty members internationally respected for important contributions in their respective fields, but our partnership with national and international corporate and government entities will also give you unparalleled opportunities for research and career placement.
Completing a PhD in Sustainability at RIT can also help to enhance your earning potential. We are proud to say that we've had a 95% career placement rate for our 2014 graduate students! Above all, when you are armed with an education from RIT, you'll have the chance to network with with more than 100,000 well-connected alumni respect the power of an RIT qualification and often look to hire graduates of our programs.
Ambitious students from every state and more than 100 countries around the world have found a home in RIT's energetic learning community. Academic offerings like ours help build personal and professional interests that can give you an academic boost and prepare you for long-term career success. Our unique mixture of diversity, creativity and specialization in fields like sustainability continue to position RIT among the world's leading career-oriented, technological institutions. Ask about our quarter program, which allows you to take classes four times a year and earn your degree faster.