M.Sc. On Campus

Optical Engineering

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

12 months
32338 USD/year
32338 USD/year
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The Optical Engineering program of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology prepares students for jobs in industry. A bachelor of science in science or engineering is required for admission to this program.

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Key Features

The Optical Engineering program of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology includes five core courses in Optical Engineering, four elective courses, a thesis project, and an oral thesis defense. The thesis project will, as far as possible, address a "real-world" problem that would be of mutual interest to an industrial sponsor, the student, and the student's advisory committee chairperson. Normally, it takes a student five quarters to complete the requirements for the M.S. (Optical Engineering) degree.

The objective of the Master of Science in Optical Engineering program is to prepare graduates for early career advancement in the field of Physics or Optical Engineering by building upon their undergraduate training with advanced coursework and concentrated study of problems and topics relevant to the field.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Optics
  • Special Topics in Optics 
  • Optical Systems Design 
  • Fourier Optics & Applications 
  • Electro Optics and Applications
  • Optical Metrology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Online Application
  • Official College Transcript(s)
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Statement 
  • Official GRE Score Report
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS Score Report

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32338 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16169 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    32338 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16169 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Terre Haute

911 - 1475 USD /month
Living costs

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Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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