The Rensselaer Hartford campus is updating its Master of Science in Engineering Science program with three new concentrations: Energy Systems, Environmental Health & Safety, and Sustainable Development. These concentrations are being offered for the spring 2014 term. Students will learn about innovative environmental health and safety and energy systems that can result in benefits for their organizations.

As the world continues to depend on and consume resources, environmental impacts and sustainability efforts have become critical. The program is aimed at a broad range of professionals who will benefit from best practices. For more information, go to

Candidates interested in applying to the program are encouraged to attend an upcoming event at the Hartford campus. An interactive forum on energy solutions will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 4, as part of the “Energy, Environment, and Economics” discussion series. The purpose of this series is to provide a forum for experts, corporate leaders, community participants, faculty, and students to engage in intellectual dialogues pertaining to today’s global energy and environmental challenges.

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For questions about the master’s degree program and the event, contact Clarence Byers, senior program manager, at (860) 548-2479, (800) 306-7778, ext. 2479, or