The Institute of Optics
480 Intercampus Drive, Rochester, New York 14620, USA
Earn a Master’s of Science in Optics from The University of Rochester’s Hybrid Online Master’s Education (HOME)! The Institute of Optics at the University of Rochester now offers a Master’s of Science degree in optics for remote learners. The Institute of Optics, established in 1929, is the first academic optics program in the United States with a mission to provide leadership and guidance for the entire field of optics. Since then, the scientist, engineers, students, and staff at The Institute have defined the field of optics as we know it today. The Institute of Optics has had tremendous impact on the study of light and continues to perform outstanding teaching, research and service. To date, The Institute of Optics has granted approximately half of all optics degrees awarded in the US.