Success in today’s global economy requires organizations to have visionary leadership, a 360-degree view of customers, and the ability to formulate and execute strategic initiatives. This one-of-a-kind graduate program will help prepare you to transform your organization by using innovation to drive measurable outcomes. Our graduates anticipate the future and see opportunities to position their organizations—and themselves—to reach new levels of success in a constantly changing world.
The Master of Science in Service Leadership and Innovation is awarded upon successful completion of 33 credit hours culminating in a thesis, a comprehensive examination, or a capstone project. The program is completed in a combination of day and evening classes and online learning. Courses are taught by a combination of professors from RIT New York who fly in to teach and full-time faculty members from Dubai who provide the local context. This combination ensures you receive the most up-to-date learning experience tailored to the needs of the UAE and the region. Further, classroom teaching is supported through face-to-face interaction with local faculty and virtual classroom/videoconferencing with professors from New York.
Flexible Timings: Class schedules cater to working professionals, providing intensive seminars offered in the evening and on weekends.
This program will equip you with the following skills:
Creating and innovating new service ideas, practices, and policies.
Building and utilizing sophisticated human capital assets wisely.
Designing, aligning, and implementing new strategic focus.
Building experiences the customer values.
Application of leadership concepts to produce superior performance outcomes.
Why Choose Us
Degrees issued directly from RIT NY
Smart, Connected, Innovative and Sustainable campus
Locally and globally accredited degree programs
Study abroad at any of the international campuses in Croatia, Kosovo, China, USA
Unique Internship programs with exposure to industry partners
"RIT offers not one, but two career fairs every year. In addition to career fairs, faculty is always helping us network with different companies. I met Schneider Electric’s Gulf HR VP at one of our women’s series talks and instantly I knew I wanted to be a part of such an amazing organization. 2 years later, I'm still working at Schneider electric as a Marketing Communication Specialist and could not be prouder of my university and thank them enough for helping me find a life-changing opportunity."Ghazaleh EsfehaniGraduate- BS Marketing
"The RIT entrepreneurial Co-op program allowed us to develop our startup idea to concept stage in only 12 weeks! It also connected us with a lot of experienced entrepreneurs and investors that helped us throughout the journey.
The involvement of DTEC and entrepreneurs certainly helped us to gain real-life experience through this program. It was not an easy path to go through, it required patience and high-quality work. Our work would not get accepted if it was anything less than 100% which sets the bar high for the students showing us that this is a serious challenge. I myself enjoyed the experience and I have already recommended it to a lot of people as I believe that it is very beneficial for students. It teaches us the main basics of all businesses and how to become a leader, starting from the Lean Canvas all the way to the Demo day to pitch your startup which I believe are essential information."Marwan Al Hossary – Bs Marketing
"My Journey at RIT Dubai University started in 2017. What made me excited to join RIT Dubai is that I can graduate with an American degree while studying in the UAE. I am currently a fourth year Mechanical Engineering student with lots of wonderful experiences at the university. The course structures at RIT Dubai allow us to get exposed to the practical applications of the theories we learn, and that is translated by the numerous lab courses we take. Moreover, the courses enhance our group working skills through the group projects that we get. In addition to academics, RIT Dubai offers the students the opportunity to do long-term internships while enrolled in the university. I experienced a very exciting internship in Germany in a company that was once invited to the Career Fair that was arranged by our Co-op Office. It was a very nice experience where I had the chance to travel to Germany and experience the German culture and workplace. Through RIT Dubai, I am now prepared for the job market."Hassan KodssiBS- Mechanical Engineering