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Master of Science in medical and bioinformatics; Master of Science in cell and molecular biology: biotechnology emphasis; Master of Science in biostatistics.
The professional science master’s (PSM) degree is characterized as postgraduate educational preparation that is more practical, applied, and focused on specific workforce needs than is a traditional master’s degree. Currently 175 PSM degree programs exist at 89 universities in the U.S. and Canada (www.sciencemasters.com).
The professional science master’s (PSM) degree is an innovative new two-year graduate degree that offers advanced technical training while developing workplace skills - business, communications, teamwork, ethics - that employers are demanding.
A professional science master’s degree has specific characteristics:
- Complete within itself, rather than a pathway to a Ph.D.
- Interdisciplinary or crossdisciplinary in nature
- Closely tied to the scientific workforce needs of business/industry
- Includes an intensive internship experience
The following program is available:
Professional Science Masters