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1. Department of Mathematical Sciences Professional Science Master’s Degree in Industrial Mathematics UMass Lowell faculty.uml.edu/math 2. Professional Science Master’s…

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1. Department of Mathematical Sciences Professional Science Master’s Degree in Industrial Mathematics UMass Lowell faculty.uml.edu/math 2. Professional Science Master’s (PSM) Degree An innovative degree that: Prepares graduates for science careers in business, government, or non-profit sectors. Combines rigorous study in science or mathematics with workforce skills-based coursework in business, management, and communications, 3. PSM Programs… Emphasize the written and verbal communication skills, leadership, and team-building required in professional settings. Provide connections to potential employers through internships. Often include cross disciplinary courses. 4. Program Examples Biotechnology Forensic ScienceFinancial Mathematics Nanoscience Environmental Science Biosecurity Bioinformatics Analytical Chemistry Applied Systematics Industrial Mathematics Genetic Counseling PSM programs are interdisciplinary in fields such as: 5. PSM Statistics The PSM initiative began in 1997. As of December 2009: ~130 PSM programs ~ 70 institutions Programs in 25 states plus the District of Columbia ~2,700 graduates as of 2008 UML Industrial Mathematics has since been added 6. Requirements Overview Total credits:37Math and Science:27 credits including a four course cluster: Algorithms Random Processes Physics Statistics Others can be proposed and designed by student and advisor Professional Courses:9 credits Professional Communication (required) Project Management, Market Research,Project Development… (2 of these) Paid internship:1 credit(~350 hours) http://faculty.uml.edu/math