• 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 Science
    • Financial 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:37
    • Math 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
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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 Science
    • Financial 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:37
    • Math 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
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