Professional Science Master's (PSM) is an reasonably new (about a decade
old) graduate degree
designed to allow students to pursue advanced training in science or
mathematics, while simultaneously developing workplace skills highly
valued by employers. PSM programs consist of two years of academic
training in an emerging or interdisciplinary area, along with a
professional component that may include internships and "cross-training"
in workplace skills, such as business, communications, and regulatory
In the areas of Forensic Sciences
there are a growing number of PSM programs to choose from. Interested students should refer to
Professional Science Masters
online resource for confirmation and possible updates to this list.