Professional Science Masters: A CGS Guide to Establishing Programs
    Professional Science Masters: A CGS Guide to Establishing Programs
    Council of Graduate Schools
    January 1, 2011

    The rapid expansion and increasing diversity of the PSM from a handful of programs a little more than a decade ago to almost 240 PSM programs today point to a distinct area of growth in master's education that is responsive to the needs of students and employers. This monograph is intended to serve as a guide for those who are considering establishing PSM programs at their institutions. We provide background and context and discuss feasibility analysis, program development and operation, formal PSM affiliation, and program sustainability. This monograph is a major rewrite of the earlier monograph, Professional Master's Education (2006).

     

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