Professional Science Master in Applied Biosciences

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Degree Overview

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The Professional Science Master in Applied Biosciences is a specialized 30 credit hour graduate degree that fuses advanced scientific knowledge in the animal health and food safety and security sectors with professional skills for those who aspire to managerial and supervisory roles in their laboratory, unit or business.

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$428.90 per credit hour*
30 credit hours
Approved by the PSM National Office

*This estimate is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ depending on your transfer hours, course choices and your academic progress.


What is a PSM degree?

A professional science master's degree, or PSM, is a unique, industry-focused graduate program that provides advanced training in the sciences with the leadership and managerial skills highly valued by employers.

Nationally, there are more than 300 PSMs at more than 150 institutions. Many of the programs are located on the east and west coasts. Kansas has three PSM programs.

Kansas State University's professional science master's program is distinctive for its course offerings in the animal health sciences.


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