Programs of Study
Bioprocessing & Bioenergy
Bridging science and business in bioprocessing and sustainable bio-based energy and related biosciences.
Food Science & Human Nutrition
Expertise in nutrition and food science, combined with business skills, provides many career options in the food, pharmaceutical, and ingredient sectors.
Geographic Information Science
Capturing cutting-edge geospatial technologies to market and provide real-time information to consumers and businesses is the core of the geographic information science program.
Engineering Technology & Management for Agricultural Systems
Graduates focus on the application of engineering principles, the study of technology used in agriculture, and the integration of business concepts in food and agricultural industries.
What is the Illinois PSM?
The Illinois Professional Science Master’s (PSM) offers M.S. degree programs combining scientific knowledge and business know-how.
The programs are full-time, do not require a thesis, and are completed in 18-months — three semesters and one summer term.
Congratulations to the IL PSM class of Spring 2023!
We celebrate our IL PSM graduating class of 2023! Congratulations on this incredible milestone!
Your hard work and dedication have paid off.
Orientation Information for Incoming PSM Students
Congratulations on your acceptance to the Illinois PSM program! Fall semester and your start in the Illinois PSM are just around the corner.
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Join one of the most innovative master's degree programs in the world at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign!
By the Numbers
100% of IL PSM students have completed an internship!
83% of IL PSM graduates are employed within 6 months.
25-35 students enroll annually, allowing personalized support.
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