Student Profile

Saloni Mishra
Class of '15

Saloni Mishra is a graduate of the Technical Systems Management program. She chose the Illinois PSM for the “blend of science and business where an understanding of the technical aspect was provided but developed the students to be tomorrow's leaders.” Saloni earned dual undergraduate degrees in Political Science and Informatics from the University of Illinois. She completed her business analyst internship at Country Financial located in Bloomington, Illinois, and credits the Illinois PSM for helping develop the communication skills needed for various departmental presentations and meetings.  After graduation, she accepted a role with United Health Group as their Senior Associate for the Technology Development Program.

Technical Systems Management Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree comparable to the University of Illinois’ undergraduate Technical Systems Management (TSM) curriculum or a related field from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or a comparable degree from a recognized institution abroad
  • Grade point average of 3.0 or higher (4.0 scale) for the last 60 hours of undergraduate work and for any graduate work
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
  • For applicants whose native language is not English, a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 88 or higher for the internet-based test (iBT), 570 or higher for the paper-based test (PBT) or 230 or higher of the computer-based test.
  • Personal Statement (please see the Application Information page for more details)

Applications will be accepted until June 15th for international students and July 1st for domestic students.

For additional information or to discuss your learning and career objectives, contact technical systems management major advisors Richard Cooke at; (217) 333-0944 or Paul Davidson at; (217) 300 - 3755.

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