Student Profile

Chris Godwin
Class of '12

Chris Godwin was in the inaugural Technical Systems Management cohort of Illinois PSM students, earning his degree in 2012.  He completed his internship with Archers Daniels Midland (ADM) in their research and development sector.  Chris is currently a Technical Consultant for Infor, a software company that specializes in enterprise solutions for customer relationship management, supply chain management, enterprise asset management and more.  Chris says that the Illinois PSM program “gave me the ability to market myself in many different lights whether it be my strong science and engineering skills gathered from my TSM courses, or my ability to learn a new job quickly that I picked up in my internship.”

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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