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 began his career as a Technical Consultant for Infor, for recently accepted a position as a Senior Technical Consultant for DXC Technologies, the world's leading independent end to end IT services company. 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
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 79 or higher (internet-based test) OR International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score or 7.0 or higher for applicants whose native language is not English
  • Personal Statement (please see the Application Information page for more details)

Applications will be accepted until June 1st 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 advisor Paul Davidson at pdavidso@illinois.edu; (217) 300 - 3755.

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