PSM Articles

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New! September 2014: A Masters Degree Designed by Industry (Chemical and Engineering News)

June 2014:  A Degree and Job Skills Too (U.S. News Best Grad Schools 2015, published by U.S. News & World Reports)

April 2014:  Practical Graduate Education Becomes a Movement Within Science Disciplines (U.S. News & World Reports)

March 17, 2014: A Degree Where Techie Meets Business Smarts (N.Y. Times)

February 7, 2014:  Many Students Turning to PSM Programs (U.S. News University Connection)

October 2013: Early Career Outcomes Show Bright Future for Professional Science Master’s Degree Holders (Council of Graduate Schools)

October 2013:  Guide to PSMs (Nature Jobs, Scientific American)

October 17, 2013:  Recent Professional Science Master's Graduates Find Employment  (Inside Higher Ed)

June 4, 2013:  Unique Degree Program Fills Void in Biotech Industry (news@Northeastern) 

Aprili 17, 2013:  College in Common: How to Maximize the Potential of your Alumni Network (

pril  11, 2013:  Data Science: The Numbers of Our Lives (New York Times)

March 13, 2013: Focus on Job Skills With a Professional Master's Degree (U.S. News)

February 10, 2013:  PSMs: A New 'Creature' on the Higher Education Landscape (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)

June 11, 2012:  Where Did All Your Graduate Students End Up? LinkedIn Knows (Chronicle of Higher Education)

April 10, 2012:  The Rise of the Professional Master's Degree: the Answer to the Postdoc/PhD Bubble (Nature Biotechnology)

arch 30, 2012: Does a Professional Science Master's Degree Pay Off?  (Science Careers)

January 21, 2012: Big Data and Data Scientists -- It's An Issue Of Degree(s) (Forbes)

January 18, 2012: Enrollment Up in Professional Science Master's Programs (Inside Higher Ed)

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