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PSM DEANS AND PROGRAM
DIRECTORS MEETING

APRIL 2, 2009

THE ENDORSEMENT


"We encourage the further development of the
National Professional Science Master's Association
(NPSMA)...The NPSMA has a unique opportunity to
strengthen the

national PSM movement by engaging all
its constituents in a synergistic collaboration."



-

The National Research Council's



"Science Professionals: Master's Education for a Competitive World”

MISSION


The National Professional Science
Master's Association (NPSMA) promotes
the PSM as a graduate degree
-
of
-
choice
for students in science, mathematics,
and technology, supports PSM degree
programs, and engages businesses,
industries, nonprofit organizations,
professional associations, and
government agencies.

CONSTITUENT GROUPS


Academia

Colleges & Universities (existing & planned PSMs)

Program Directors

Administrators (Deans of Science)

Faculty

Students

Alumni

Employers

Business

Industry

Nonprofits

Government

Collaborators


Trade Associations


Government Agencies


Foundations


2009 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Ursula Bechert
,
president
, Oregon State University

Elizabeth Friedman
,
vice president
, Illinois Institute of Technology

Loida Escote
-
Carlson
,
convener
, Pennsylvania State University

Alaina Levine
,
finance officer
, University of Arizona

Bogdan Vernescu
,
immediate past president
, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Dagmar Beck
, Rice University

William Durgin
, California Polytechnic State Institute

Kirk Jordan
, IBM Corporation

Jonathan Neville
, Critical Path Institute

Don Peters
, BD Biosciences

Kevin Sightler
, University of Illinois, Urbana
-
Champaign

Faramarz Valafar
, San Diego State University

Peiru Wu
, Michigan State University

NATIONAL ADVISORY BOARD



John Baldoni
, senior vice president, preclinical development, Glaxo
-
Smith
-
Kline


Dennis Berkey
, president and CEO, Worcester Polytechnic Institute


William Fitzgerald
, vice president, global operations, GE Aviation


Paul Gaffney
, president, Monmouth University


Pam Gao
, senior vice president, Putnam Investments


Carol Lynch
, senior scholar in residence, Council of Graduate Schools


Edward Ray
, president, Oregon State University


Susan Sloan
, director, GUIRR, National Academies of Science


William Pulleyblank
, vice president, IBM Business Consulting Services


Michael Teitelbaum
, vice president, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation


Sheila Tobias
, author and consultant and NPSMA academic liaison


NPSMA ACADEMIC MEMBERS


* Appalachian State University

* Arizona State University

* California State University Chancellor's Office

* Case Western Reserve University

* Keck Graduate Institute

* Northeastern University

* Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

* University of Illinois, Urbana
-
Champaign

* University of North Texas

* Washington State University

* Worcester Polytechnic Institute

NPSMA KEY ACTIVITIES

(partial list)

2008


INAUGURAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE


NATIONAL INVENTORY OF PSM
PROGRAMS, STUDENTS AND GRADS


PSM PROGRAMS: BEST PRACTICES
SURVEY REPORT FINDINGS


WWW.NPSMA.ORG


MONTHLY NEWSLETTER


PSM LISTSERV


ALUMNI NETWORK


CAREER FAIRS/TRADE SHOWS


2009


QUARTERLY PSM WORKSHOPS


PSM DEGREE PROGRAM ENROLLEE
AND GRADUATE REPORT


PSM ALUMNI EMPLOYMENT
EXPERIENCE STUDY


WEB ENHANCEMENTS


QUARTERLY JOURNAL


PSM Degree Program Enrollee & Graduate
Report (2008
-
09): PSMs by Discipline

Bioinformatics/Biotechnology
Microbiology/Cell and Molecular
Biology
Financial Mathematics/Industrial
Mathematics
Applied Statistics/Computational
Science
Analytical Chemistry/Biochemistry/
Forensics
Food Safety/Pharmacology and
Toxicology
Environmental and Geoscience
Applied/Industrial Physics
Health/Medical Physics
FALL 2008 ENROLLMENT BREAKDOWN

Bioinformatics/Biotechnology
Microbiology/Cell and Molecular
Biology
Financial Mathematics/Industrial
Mathematics
Applied Statistics/Computational
Science
Analytical Chemistry/Biochemistry/
Forensics
Food Safety/Pharmacology and
Toxicology
Environmental and Geoscience
Applied/Industrial Physics
Health/Medical Physics
FALL 2008 ENROLLMENT BREAKDOWN

Field of Study

Number of Enrollees

Bioinformatics/Biotechnology

1161

Microbiology/Cell and Molecular Biology

157

Financial Mathematics/Industrial Mathematics

295

Applied Statistics/Computational Science

158

Analytical Chemistry/Biochemistry/Forensics

67

Food Safety/Pharmacology and Toxicology

53

Environmental and Geosciences

508

Applied/Industrial Physics

31

Health/Medical Physics

162

Total Number of PSM Enrollees

2592

2008 PSM ENROLLMENT
DEMOGRAPHICS





GENDER: 54% MALE


NATIONALITY: 65% US; 30% FOREIGN; 5% n/a


STATUS: 51% FULL
-
TIME STUDENTS


MINORITY: 11% URM; 69% Non
-
URM; 20% n/a


2008 PSM GRADS

Bioinformatics/Biotechnology
Microbiology/Cell and Molecular
Biology
Financial Mathematics/Industrial
Mathematics
Applied Statistics/Computational
Science
Analytical Chemistry/Biochemistry/
Forensics
Food Safety/Pharmacology and
Toxicology
Environmental and Geoscience
Applied/Industrial Physics
Health/Medical Physics
2008 PSM GRADS

Field of Study

Number of Graduates

Bioinformatics/Biotechnology

234

Microbiology/Cell and Molecular Biology

20

Financial Mathematics/Industrial Mathematics

99

Applied Statistics/Computational Science

55

Analytical Chemistry/Biochemistry/ Forensics

18

Food Safety/Pharmacology and Toxicology

8

Environmental and Geosciences

78

Applied/Industrial Physics

6

Health/Medical Physics

33

Total 2008 PSM Degree Graduates

551

2008 PSM GRAD DEMOGRAPHICS


GENDER: 55% MALE


NATIONALITY: 65% US; 30% FOREIGN; 5% N/A


STATUS: 65% FULL
-
TIME


MINORITY: 8% URM; 65% Non
-
URM; 27% N/A

PSM GRADUATES OUTCOMES

Industry
Government
Further Study
Other/ Unknown
DEGREE DESIGNATION

PSM
MS
MS, PSM
Other: MBS, ProMsc,
MAS, MFM(PSM)
REPORT FOLLOW UP


WRITTEN REPORT: LISTSERV, WEBSITE


CHANGES: INSTRUMENT, DATA COLLECTION


FURTHER INFO:


SLEMIRE@NPSMA.ORG


508
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831
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4996


WWW.NPSMA.ORG