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PSM DEANS AND PROGRAM
DIRECTORS MEETING

FEBRUARY 26, 2009

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.

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”

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
, R&D Immunocytometry Systems

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

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



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
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
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


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

DEGREE DESIGNATION

PSM
MS
MS, PSM
Other: MBS, ProMsc,
MAS, MFM(PSM)
PSM GRADUATES OUTCOMES

Industry
Government
Further Study
Other/ Unknown
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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WWW.NPSMA.ORG