Crop Sciences

Master of Science in Plant Biotechnology, Professional Science Masters Concentration

Science electives selected in consultation with advisor 129
CPSC 598Seminar (Biotechnology section, 3 semesters)3
CPSC 593Adv Studies in Crop Sciences (8 max applied toward degree; optional and found in the Science Electives list)1 to 8
Toward 10 hours of Business courses as listed below, take one of the following:
Process Management
Venture Funded Startups (1 hr plus an additional business-related class for 1 or more hours)
Business courses prescribed by the Illinois PSM program10
PSM 501PSM Industry Seminar I0
PSM 502PSM Industry Seminar II0
PSM 503PSM Industry Seminar III0
PSM 555PSM Internship0
Total Hours42

Other Requirements2 

Students can opt to take the PSM seminar series for 0 credit (pass/fail) or 1 credit hour (letter grade). Credit hours for these courses do not apply towards either the 32 science hours or 10 business course hours required for the degree.
Other requirements may overlap
A concentration is required
Minimum 500-level Hours Required Overall: 12
Students must enroll full-time (12 or more hours) in the fall and spring semesters
Transfer credit from Illinois or other institutions is not permitted
Minimum GPA: 3.0