|Major Code: 8035
|Degree Awarded: Master of Science
|Delivery Mode(s): Classroom
|Age Restriction: No
|Admission Status: Graduate
|Location(s): Main Campus - Melbourne
|Admission Materials: 2 letters of recommendation, résumé, objectives
The professional interdisciplinary science master’s program (PRISM) is designed to increase the student’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) expertise; add competence in business, systems engineering and communication; and provide an online learning experience. A practical real-world internship as well as a research/ development experience is encouraged.
An applicant for admission should have an undergraduate degree in a STEM field.
General admission requirements and the process for applying are presented under Graduate Academic Information. GRE scores from the general and subject tests are recommended but not required.
The thesis option concludes with an oral presentation/defense of the thesis. The nonthesis option concludes with an oral or written final program examination/presentation.
It is the responsibility of the student to follow all master’s degree policies governed by the graduate programs office. This includes arranging for the final program examination committee and scheduling the examination within the required time frame.
The master’s degree is conferred on students who have satisfactorily completed a minimum of 31 semester credit hours of graduate study. A thesis is optional.