2013-2014 Master of Science Degrees

  • M.S. in Applied Mathematics
    The M.S. in Applied Mathematics is designed to produce graduates who are marketable in industry, government, and education. The program is appropriate for professionals who want to enhance their skills and for secondary mathematics and science teachers who seek a deeper understanding of how mathematics and statistics can be used to solve applied problems.
    M.S. in Biology
    The M.S. in Biology is designed for students who want to pursue graduate work leading to the Ph.D. degree and for students who are seeking careers as biologists in a number of different professions.
    M.S. in Food and Nutrition
    The M.S. program prepares students who have baccalaureate degrees in food and nutrition, education, or health related disciplines for applied human nutrition by increasing their depth of knowledge in food and nutrition, research, and applied human nutrition.
    M.S. in Geography
    The M.S. program is designed to prepare students for careers as geographers in business, government, research, environmental, and planning organizations or for entry to a doctoral program at another university. Emphasis is placed upon developing professional competence in the tools, substance, methodology, and geographic theories.
    M.S. in Nursing
    The M.S. in Nursing prepares graduates for an advanced-practice nursing role as a nurse administrator or a nurse educator and serves as a foundation for doctoral study.
    M.S. in Safety Sciences
    The M.S. in Safety Sciences program is designed for individuals with relevant experience in safety sciences and those with appropriate undergraduate preparation who are interested in pursuing careers in the profession.
    M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology
    The program provides for the completion of the academic and practicum requirements for the Certificate of Clinical Competence from ASHA, for Pennsylvania Licensure in Speech-Language Pathology, and for Level I Certification in Teaching the Speech and Language Impaired from the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
    M.S. in Sport Science
    The M.S. in Sport Science is designed for students from both teaching and nonteaching professions.  Students choose from different academic tracks: Sport Management, Exercise Science, or Sport Studies.
    Master of Science in Health Services Administration
    The Master of Science in Health Services Administration degree will consist of 36 credits. The Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions will offer 18 credits, the Department of Employment and Labor Relations will offer 15, and students would also