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2019-20 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-20 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Professional Science, Fermentation Science Concentration, M.S.


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Saeed Foroudastan, Director
Master of Science in Professional Science Program
(615) 494-7618
Saeed.Foroudastan@mtsu.edu

For more information about the Fermentation Science concentration, contact:
Tony Johnston, Program Coordinator
Fermentation Science Concentration
(615) 898-2421
Tony.Johnston@mtsu.edu

Suzanne Hicks, Graduate Coordinator
Master of Science in Professional Science Program
(615) 904-8581
Suzanne.Hicks@mtsu.edu

The College of Basic and Applied Sciences offers the Master of Science with a major in Professional Science (M.S.) with six concentrations: Actuarial Science, Biostatistics, Biotechnology, Engineering Management, Fermentation Science, and Health Care Informatics.

The concentration in Fermentation Science offers preparation for students to assume management positions in industries throughout the state employing fermentation.

Please see undergraduate catalog for information regarding undergraduate programs.

Admission Requirements


Admission to the Master of Science in Professional Science with a concentration in Fermentation Science requires

  1. an earned bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college in a relevant field such as agriculture, biology, brewing science, chemistry, food science, and microbiology and a commitment to developing the necessary analytic and program management skills and expertise required of today’s fermentation professional;
  2. basic competency in word processing, electronic mail, library retrieval systems, presentation graphics, spreadsheets, and databases.

 Once accepted into the College of Graduate Studies, students in the Master of Science in Professional Science program may enroll for one semester before fully admitted to the program.

Application Procedures


All application materials are to be submitted to the College of Graduate Studies.

Applicant must

  1. submit application with the appropriate application fee (online at www.mtsu.edu/graduate/apply.php/;
  2. submit official transcripts from all collegiate institutions attended;
  3. submit three letters of reference to askgrad@mtsu.edu (or mail to College of Graduate Studies);
  4. submit an official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) report. A composite GRE score of 286 is expected for consideration for unconditional admission.

Degree Requirements


The Master of Science in Professional Science with a concentration in Fermentation Science requires completion of a minimum of 36 semester hours.

Curriculum: Professional Science, Fermentation Science


The following illustrates the minimum coursework requirements.

Program Notes


Candidate must

  1. file a degree plan in the College of Graduate Studies prior to entry into the program;
  2. file a Notice of Intent to Graduate form in the College of Graduate Studies within the first two weeks of the term in which candidate intends to graduate.

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