Professional Science Management AGC

The Department of Biological Sciences in the College of Arts & Sciences and the Department of Computer Science in the College of Computing & Information, in conjunction with the School of Business and the Department of Public Affairs & Policy in the Rockefeller College, have collaborated to offer an Advanced (Graduate) Certificate program in Professional Science Management.  The Professional Science Management program builds upon University at Albany graduate programs: 1) M.S. in Forensic Biology; 2) M.S. in Biodiversity, Conservation and Policy; and 3) M.S. in Computer Science.  The courses in the proposed Advanced Certificate are applicable to these programs, the M.B.A. program in the School of Business and/or the M.P.A. program in the Department of Public Administration & Policy of Rockefeller College.

Degree Level: AGC

Required Credentials: Transcripts, 3 Letters of recommendation, Statement of goals

Application Deadline for Fall Admission and Assistantship Consideration: N/A
Application Deadline for Fall Admission without Assistantship Consideration: Dependent on area of study; contact department for specific deadlines

Application Deadline for Spring Admission and Assistantship Consideration: N/A
Application Deadline for Spring Admission without Assistantship Consideration: Dependent on area of study; contact department for specific deadlines

Application Deadline for Summer Admission and Assistantship Consideration: N/A
Application Deadline for Summer Admission without Assistantship Consideration: Dependent on area of study; contact department for specific deadlines

Special Notes:

Current UAlbany Biodiversity, Conservation and Policy students may apply to the AGC track after completing a minimum of 12 credits toward the M.S. degree and passing the Program’s Core Exam. UAlbany Biodiversity, Conservation and Policy M.S. graduates may apply to the AGC within five years of graduation.

AGC applicants to the Forensic Biology track must have academic backgrounds as Forensic Biology students or graduates from the University at Albany and possibly other Forensic Biology programs from other colleges. Current master’s students seeking entry into the AGC shall have passed the written comprehensive exam with a 3.0 or better, or present comparable credentials from other programs/institutions.

Applicants to the Computer Science track AGC will be taken only from active students in the Computer Science Master’s program. To be eligible, an applicant must i) have removed all undergraduate deficiencies; ii) have completed the core courses with a grade point average of 3.0 or better; iii) have passed the Discrete Mathematics Examination.

Tracks:

Forensic Biology, Biodiversity Conservation and Policy, Computer Science

Grad Bulletin URL:

Professional Science Management AGC Graduate Bulletin Requirements