In light of potentially hazardous weather forecast for this weekend, SUNY Cortland will open its residence halls a day early for students returning to campus after winter break.
All residence halls will open at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 24, allowing students and their families an opportunity to avoid the winter weather predicted to create challenging travel conditions in the region Saturday and Sunday.
Classes are scheduled to begin on Monday, Jan. 27.
Visit the Emergency site for more information.
The Professional Science Masters is an innovative degree program combing advanced training in science and technology with the professional skills needed to succeed in the business, non-profit, or government sectors. A PSM is geared towards those students who wish to enter the workforce and not conduct research or pursue a PhD.
Starting in 1997 with grants from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to 14 universities, the PSM concept has spread rapidly with 300 PSM programs online at 137 institutions across the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia as of July 2013. In order to be considered a PSM, a program must apply for and receive affiliation from the Keck Graduate Institute and must re-affiliate every five years in order to ensure that the programs continue to meet the high standards of what a Professional Science Masters is. SUNY Cortland received its most recent PSM affiliation in the summer of 2013.
The three most defining aspects of a PSM degree that helps to set it apart from a traditional research masters include: