College of Science and Technology

Professional Science Master in Industrial Biosciences

The Department of Biology is strongly committed to promoting diversity and inclusion as one of its core missions. The PSM in Industrial Biosciences program’s cross-disciplinary approach is in keeping with a growing national movement reflected in more than 320 PSM programs around the country established across multiple areas in science and technology. The program is part of a nationwide initiative guided by the National Professional Science Master’s Association. The dynamic frontiers of biomedical research and biotechnology require that graduates not only have strong competencies in biomedical protocol design and data analysis. The PSM program provides a combination of advanced training in the sciences along with additional coursework for training in business, management, and communication. The PSM program enables the student to develop acumen in science and business in a graduate level experience structured around industry related projects.


Chief Researcher
Industry Principal Scientist
Military Research Associate
Research Project Manager

Earning Potential

The average pay for a Research Scientist, Biotechnology is $79,956 per year. The salary range is $48,000 to $133,000.

Scott Harrison, PhD
G-8 Barnes Hall
Greensboro, NC 27411
Phone: (336) 285-2179
Fax: (336) 334-7105
Country Code: +011