Where Our Alumni Work

A Professional Science Master's degree from Rice University helps open opportunities for future success. The PSM program prepares graduates for a variety of careers. The program support students within each degree in both internship and job search, including major-specific resources, career management skills, building professional relationships and exploring opportunities with top organizations.

Recent PSM Graduates

56% Women

26% International

25% With post-grad work experience

Employers include

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Job Titles include

Executive Director, Project Manager, Health Care Manager, Senior Geoscientist, Energy Data Manager, Planning and Design Engineer, Global Consultant, Data Manager, Health Policy Consultant, Compliance Manager, Missions Operations, Environmental Consultant, Operations Manager, EHS Manager, Environmental Site Investigator, Flight Controller, Reservoir Engineer, Software Engineer, Satelite Systems Engineer

Average Salary

The median starting salary for graduates ranges between $60,000-$120,000 depending on the industry sector they choose

Employment Statistics 99% of PSM students find employment within 6 months of graduation; 98% work in positions directly related to their degree focus area