M.Sc. On Campus

Technical Systems Management

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

12 months
26494 USD/year
26494 USD/year
15700 USD/year
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Merging technology with management in a systematic approach to problem-solving is the foundation of the Professional Science Master’s program in Technical Systems Management from University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. 


Our rigorous, hands-on program combines science knowledge with business know-how to prepare students for technical and leadership careers in managing agricultural and biological systems. 

A graduate degree in Technical Systems Management (TSM) at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign combines the knowledge of agricultural, biological, and physical sciences with managerial and technical skills. 

Key Features 

  • Prepare yourself for careers in the production, processing, and manufacturing of food, fiber, feed, and fuel by studying science, systems management, and applications engineering. 
  • Students focus on applying engineering principles, studying the technologies used in agriculture, and integrating business concepts in the food and agricultural industries.

Programme Structure

  • Science – 32 hours in a specific field of study; this is the core of the program
  • Business – 10 hours in essential business knowledge and skills
  • Industry seminar series – weekly discussion of business concepts and examination of current and emerging business issues, often including interaction with business experts
  • Internship – hands-on work experience to support your personal and professional goals

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official copies of transcripts of all completed university coursework.
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) general aptitude test scores (Verbal, Quantitative, Writing or Analytical portions). A GRE subject test is not required. 

Tuition Fee

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    26494 USD/year
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    15700 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 15700 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Urbana

1100 - 1500 USD /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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