College of Natural Science and Mathematics
Department of Geosciences

M.S., Ph.D. Degrees

Minimum Requirements for Degrees: M.S.: 30 credits; Ph.D.: 18 thesis credits

Graduates in geoscience have broad backgrounds in Earth sciences or geography. There are concentrations available in geology and geography and requirements are flexible enough to allow students to customize the curriculum.

There are about 40 professional geoscientists in residence on campus and graduate students normally participate in the ongoing research of these professionals. Teaching and research assistantships are available to graduate students in many of these areas.