M.S., Geoscience

This is an archived copy of the 2020-2021 catalog. Access the most current version of the catalog.

Complete the following admission requirements:

  • Submit GRE scores.
  • Complete a background at least to the level of a B.S. concentration in geology, geophysics or earth science.

Minimum Requirements for Geoscience M.S.: 30 credits

Concentrations: Geography, Geology

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
Master’s Degree Requirements
Complete the master’s degree requirements.
Geoscience Program Requirements
Complete 6-12 thesis credits6-12
Complete any deficiencies concurrently with this degree.
Submit a written thesis proposal and pass a written or oral comprehensive examination.
Complete and submit a written thesis and pass an oral defense of thesis.
Complete one from the following concentrations:12
Geography
Geology

Concentrations

Geography

Complete the following:
Complete 12 geography-related credits at the F600 level as approved by the graduate advisory committee.12

Geology

Complete the following:
Complete 12 credits at the F600 level as approved by the graduate advisory committee.12