Geosciences MS

Total Units Required: 30

The Master of Science in Geosciences is designed for students who wish to transition from an undergraduate degree to the workforce in professional science, or for students who desire additional research experience before entering a postgraduate degree program. Tracks of study are available in geology and hydrogeology. The curriculum is composed of several core courses within a discipline followed by courses selected by the student’s individual needs or interest. Our faculty conducts active research in geochemistry, hydrology, hydrogeology, volcanology, structural geology, paleontology, sedimentary geology, igneous petrology, and economic geology. The department maintains high expectations and standards for professional conduct and productivity which prepare students to meet their specific goals.

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