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Master of Science in Geology with Environmental Emphasis

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Students who wish their master's degree to contain the added designation "With Emphasis in Environmental Geoscience", need to take an addition 9 credits in approved environmental graduate-level classes. Courses in related sciences and engineering disciplines may be included. Also, an amended "program of study", approved by your graduate committee  needs to be filed with the Graduate School.

Geosciences Course List

The program may include but is not limited to the following areas:

  • surface and ground-water hydrology
  • environmental geochemistry
  • surficial geological processes
  • geomorphology
  • volcanic, earthquake and other geologic hazards
  • environmental geophysics
  • assessment and remediation of hazardous waste sites
  • Neogene and Quaternary geology.

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Please download the "Department of Geosciences Handbook" for more information.
Please contact the graduate advisor, Benjamin Crosby, to learn more about funding and dgrees.

If you are interested in a Graduate Assistantship or Research Assistantship please submit your application by January 15th.  For more information regarding assistantships please visit the graduate school.

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Graduate Program Inquiry

If you are interested and would like more information about the program please fill out this form.