Graduate Programs In Earth & Environmental Sciences
Master of Science in Earth & Environmental Sciences
The Department offers Master of Science or MS
degree in Earth & Environmnetal Sciences. The MS degree program prepares
the students for careers as professional geoscientists in industry, government,
or for a Ph.D degree. Graduate degree program includes a coursework (24 semester
credits minimum), and an independent research leading to a thesis (6 semester credits minimum). A
completed thesis, evaluated by a faculty advisory committee, is required.
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Master of Science in Teaching (Earth Sciences)
The Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences offers the degree of Master of Science in Teaching (Earth Science) to students possessing a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree from a recognized institution. The Master of Science in Teaching (Earth Science) program prepares a student for teaching Earth Science at K-12 level. Since students come to the program with a broad spectrum of experience, their courses of study are designed on an individual basis (see details HERE).
Non-Thesis (Second) Master of Science in Earth & Environmental
A non-thesis option for obtaining an Master of
Science Degree in Earth & Environmnetal Sciences is available for individuals
seeking to gain expertise in another field, who already have an M.S. or a Ph.D.
degree in science or engineering from an accredited university, and who have
completed a research thesis or dissertation at their previous graduate program.