MSU's master's program in Geosciences is thesis-based and designed to be completed within two years. It is open to students who have a Bachelor of Science degree in Geosciences or a closely related field. Earning a Master of Science in Geosciences permits the greatest amount of flexibility for employment opportunities in oil and gas exploration and development; environmental resource, waste, and contamination management; college-level teaching; and a slew of specialized applications in scientific laboratories and field settings. It is the degree of choice for most employers of earth scientists.

• Program Website: Bolin Graduate School of Geology

Degree and Hours

• Master of Science: 31 Hours

Delivery Method

• Face to Face

Application Requirements

Submit requirements to the Admissions Office.

Application to McAda Graduate School
• $50 Application Fee
• Official Transcripts
Application to Geosciences Program
• Three Letters of Recommendation or Reference Request Form

Application Deadlines

• Fall: March 1
• Spring: October 1

This program admits students to start in the fall or spring.