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Geoscience

Western Kentucky University

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
953 USD/credit
917 USD/credit
607 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The Geoscience program at Western Kentucky University also provides a scientific foundation for graduate students who plan to continue advanced studies leading to the Ph.D.

Overview

The graduate program in Geoscience provides advanced professional training for careers as hydrologists, environmental resource managers, city and regional planners, engineering geologists, geophysical and geochemical geologists, meteorologists and climatologists, earth science teachers, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) specialists, consultants in business and industry, and professional educators.

Joint Undergraduate Master's Program (JUMP)

This degree at Western Kentucky University offers a Joint Undergraduate Master's Program (JUMP) which provides academically outstanding students the opportunity to complete both an undergraduate and graduate degree in approximately five years.  Contact the graduate program coordinator for additional information.

Accreditation

Western Kentucky University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, specialist, and doctorate degrees.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Research and Literacy
  • Geoscience Statistical Methods
  • Geoscience Methods

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
3.5 (analytical)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • GRE score, with a minimum 3.5 score on the GRE Analytical Writing component
  • 3.0 overall undergraduate GPA
  • Minimum of 18 hours of science courses at the undergraduate level, preferably in the geosciences
  • One-page statement of research goals
  • Written evidence of an agreement from a graduate faculty member in the Department of Geography and Geology willing to supervise the proposed research project
  • Passing grade (C or higher) in appropriate undergraduate coursework to support the thesis research program. For example, students pursuing a thesis project in GIS-related topics are required to have passed an introductory GIS course and a Spatial Data Analysis course at the undergraduate level. Students should take preparatory courses in the summer semester before joining the Geoscience program if they have not previously taken these courses.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    953 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 953 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    917 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 917 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    607 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 607 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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