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Geological Engineering

University of North Dakota

24 months
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24193 USD/year
18144 USD/year
12096 USD/year
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About

A wealth of resources on campus. A lifetime of discoveries to follow. Be prepared for anything and everything with a Geological Engineering program from University of North Dakota.

Overview

Conduct geological engineering research in UND's state-of-the-art facilities. UND is home to the state's core library and the largest geoscience libraries in the Upper Midwest. The M.S. in geological engineering will prepare you to tackle challenges in petroleum and geothermal energy, mineral production, geoenvironmental concerns, and natural hazards.

Why Earn a Master's in Geological Engineering at University of North Dakota?

The graduate geological engineering program at the University of North Dakota provides access to the region's most comprehensive set geological samples.

Areas of geological research emphasis include:

  • Hydrogeology and environmental geology
  • Economic geology of petroleum, coal and mineral resources
  • Sedimentology, stratigraphy and paleontology
  • Geomorphology and glacial geology
  • Petrology and geochemistry
  • Geophysics and tectonics
  • Interdisciplinary geological projects involving several research areas, including: integrated basin analysis, surface mining and reclamation, and underground coal gasification

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Geology/Geological Engineering coursework
  • Other Engineering and Science coursework
  • Thesis
  • At least one-half of the credit hours must be at or above the 500-level.
  • A maximum of one-fourth of the credit hours required for the degree may be transferred from another institution.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

30 alternative credits
  • 30 (thesis option)
  • 34 (non-thesis option)

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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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.
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English requirements

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).
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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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Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be admitted under "approved" status, the applicant must hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Geological Engineering from an ABET accredited or equivalent program.
  • Applicants must submit a Graduate Record Examination General Test score if their B.S. degree is from a non-ABET accredited program. Other applicants are encouraged to submit GRE scores to support their application.
  • Applicants must have a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher.
  • Applicants must satisfy the School of Graduate Studies' English Language Proficiency requirements as published in the graduate catalog.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24193 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24193 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    18144 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18144 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    12096 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12096 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • Minnesota residents: 15,362 USD per year

Funding

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