12 months
Duration
7176 USD/year
7176 USD/year
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About

The Geology MSc program from San José State University provides graduates with advanced training in Geology, culminating in the completion of an independent research thesis project. 

Overview

The Geology MSc program from San José State University provides the opportunity for study in many areas of Geology, with a particular emphasis on applied geology and tectonics. 

Careers

Graduates are employed as geologists, engineering geologists, hydrogeologists, hydrologists, geophysicists, environmental managers in engineering, geological, geophysical, and environmental consulting firms, and as geologists in the mining and petroleum industries.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology 
  • Sedimentary Petrology and Petrography 
  • Advanced Sedimentary Geology 
  • Advanced Structural Geology 
  • Advanced Geomorphology 
  • Advanced GIS/GPS Mapping
  • Advanced Hydrogeology 
  • Advanced Paleontology
  • Advanced Geology 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • U.S. bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution, or the completion of a 4-year bachelor’s degree from a recognized, accredited, and approved institution from a country outside of the U.S. 
  • A 2.5 institutional GPA (from the 0.0-4.0 U.S. grading scale) in the last degree completed, or a 2.5 GPA in the last two years of full time study
  • Good academic standing at the last institution attended
  • English Language Proficiency Exam
  • International Coursework and Degrees
  • Submit U.S./Canada Transcripts
  • Submit Test Scores
  • Submit Declaration of Finance Form
  • Submit Bank Letter or Bank Statement
  • Submit Copy of Current Passport
  • Submit Copy of Current Visa

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • Non-CA Resident tuition includes an additional $396 per unit.

Living costs for San Jose

1740 - 3150 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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