Geosciences, M.Sc. | Mississippi State University | Starkville, United States
12 months
Duration
16046 USD/year
16046 USD/year
9248 USD/year
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About

The Department of Geosciences at Mississippi State University offers graduate study leading to the Master of Science degree in Geoscience and the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Earth and Atmospheric Science. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

An applicant to the Geosciences program at Mississippi State University must have an undergraduate GPA of at least 2.75 on a scale of 4.00 for entry to the master’s program and at least 3.00 at both the undergraduate and graduate level for entry to the doctoral program. 

Key facts:

The general GRE is required of all on-campus applicants.Although helpful, an undergraduate background in Geosciences is not a prerequisite for admission into the M.S. in Geoscience program.  Applicants to the master’s program in the Broadcast or Professional Meteorology concentrations are required to have passed Calculus I prior to arrival on campus, and the completion of Calculus II will greatly improve the chances of being accepted.  All other master’s applicants are recommended to have completed Calculus I.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods in Geoscience

  • Principles of GIS

  • Weather and Society

  • Quantitative Analysis in Climatology

  • Research in Applied Meteorology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Review tips for a successful application.
  • Review both University and departmental deadlines.
  • Gather the full names and email addresses of three individuals to compose letters of recommendation.
  • Prepare your statement of purpose.
  • Review, edit, and finalize your resume/curriculum vitae and select a writing sample (if required).
  • Request your transcripts.
  • Arrange to have your test scores sent to The Graduate School (Examples: GRE, GMAT, TOEFL or IELTS).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16046 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8023 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    16046 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8023 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9248 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4624 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Starkville

800 - 1300 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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