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Geological Sciences

Arizona State University

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
25200 USD/year
23544 USD/year
11720 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

With the MSc degree in Geological Sciences from Arizona State University students can work with faculty and researchers in NASA- and NSF-funded labs and projects in the field on all seven continents on Earth.

Overview

The MS program in Geological Sciences from Arizona State University is designed to provide fundamental graduate training in geology. Students are encouraged to cross subject boundaries and pursue new understandings of Earth and the solar system.

Graduates of the program are prepared for further graduate study or for careers in geochemistry, geology, geophysics, planetary geology, hydrology and related areas.

Programme Structure

Thesis topics for the MS in Geological Sciences may include (but are not limited to):

  • Astrobiology
  • Cosmochemistry
  • Geochemistry
  • Geochronology
  • Geodynamics
  • Geomorphology
  • Geophysics
  • Geoscience Education
  • Hydrology
  • Mineralogy
  • Mineral physics
  • Paleontology
  • Petrology
  • Planetary geology
  • Seismology
  • Structural geology
  • Systems Engineering
  • Tectonics
  • Volcanology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

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.
3
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.
Required

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.
80
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

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's degree, in any field, from a regionally accredited institution.

Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program.

All applicants must submit:

  • graduate admissions application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • statement of purpose
  • GRE scores
  • three letters of recommendation
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25200 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    23544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23544 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    11720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11720 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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Updated over a year ago

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