Miami University

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
12308 USD/year
12308 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Geology from Miami University is strongly committed to the integration of high-quality teaching and internationally prominent research at all levels, to recognizing and responding to the continuing evolution of Geology.


Geology from Miami University seeks to provide additional depth and breadth of learning and training in order to prepare students for continuing education at the doctoral level or a professional career in the geological sciences and related professions. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Geomicrobiology and life in extreme environments
  • Geophysics, seismology and mantle dynamics
  • Hydrogeology and contaminant transport
  • Igneous petrology and volcanology
  • Isotope Geochemistry
  • Low-temperature and environmental geochemistry
  • Mineralogy and crystallography
  • Mineral surface geochemistry
  • Paleobotany and Paleoecology
  • Paleoclimatology and geomorphology
  • Sedimentology and stratigraphy
  • Tectonics and structural geology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

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.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate major in geology or a related science, including at least one semester of college chemistry, physics, and calculus.

  • Satisfactory scores on the verbal, quantitative, and analytical tests of the Graduate Record Examination are required. 

  • Either TOEFL or IELTS scores are required for all foreign applicants

  • A statement of career objectives and research interests

  • A resume

  • Three letters of recommendation must

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12308 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6154 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    12308 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6154 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.


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