12 months
12806 USD/year
12806 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.


Do you enjoy physical as well as intellectual challenges? Do you like to travel to interesting locations around the world? Does working with others who have diverse interests and backgrounds to solve multifaceted problems appeal to you?

If so, then consider joining us for a major in Geology at Miami University, leading to an exciting career in geological or environmental sciences.


Miami University's Geology course 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


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

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

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    12806 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6403 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    12806 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6403 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Oxford

1095 - 1807 USD /month
Living costs

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


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