12 months
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48740 USD/year
48740 USD/year
14560 USD/year
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About

The Geochemistry program of Montana Technological University is centered in the Chemistry and Geochemistry Department. Students acquire strong fundamental and practical knowledge in chemistry and environmental geochemistry and can choose thesis topics ranging among a large variety of geochemical/environmental topics.

Overview

Geochemistry is an interdisciplinary field of study in which the science of chemistry is used to solve earth science problems. Areas of study of the Geochemistry program of Montana Technological University include the full spectrum of topics from geobiochemistry, to water/rock/microbe interactions, thermodynamics of natural systems, coevolution of geochemistry and life, thermodynamics of minerals, and migration of pollutant species in soil and water.

Placement

Many of our graduates continue their graduate work in a Ph.D. program. Other graduates have found employment with various organizations such as the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology, Montana State Department of Environmental Quality, Copper Environmental, Energy Labs, the Pegasus Gold Corp., Applied Technology, Inc., Chemex Labs, The Atlantic Richfield Chemical Co., Marathon Oil Co., Westinghouse, GeoEngineers Inc., and American Geochemist Corp.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Chemistry Literature 
  • Advanced Inorganic Chemistry 
  • Water Quality Engineering
  • Surface Water Modeling 
  • Subsurface Remediation 
  • Bioremediation 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • B.S. in chemistry, geology, or any science or engineering. An undergraduate background of inorganic, analytical, organic and physical chemistry, physical and historical geology, petrology, and mineralogy is required or some of these undergraduate background courses can be taken during the first year of graduate school at Montana Tech depending upon prior undergraduate specialization.
  • Official transcripts are required from all undergraduate and graduate schools attended
  • An undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above is required for full admission. For provisional admission status, an undergraduate GPA between 2.7 and 3.0 is required
  • Personal/Professional Statement
  • Three references are required for admission
  • Students who have not attended a college or university in the United States or in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand must provide evidence of English proficiency
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    48740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24370 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    48740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24370 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7280 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Butte

820 - 1700 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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