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Geological Engineering

Montana Technological University

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

The Geological Engineering program of Montana Technological University requires that the student have an engineering background and allows specialization in several areas of Geological Engineering.

Overview

Students in related non-engineering fields who have a strong background in mathematics and physics may be admitted to the option on a provisional basis. At a minimum, such students must successfully complete undergraduate-level engineering coursework in statics, mechanics of materials, geomechanics, and engineering economy.

Key facts

The final examination for thesis and publishable paper-option of the Geological Engineering program of Montana Technological University will consist of an oral presentation and defense of thesis or paper. Questions may be asked on any topic related to the thesis/paper or course work taken as part of the graduate program. The presentation will be open to all interested parties, but the defense will be open only to the student’s graduate committee.

The final examination for non-thesis option students will consist of a written and/or oral examination formulated by the student’s graduate committee. The oral examination will draw questions from the written examination plus any course work undertaken as part of the graduate program.

Students who are not already certified as an Engineer-In-Training are required to take the national Fundamentals of Engineering examination.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Structural Geology for Engineers
  • Geomorphology Photogeology
  • Field Geology & Geophysics
  • Mining Geology
  • Metallic Ore Deposits
  • Hydrogeology for Engineers

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

  • BS in Geological, Mining, Geophysical, or Civil Engineering
  • 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

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • 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

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