M.Sc. On Campus


Fort Hays State University

12 months
610 USD/credit
610 USD/credit
242 USD/credit
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Department of Geosciences at Fort Hays State University offers a flexible Master of Science (M.S.) in Geosciences.


You can focus on Geography or Geology, and you can also choose from thesis or non-thesis options. All students must complete 30 hours of graduate-level courses. Thesis students will use six "thesis hours" to reach 30 total hours. The Geosciences program is offered at Fort Hays State University.

Map out your career

Demonstrate your resiliency and perseverance by training in our distinctive degrees in geosciences. Our programs effectively prepare you for teaching, graduate school or a career in a variety of fields, including education, government and industry so you can drive your own future forward.

At Fort Hays State University, the world around you will only help to inform the world of opportunities in front of you. With a staff of leaders in the fields of geology and geography, together, we can map out the future of your geoscience career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Scientific Writing in Geosciences
  • Geosciences Research Design & Professional Skills
  • Elements of Physical Geography
  • Orientation to Geography

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Using Google Chrome, submit an Application for Graduate Admission at the appropriate website:
  • Pay the $40 domestic application fee or $50 international application fee.
  • Provide the Graduate School with an official bachelor's degree transcript and master's degree transcript (if applicable) from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Provide entrance examination scores as required by individual departments.
  • Provide letters of recommendation. 
  • Provide any other documents required by specific departments, such as a personal statement or vita, background check release, writing sample, or digital art slides.
  • International students must provide evidence of their ability to speak English.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    610 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 610 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    610 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 610 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    242 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 242 USD per credit during 12 months.

Graduate On-Campus (contiguous state) $341.29

Living costs for Hays

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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


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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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