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Geosciences

Fort Hays State University

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
610 USD/credit
610 USD/credit
242 USD/credit
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About

The Department of Geosciences at Fort Hays State University offers a flexible Master of Science (M.S.) in Geosciences.

Overview

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

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.5 (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

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

  • International

    610 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 610 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    610 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 610 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    242 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 242 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Graduate On-Campus (contiguous state) $341.29

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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