Applied Environmental Geoscience Coursework and research opportunities at The City University of New York are available to specialize in atmospheric sciences, global climate change, chemical oceanography and paleoceanography, environmental geology and geochemistry, isotope geochemistry, soil biogeochemistry and physiology, shallow subsurface and marine geophysics, groundwater and surface water hydrology, urban ecology and limnology, geomicrobiology, geomorphology and quaternary studies, sedimentation, sedimentary petrology, paleontology, experimental mineralogy and petrology, igneous and metamorphic petrology.
Faculty are involved in field activities from areas around New York City, to the northern Appalachians of New England, and continental U.S., to numerous localities around the world, e.g., the Southern Ocean, the North Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea, the Black Sea, the Caribbean, South America, South and East Asia, and Europe. Faculty members participate fully in the CUNY Graduate Center PhD program in earth and environmental sciences. Cooperative research projects exist with the American Museum of Natural History and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University.
- Earth Composition and Earth Processes
- Earth History and the Fossil Record
- Modern Aspects of Geology
- Environmental Problems and Solutions
- Special Studies in Geology
- Environmental Geology of the New York Metropolitan Region
- 12 months
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DisciplinesEarth Sciences Geology Environmental Sciences View 702 other Masters in Environmental Sciences in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- The department requires that all students have taken a course in physical geology and a course in historical geology.
- Differential and integral college calculus, two semesters of college physics, and two semesters of college chemistry. College biology may be substituted for one semester of physics if appropriate.
- The Graduate Record Exam (GRE), verbal and quantitative, with official scores submitted to the Office of Graduate Admissions and the department.
- Students may be accepted with deficiencies in mathematics or allied sciences but must remove those deficiencies by taking the necessary undergraduate courses without credit. Deficiencies must be removed before the student may proceed beyond 12 credits of graduate work in geology.
International25650 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.
National25650 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.
- Full-time - $5,545/semester
- Part-time - $470/credit
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