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Geological Sciences

California State University Los Angeles

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
396 USD/credit
396 USD/credit
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About

The Geological Sciences program of California State University Los Angeles prepares students for professional level employment in industry and government, teaching positions in community colleges, or advanced study towards the Ph.D. degree.

Overview

A student in the Geological Sciences program of California State University Los Angeles may achieve this objective by completing the program that culminates in either a thesis or a comprehensive examination. The program has two Options: Geology and Environmental Hydrogeology. The Geology option prepares students for careers in areas of traditional geology and engineering geology. The Environmental Hydrogeology option prepares students for careers in hydrogeology and environmental geochemistry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Geochemistry
  • Hydrogeology
  • Watershed Analysis
  • Water Quality Seminar
  • Groundwater Contamination and Remediation
  • Hydrology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

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.
2.75
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
80
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
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.
53

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission requirements include possession of a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology, Earth or Environmental Sciences, related areas of Natural Science, or Engineering from an accredited college or university, with a minimum 2.75 grade point average in the last 60 semester units and upper division course work. 
  • Although it is not a general admission requirement, individual faculty may require the GRE before they agree to be the primary advisor.  Applicants who lack appropriate courses may be admitted to the program but will be expected to remove any deficiencies by completing courses selected through consultation with the graduate advisor.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    396 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 396 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    396 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 396 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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