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Paleontology

South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

12 months
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14525 USD/year
14525 USD/year
8440 USD/year
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About

South Dakota School of Mines & Technology offers a Master degree in Paleontology. 

Overview

Learning outcomes

The Department of Geology and Geological Engineering at South Dakota School of Mines & Technology offers advanced study leading to an M.S. degree in Paleontology. Resources available to graduate students in paleontology include the extensive collections of the Museum of Geology. The M.S. in paleontology has a strong emphasis on field-based research as well as courses in museum studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Developing and Planning Research
  • Paleobiology/Lab
  • Field Paleontology 
  • Advanced Field Geology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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).
5.5
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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.
3 (recommended)
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.
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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.
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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).
5.5
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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.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicant files will not be considered for acceptance until all of the required application materials are received. Applications completed by the deadlines listed will, in most cases, receive a decision within one month or less of the deadline. 
  • Applications for campus enrollment can be considered after the stated deadlines in most programs, but timely admittance and/or funding may be affected. Self-funded international applicants are typically considered up to 90 days prior to the semester start date (60 days for domestic U.S. applicants)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14525 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14525 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    14525 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14525 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8440 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Rapid City

860 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

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