Geosciences, M.Sc. | Midwestern State University | Wichita Falls, United States
12 months
14504 USD/year
8330 USD/year
7160 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The newly approved graduate program in geosciences offers graduate studies in petroleum geology, sedimentology and stratigraphy, paleontology, igneous petrology, and environmental science. The program at Midwestern State University includes a traditional, two-year post baccalaurate thesis-based Master of Science in Geosciences. 


About Geosciences at Midwestern State University

Details concerning specific thesis projects should be addressed to the appropriate faculty.  Accepted students are strongly encouraged to associate themselves with a faculty member by the end of their first semester in the Geosciences program. This faculty member will serve as the student’s graduate advisory committee chair and will be responsible for supervising the student’s degree program.


Midwestern State University is a leading public liberal arts university committed to providing students with rigorous undergraduate and graduate education in the liberal arts and the professions. Through an emphasis upon teaching, augmented by the opportunity for students to engage in research and creative activities alongside faculty and to participate in co-curricular and service programs, 

Midwestern State prepares its graduates to embark upon their careers or pursue advanced study. The university’s undergraduate education is based upon a comprehensive arts and sciences core curriculum. The understanding that students gain of themselves, others, and the social and natural world prepares them to contribute constructively to society through their work and through their private lives.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Petroleum geology
  • Igneous petrology and geochemistry
  • Sedimentology, stratigraphy, and paleontology
  • Geography
  • Theory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


31 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate Programs
  • Graduate School Application
  • Test Scores
  • Financial Statement
  • Application Evaluation Fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14504 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14504 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8330 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8330 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    7160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7160 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Wichita Falls

812 - 1506 USD /month
Living costs

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


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