12 months
Duration
31798 USD/year
31798 USD/year
13380 USD/year
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About

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences from University of Tennessee Knoxville offers both the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees with a major in Geology.  Geology is offered at University of Tennessee Knoxville. 

Overview

About this Degree

Successful completion of the Master's degree requires a minimum of 30 hours of approved graduate credit, including six hours of thesis credit (GEOL 500), an approved written thesis proposal, successful oral defense of a written thesis, and a minimum 3.0 GPA in all graduate course work. Taking courses from outside the department is encouraged. The Department also has separate course requirements in addition to University requirements. Geology is offered at University of Tennessee Knoxville. 

Programme Structure

  • Students pursuing a M.S. degree must enroll in GEOL 595 every semester they are in residence unless course or teaching conflicts preclude a student from being present. A student may apply a maximum of 2 credits towards graduation. 
  • Each student must also enroll in GEOL 596 one time during their residency.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Domestic applicants may apply up to two weeks prior to the beginning of the desired term of entry

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have obtained a bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by the appropriate regional accrediting agency, recognized by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEEA). A non-U.S. degree must be equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from the United States and must be granted by a recognized or accredited foreign institution. 
    • United States degree holders must have earned a minimum of 2.7 out of a possible 4.0 GPA or a minimum of 3.0 during the senior year of undergraduate study. If you have completed previous graduate coursework, you must have earned a minimum of 3.0 out of a possible 4.0 GPA.
    • Applicants with non-U.S. degrees must have earned a minimum of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or other equivalent to a ‘B’ average. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31798 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31798 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    31798 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31798 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13380 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Knoxville

885 - 1454 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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