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Environmental and Urban Geosciences

University of Missouri - Kansas City

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
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26804 USD/year
26804 USD/year
11360 USD/year
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About

The Department of Earth and Environmental Science at the University of Missouri - Kansas City offers a Master of Science degree in Environmental and Urban Geosciences (M.S. EUG). 

Overview

This Environmental and Urban Geosciences program at the University of Missouri - Kansas City prepares students for advanced study in natural hazards, paleoseismology, geology, geochemistry, climate variability, water resources, wetland dynamics, air and water pollution, geoarchaeology, paleoenvironments, geography, urban and human systems, GIS, and environmental remote sensing. The program provides students with either a thesis or non-thesis option.  All students must complete the core curriculum and additional coursework.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students graduating from this program will:

  • be able to conduct an independent geospatial research project.
  • be able to analyze and interpret environmental data.
  • review ethics in research and career goals, conduct literature searches, and critically evaluate scholarly information.
  • assess and defend research findings through oral and written communication.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ecotoxicology
  • Environmental Remote Sensing and Digital Image Analysis
  • Biogeography and Landscape Ecology
  • Global Environmental Change
  • Archaeological Field Survey Methods

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.
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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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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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of an undergraduate degree with a major in a geosciences field (such as Environmental Sciences or Studies, Geography, and/or Geology) and a grade-point average of at least 3.0 (A = 4.0) overall, as well as in the major.
  • Submission of scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is not required but highly recommended. GRE scores may be used to award assistantships.
  • Two letters of recommendation from academic and/or professional references.
  • The student must declare either a thesis or non-thesis degree option in his or her application. If you are declaring a thesis option admission, you must secure a thesis advisor in the Geosciences Department before admission and declare this in your application. For assistance, contact the Graduate Advisor.
  • All application materials must be submitted to the Admissions Office by March 31 for fall semester and October 1 for spring semester for final consideration.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26804 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13402 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    26804 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13402 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    11360 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5680 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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Environmental and Urban Geosciences
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University of Missouri - Kansas City

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