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Geology

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

24 months
Duration
25686 USD/year
25686 USD/year
9278 USD/year
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About

The master’s candidate must demonstrate competence in mathematics, chemistry, and physics comparable to the requirements for the  degree in Geology at the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology.

Overview

The programme

The Earth and Environmental Science Department at the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology is the most research-intensive department on campus, producing more Ph.D.’s per year than any other. The E&ES Department includes degree options in geology, geochemistry, geophysics, and hydrology. The department works closely with the N.M. Bureau of Geology, among the most well-regarded state surveys in the nation.

Programme Structure

Program Requirements with Thesis

  • The student’s course of study must be approved by the advisory committee and must fulfill the general requirements for the master’s degree with thesis and must include ERTH 480 or the equivalent, if not previously satisfied, two credits of GEOL 592, at least six credit hours of GEOL 591, and at least four credit hours of GEOL 593, unless the degree is completed in a shorter time. Credits earned in GEOL 592 and 593 may not be applied towards the 30 credits required for the M.S. degree.

Program Requirements without Thesis

  • The student’s course of study must be approved by the advisory committee and must fulfill the general requirements for the master’s degree without thesis and must include ERTH 480 or the equivalent, if not previously satisfied, two credits of GEOL 592, at least three credit hours of GEOL 590, and at least four credit hours of GEOL 593, unless the degree is completed in a shorter time. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

The following are required for graduate applications:

  • Unofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Unofficial GRE scores
  • Unofficial TOEFL or IELTS scores for international students whose first language is not English. English Language Requirements
  • Recommendations letters (three)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25686 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12843 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    25686 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12843 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9278 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4639 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Socorro

845 - 1320 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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