12 months
18030 USD/year
18030 USD/year
8202 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science in Geosciences from Florida International University emphasizes a multidisciplinary approach to solving geoscientific problems, stressing the importance of field observations complemented by laboratory analysis and numerical modeling.

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Students in the Master of Science in Geosciences program from Florida International University  have the opportunity to explore research in atmospheric sciences, tectonics, igneous petrology/geochemistry/economic geology, hydrogeology and environmental geology, stratigraphy/sedimentology, micropaleontology and geophysics/remote sensing/GIS.


The Department of Earth and Environment is focused on understanding the natural world and its interactions with human systems to build the skills and understanding needed for sustainable societies. The department offers a broad range of classroom, field and laboratory experiences in atmospheric, aquatic, earth and agricultural sciences as well as environmental management and policy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Earth and Environment Graduate Seminar
  • Planet Earth: Dynamic Earth
  • Planet Earth: South Florida
  • Geochemistry
  • Research Instrumentation and Techniques in Geology
  • Advanced Stratigraphy
  • Coastal Processes and Environments
  • Geoscience Systems
  • Physics of the Earth

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GPA: 3.0 in the last two years of undergraduate study
  • GRE: Required, 1000 minimum. New scores will be converted to old scores for admission purposes 
  • Applicant Statement/Letter of Intent: Required 
  • Letters of Recommendation: Required, 3 letters 
  • Resume
  • Faculty sponsor with graduate faculty status
  • For international applicants whose native language is not English: English proficiency exam scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9015 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    18030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9015 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8202 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4101 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for West Miami

900 - 1400 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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