12 months
14400 USD/year
14400 USD/year
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Apply scientific methods and engineering principles to earth materials and structures with the Geotechnics program at Missouri University of Science and Technology.


Program outline

The Geotechnics program at Missouri University of Science and Technology combines the fields of rock mechanics and soil mechanics with engineering to form a comprehensive program of study.

This is a non-thesis interdisciplinary program with a practice-oriented project. Courses include geology, geotechnics, soil mechanics, rock mechanics and subsurface hydrology.  It requires 30 credit hours of coursework to complete, with a minimum of 15 credit hours of geological engineering courses. A maximum of nine credit hours of graduate-level work (grade B or better) can be transferred from other univerisites, if approved. Classes must have been completed in the last five years to be eligible for transfer. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intermediate Subsurface Hydrology and Contaminant Transport 
  • Engineering Geology and Geotechnics
  • Rock Engineering
  • Intermediate Soil Mechanics
  • Rock Mechanics
  • Engineering Geology And Geotechnics

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
150 (quantitative)
3 (analytical)

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline
  • Undergraduate GPA ≥ 3.0
  • GRE V+Q ≥ 300; GRE Q ≥ 150, and GRE WR ≥ 3.0
  • International requirement: TOEFL ≥ 79, IELTS ≥ 6.5,  or satisfactory completion of an approved English language Institute program.
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Complete the Online Application. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7200 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    14400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7200 USD per semester during 12 months.


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