12 months
747 USD/credit 22410 USD/year
442 USD/credit 13260 USD/year
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Students studying for a Master of Science in Geology - Earth Science degree at The University of Akron learn advanced theory and applications of earth materials, structures and/or processes while completing a directed research thesis.


About the programme

Course program will be selected to provide the student with a well-rounded background in lithosphere, hydrosphere and atmosphere.

Thesis projects for this Geology - Earth Science degree of The University of Akron address diverse topics ranging from:
  • exploration for natural resources, including metals, petroleum and water;
  • addressing problems associated with human impacts on the environment; and
  • investigating earth’s history to understand the evolution of life and global climate change.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sedimentation & Stratigraphy
  • Paleobiology
  • Structural Geology
  • Mineral Science
  • Earth Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications to the master's degree program in Geology - Earth Science are accepted on a rolling basis.


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
Full admission without deficiency should include equivalents of current geology courses for the baccalaureate degree in geology.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22410 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 747 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    13260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 442 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Akron

890 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Geology - Earth Science
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