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Hydrogeology

Clemson University

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
20958 USD/year
20958 USD/year
10568 USD/year
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About

This interdisciplinary program provides students an opportunity to investigate a wide range of problems based in geology, with a particular focus on groundwater geology and subsurface remediation.

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Overview

The curriculum is structured to impart a strong background in field experimentation complemented by laboratory studies and computer modeling. Students may pursue a variety of research projects in hydrogeology and related areas such as environmental geochemistry, geophysics, sedimentology, stratigraphy, geostatistics, environmental remediation, and groundwater contaminant flow and transport modeling. Students completing the MS Hydrogeology receive both a practical skill set and fundamental knowledge base that make them highly competitive for careers in industry and government while also preparing them as outstanding candidates for continuing studies in a PhD program.

Students are required to complete 24 hours of coursework and 6 hours of research credit.

Of these course credits, one must be a modeling course (GEOL 8080 recommended), a field course (GEOL 8750 recommended), and a minimum of three other 8000-level geology courses.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Field Geophysical Techniques
  • Geostatistics
  • Advanced Stratigraphy
  • Aquifer Characterization
  • Subsurface Remediation Modeling
  • Analytical Methods for Hydrogeology
  • Rock Physics
  • Environmental Geochemistry
  • Environmental Sedimentology
  • Aquifer Systems
  • Hydrogeology of Fractured Aquifers 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

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.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
100 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • Official GRE scores
  • Official TOEFL/IELTS scores for International Students
  • Unofficial Transcripts Official Transcripts required upon acceptance. Do not send official transcripts until you have received your letter of acceptance.
  • Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20958 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10479 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    20958 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10479 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    10568 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5284 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

The Program offers a number of graduate assistantships to students each year based on merit. These are offered in the form of stipends and the additional benefit of tuition remission. Students must be enrolled in a minimum of 9 credit hours per semester to qualify for a graduate assistantship and must work a minimum of 10 hours a week as a teaching or research assistant or perform other tasks assigned by the Program.

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