M.Sc. On Campus


Michigan Technological University

12 months
21489 USD/year
21489 USD/year
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At Geology from Michigan Technological University research areas range from volcanology to hydrology, seismology to mineralogy, atmospheric science.


Geology from Michigan Technological University spans fundamental and precise laboratory studies of rocks and minerals to field studies in remote and rugged locations to high-performance computing of climate and natural hazards using remotely sensed data.

Graduates with Geology from Michigan Technological University will be able to characterize:

  • the hydrology of melting glaciers in Alaska, Svalbard, and Nepal, 
  • landslide and flood hazards in El Salvador, 
  • transport and observation of atmospheric pollutants in remote locations like Greenland and the Azores.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Economic Geology/ Petrology/Geochemistry
  • Geomorphology
  • Groundwater/Hydrology
  • Karst Hydrology & Geology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Apply at least a semester in advance of projected admission to improve your chances of receiving funding.


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale
  • GRE  
  • Have a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution, and
  • Be prepared for advanced study in your chosen field, as demonstrated by your previous degree and your scholastic record.
  • Official Transcripts
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Personal Statement
  • Submit a Certificate of Finances Form to show proof of funding.
  • English Proficiency

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Living costs for Houghton

1000 - 1500 USD /month
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