12 months
1567 USD/credit 47010 USD/year
1567 USD/credit 47010 USD/year
1205 USD/credit 36150 USD/year
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In the Geology Master of Science in Temple University’s College of Science and Technology, you will gain a broad understanding of the geological cycles while completing research in your selected field of study.


Advanced courses and research areas in the Geology program at Temple University include:

  • geochemistry, including nanomineralogy, planetary geology, soil contamination, and weathering and diagenesis;
  • sedimentary geology and paleontology, including coastal and aeolian dynamics, ichnology, paleontology-fossil provenance, paleopedology and modern soils, and Precambrian geology;
  • structural geology, including geothermal energy and geomechanics; and
  • urban geoscience, environmental science and sustainability, including ecohydrology, energy and land degradation, ice sheet stability and climate change, urban hydrology and more.

Future Career

Graduates secure positions in industry, education, and government, and are accepted into doctoral programs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Remote Sensing and GIS
  • Coastal Processes
  • Structural Geology (Graduate)
  • Analytical Methods in Mineralogy
  • X-ray Crystallography

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Research your graduate degree program
  • Complete online application
  • Letters of Reference: 2
  • Coursework Required for Admission Consideration
  • Statement of Goals: Identify your specific interest in Temple's M.S. program, research goals, future career goals, and academic and research achievements.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: A baccalaureate degree is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    47010 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1567 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    47010 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1567 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    36150 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1205 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 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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