12 months
23486 USD/year
23486 USD/year
11044 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The MS in Earth and Environmental Science at The University of Texas at Arlington has four options: an Environmental Science Option; a Geoscience Option; a Professional Environmental Science Option; and a Petroleum Geoscience Option.


  • The Environmental Science Option provides graduate students with an integrated, multidisciplinary education, requiring a breadth of understanding and mastery of a spectrum of scientific and engineering principles.The thesis option, designed for those interested in an in-depth experience in some particular topic, and a non-thesis option are available. 
  • The Geoscience Option is a two year program with specializations in stratigraphy, petrology, paleontology, sedimentology, structural geology, tectonics, plate tectonics, computer modeling, hydrology, geochemistry and paleoclimatology. 
  • The Environmental Science Professional Option is a Professional Master’s Degree for those interested in a career in Environmental Science. 
  • The Petroleum Geoscience Professional Option is a Professional Masters Degree for those interested in a career in Petroleum Geoscience. In addition to core geology courses, students are required to participate in a networking program with industry professionals, work as an intern or in a part time job in petroleum geoscience, take a course in project economics, and participate in course activities that emphasize business ethics, teamwork and communications. 


Graduates of the Earth and Environmental Science at The University of Texas at Arlington will be prepared for a career as a professional geologist or a career in government policy relating to earth science and environmental issues, earth-science education, environmental law, environmental consulting or environmental medicine.


Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistics for Earth and Environmental Scientists
  • Engineering for Environmental Scientists
  • Physical-chemical Processes 
  • Air Pollution
  • Environmental Systems-biological Aspects
  • Environmental Policy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

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  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, as calculated by the Graduate School.
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores are used in conjunction with GPA's. For example a person with a GPA below 3.0 will need a GRE score better than average. Masters students who have succeeded in the Earth and Environmental Science s Program typically score higher than the 60th Percentile on the verbal and quantitative portion of the GRE.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23486 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 23486 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    23486 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23486 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11044 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 11044 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Texas City

882 - 1634 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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