Master of Science in Geology
General Master of Science requirements apply. Prerequisites are the equivalent of an undergraduate major in the area of specialization. A written thesis is required for which 10 credits (of the minimum of 30 credits for the degree) are permitted.
Doctor of Philosophy in Geology
General doctorate requirements apply. Admission to the doctoral program is based on the compatibility of the student's research interests with those of the major professor, upon the availability of research support, and the student's academic record and potential. Applicants are expected to have the prerequisites as specified for the Master of Science degree with a major in geology. Each research program is developed by the student and the major professor with the advisory committee's approval. Up to 45 credits are permitted in research and dissertation.