Introduction to Earth Sciences Graduate Programs
The Department of Earth Sciences offers one certificate and three graduate program options:
- GIS Certificate: Requires completion of 12 credits hours.
- Master of Arts in Earth Sciences: Non-thesis track that requires completion of a research project or internship and
36 credit hours.
- Master of Science in Earth Sciences: Requires completion of a thesis and 32 credit hours. Concentrations are offered
in Archaeology, Geography, Geology, and Interdisciplinary Studies.
- Doctor of Philosophy in Earth Sciences: Requires completion of a dissertation and 72 total post-Baccalaureate credit hours.
Students interested in graduate studies with the Center for Earthquake Research and Information (CERI) should visit the CERI website.