Master of Science in Geology

The Department of Geological Sciences offers a comprehensive graduate program leading to the Master of Science in Geology degree. Thesis or non-thesis tracks with optional concentrations in Petroleum Geology and Hydrogeology are available for the MS degree. A post-baccalaureate Certificate in Hydrogeology is also offered. The program is intended to prepare students for professional positions in the petroleum industry, the environmental and geotechnical consulting industries, government agencies, and for graduate studies at the doctoral level. A broad range of faculty research interests; the proximity of the campus to government regulatory agencies, hydrogeology and environmental firms, the petroleum industry; easy access to diverse geological environments; and a range of modern research facilities permit the student to select from a wide spectrum of research topics.