Geoscience, MS

The MS in geoscience is regarded by most hiring agencies as the working degree. The master's program in geoscience prepares students for employment in industry or for doctoral study.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates will demonstrate the ability to:

  • develop subject matter expertise and broad knowledge in the field of geoscience;
  • conduct research under the direction of a faculty member and interact successfully with other members of a research team;
  • effectively communicate research findings in both written and oral formats;
  • conduct all aspects of research and teaching with the highest ethical standards; and
  • be prepared for career options in academia, industry, government, or other relevant fields.