Once your application form for the certificate is reviewed by the Department of Geology, you will be contacted by a program advisor.
**Note that this is a self-sustaining program and waivers may not be used to cover tuition and fees of this program (other than certain statutory waivers; see information below). Please consult with program staff if you have questions.
You may also directly contact the Online Program Faculty Coordinator in Geology, Dr. J. Cory Pettijohn, firstname.lastname@example.org, for additional information regarding the certificate program or complete the form below to request more information.
Certificate application deadlines are:
The tuition rate for the 2023-2024 academic year is $740 (USD) per credit hour. These rates include both tuition and fees, and are the same for in-state, out-of-state and international students. Cost for future courses may be subject to moderate changes in accordance with the actions of the University of Illinois Board of Trustees.
Based upon prior tuition rate trends, you can plan on approximately $23,680 for the 32 credit-hour program and $8,880 for the 12 credit-hour certificate program.
Students in these programs are not eligible to hold a waiver generating graduate appointment (Assistantship or Fellowship). Current employees may be admitted to these programs, but their employee tuition waiver is not eligible for use towards a program with this designation.
To apply for the Master of Science program, complete the online application through the Graduate College at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The domestic application fee is currently $70 and $90 for international applications.