The Department of Geology is pleased to offer a new online, non-thesis Master of Science degree in Environmental Geology to serve remotely located learners and working professionals who are unable to attend on-campus. This degree is focused on environment-related expertise required for applied industry careers, including modeling of groundwater flow, characterization of contaminant migration, groundwater and contaminant geochemistry, and environmental geophysics. These are areas of long-standing strength in the Department of Geology, which also has faculty expertise in innovative online pedagogy. The program also includes geospatial and data science components that are synergistic with two new programs in the Departments of Atmospheric Science and Geography and Geographical Information Science.
Tuition and fees for the 2023-2024 academic year are $740 per credit hour. The master’s degree minimum requirement for completion is 32 credit hours. Estimated tuition and fees for the online Master’s degree depend on the number of courses and hours taken.
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