Northern Arizona University

College of Engineering, Forestry and Natural Sciences

Geology, M.S.


South San Francisco Street

Flagstaff, AZ 86011

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

Northern Arizona University lies in the unparalleled setting of the southern Colorado Plateau near the: San Francisco Peaks Grand Canyon red rocks of Sedona Within two hours’ drive of the university are superb rocks and deposits ranging in age from Proterozoic to Quaternary. Research problems abound involving: sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic rocks stratigraphy, structure, and volcanology surficial processes water resources Financing your education All applicants are automatically considered for graduate assistantships—we typically offer 8-10 to incoming students each year. In addition, faculty who have interest in specific applicants may offer funding from grants to support research assistantships or other research costs. Our short list will be reviewed by representatives from the US Geological Survey Flagstaff Field Center, who may extend offers of summer employment, or offer to support thesis research by providing research appointments and covering research expenses.


Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

International Student Requirements:

Please see our website for international applicant requirements.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 32

In State Tuition (per year): 9462 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 22452 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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