Boise State University

College of Arts and Science



Liberal Arts Building, Room 252

Boise, ID 83725

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.- Geophysics ;, Ph.D.- Geophysics

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The overall goal of the graduate geophysics program is to provide a balanced education in six areas:
  • geophysical theory and methods including the quantification of error and resolution,
  • the interrelationship of geophysics with other scientific and engineering disciplines,
  • oral and written technical communication,
  • problem definition, characteristics of an acceptable scientific solution, and an understanding of the planning, effort, and determination required to reach an acceptable solution,
  • project management and teamwork,
  • an introduction to the geoscience profession beyond the classroom including the establishment of professional contacts.


Northwest Association of Schools and of Colleges and Universities, Commission on Colleges and Universities

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Federal student loans are available to U.S. citizens.

Locale: Midsize City

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