College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Campus Box 4003
1 Kellogg Circle
Emporia, KS 66801
MS - Physical Sciences (concentrations in Chemistry, Earth Science (offered online), Physics, and Physical Sciences., Geospatial Analysis
Graduate study with concentrations in chemistry, earth science, physics, and physical sciences is offered within the Master of Science degree.
Each of the concentrations are designed to promote a high level of competence and understanding of the subject matter. These programs prepare a student to continue graduate studies at the doctoral level and obtain or maintain employment in the chosen field with government agencies, industry or education.
The degree program concentrations require that the student write either a thesis or a research report addressing a selected topic. The thesis option requires successful completion of a minimum of 30 semester hours of approved graduate work. The research report option requires successful completion of a minimum of 32 semester hours of approved graduate work. Both options require successful completion of 15-25 semester hours in the major field(s). Specific course requirements will be determined by the individual candidate in consultation with the candidate's advisor and graduate committee. The candidate must pass an oral examination over the thesis or research report.
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
# of Credits Required: 30 thesis; 32 non-th
Classification: Master's College or University I
Locale: Remote Town
Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999