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College of Sciences
Graduate School Office
Room 332 Martin Hall
Lafayette, LA 70504
Master of Science in Geology
Our master’s degree in geology prepares students for exciting, well-paying, and rewarding careers in areas such as petroleum exploration and environmental geology. We offer a flexible curriculum that can be tailored to each student. All of our courses emphasize the interpretation of geologic data and problem solving, which makes our students overwhelmingly successful!
The Master of Science in Geology prepares the student to enter the professional field or continue studies toward a more advanced degree. The following fields are emphasized in course work and research opportunities:
Financial Aid: No
International Financial Aid: No
# of Credits Required: The master's in geology program requires a minimum 30 credit hours and a thesis. Our students' thesis research projects are tailored to their interests, and range from petroleum exploration to climate reconstruction.
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive
Locale: Midsize City
Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999