Mississippi State University

Center for Distance Education

Teachers in Geosciences Program



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Teachers in Geosciences Program

Format: Online

Program Description:

The TIG program allows you to earn a Master of Science degree in Geosciences from Mississippi State University. The 12-course, 36-credit hour program of study includes courses in meteorology, geology, astronomy, oceanography, hydrology and environmental geoscience. All courses with the exception of the final capstone field course are taken online. The final field course is offered at a variety of locations around the country, including Yellowstone & the Grand Tetons; Central Arizona, including the Grand Canyon; Eastern New York; the Outer Banks of North Carolina; San Salvador Island, Bahamas; Western Washington State, including Mount St. Helens and Mt. Rainier; the Eastern Sierra, including Yosemite; Western Lake Superior; and the Great Plains Storm Chase.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 36

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Remote Town

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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