East Tennessee State University

College of Arts & Sciences

Master of Science in Geosciences


807 University Pkwy

Johnson City, TN 37604

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Geosciences

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Science degree program in Geosciences is designed to provide a broad and detailed education in the area of geospatial analysis and paleontology while developing a broad-based set of research skill. Areas of particular interest to the faculty include cultural geography, geomorphology, hydrology and watershed management, GIS use and training, meteorology, physical geography, remote sensing, sedimentary depositional systems, shallow-surface geophysics, soil engineering, vertebrate paleontology, and volcanic and tsunami hazard assessment. Students are encourages to publish their thesis projects and additional research projects in peer-reviewed outlets. Successful students completing the M.S. program are encouraged to seek doctoral programs and enter the job market in management, scientific and technical consulting industry.


East Tennessee State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award masters, specialist, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033, telephone (404) 679-4500, or Website with any question regarding the accreditation of East Tennessee State University.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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