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Find MSc Programs in Geoscience in USA 2019

Msc stands for Master of Science. It is a postgraduate educational master's degree given by universities in a wide number of nations. The degree is typically studied for in the sciences and occasionally in the social sciences.

Students who complete a geoscience course often find themselves ready to conduct independent research in the earth sciences. These programs usually include detailed examination of topics such as fluid dynamics, geological theory and pollutant containment.

The USA remains the world’s most popular destination for international students. Universities in the US dominate the world rankings and the country also offers a wide variety of exciting study locations. State university systems are partially subsidized by state governments, and may have many campuses spread around the state, with hundreds of thousands of students.

Top Master of Science Programs in Geoscience in USA 2019

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3 Results in Geoscience, USA

Fort Hays State University Graduate School

Geosciences offers graduate study for the Master of Science along six different tracks: geology, geography, GIA applications for business, small museum entrepreneurship, ... [+]

Master of Science in Geosciences

Geosciences offer graduate study for the Master of Science along two different tracks, geology and geography.

MS in Geosciences - GeologyThis program of study has two possible emphases--one for the professional geologist and the other for the earth science teacher. The former prepares the student for a career in industry or in government surveys or provides preparation for Ph.D. work at another institution. The latter prepares the student to teach geology and other earth science courses at the secondary or college level. The geology track is flexible. The student and advisor will select appropriate electives based on the area of emphasis such as environmental geology, stratigraphy, vertebrate paleontology, geophysics, petroleum geology, etc.... [-]

USA Wichita
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
30 - 36 hours
Campus
Montana Tech

There are 6 study options underneath the Master of Science (MS) in Geosciences program: Geology (Dept. of Geological Engineering),Hydrogeology (Dept. of Geological Engine ... [+]

Master of Science (MS) in Geosciences

There are 6 study options underneath the Master of Science (MS) in Geosciences program: 1. Geochemistry

Geochemistry (Dept. of Chemistry & Geochemistry) Geobiochemistry, water/rock/microbe interactions, thermodynamics of natural systems, coevolution of geochemistry and life, thermodynamics of minerals, and migration of pollutant species in soil and water.

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Geochemistry is an interdisciplinary field of study in which the science of chemistry is used to solve earth science problems. Areas of study include the full spectrum of topics from geo-biochemistry, to water/rock/microbe interactions, thermodynamics of natural systems, coevolution of geochemistry and life, thermodynamics of minerals, and migration of pollutant species in soil and water.... [-]

USA Butte
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Rice University | Wiess School of Natural Sciences

This degree is designed for students who wish to become proficient in applying geological knowledge and geophysical methods to finding and developing reserves of oil and ... [+]

"Students in the Professional Master’s Program benefit from Rice’s highly recognized academic resources enhanced with professional components that together foster the development of essential science, communication, and management skills. The (Subsurface Geoscience) track creates a rare breed of well-prepared professionals possessing the wide range of abilities necessary to devise innovative and pragmatic approaches to tackle difficult industry problems."Students in the Professional Master’s Program benefit from Rice’s highly recognized academic resources enhanced with professional components that together foster the development of essential science, communication, and management skills. The (Subsurface Geoscience) track creates a rare breed of well-prepared professionals possessing the wide range of abilities necessary to devise innovative and pragmatic approaches to tackle difficult industry problems."... [-]

USA Houston
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus