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Master of Science in Geosciences / Teachers in Geosciences

Program Details

Mississippi State University offers the Master of Science in Geosciences / Teachers in Geosciences. The program of study includes courses in meteorology, geology, astronomy, oceanography, hydrology and environmental geoscience. It is designed for K-12 teachers and professionals in education-related fields such as Extension, Park Service, and museums.


  • Bachelor’s degree from a fully recognized four-year educational institution that has unconditional accreditation with appropriate regional accrediting agencies
  • Minimum GPA of 2.75 on the last 60 hours of undergraduate work

All courses in the two-year program are offered online, except the final 8-10 day on-location field methods course.

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges