The online Professional Science Master's in Environmental Geology program is for those interested in a wide range of environmental issues and want the combination of physical and natural science with project management and communications training. Students gain the skills to accurately collect and clearly communicate data and to be leaders as they learn to work in a variety of industries including engineering firms, environmental remediation firms, environmental consulting firms, oil and mining companies, and governmental entities. You may have duties including:
Studying geophysical events
Performing site analysis
Assessing potential geophysical impacts to the environment
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution as evidenced by an official undergraduate transcript
Must have an undergraduate major in geology or closely related field (natural, physical, or applied sciences, engineering), OR coursework of at least 20 credit hours in the natural and applied sciences (biology, chemistry, geology, physical geography, environmental sciences, or engineering)
A GPA of at least a B for all previous university work is required. Under extenuating circumstances, an average below 3.0 can be considered
Non-native English speakers must also meet the English proficiency requirement (i.e., TOEFL or IELTS test), visa/I20, and financial requirements
Statement of interest
Two letters of recommendation
Three on-site, one-credit-hour, day or weekend workshops covering field and laboratory methods.
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
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