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Geosciences

College of Arts & Sciences

M.S. Degree Information

Students interested in graduate studies in Geosciences may elect to participate in either the Geospatial Analysis concentration, Paleontology concentration, or our Certificate Program in Geographic Systems: 

Admission Requirements

In addition to the requirements of the School of Graduate Studies, students applying for admission to graduate study in Geosciences must:
•have a bachelor’s degree in a geosciences (or related) discipline;
•have a 3.0 overall grade point average (4.0 system) in undergraduate course work;
•have three letters of recommendation submitted on their behalf from previous professors or employers;
•submit a two-page letter that discusses career goals and specific academic and research interests (email the letter to edwardag@etsu.edu); and
•submit a resume.

All application materials must be sent to the ETSU School of Graduate Studies. The School of Graduate Studies will forward applications to the Department of Geosciences once the application is complete.

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Admission Requirements

In addition to the requirements of the School of Graduate Studies, students applying for admission to graduate study in Geosciences must:
•have a bachelor’s degree in a geosciences (or related) discipline;
•have a 3.0 overall grade point average (4.0 system) in undergraduate course work;
•have three letters of recommendation submitted on their behalf from previous professors or employers;
•submit a two-page letter that discusses career goals and specific academic and research interests (email the letter to edwardag@etsu.edu); and
•submit a resume.

All application materials must be sent to the ETSU School of Graduate Studies. The School of Graduate Studies will forward applications to the Department of Geosciences once the application is complete.

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Admissions


The admissions criteria set by the ETSU School of Graduate Studies will be followed.

Course Requirements:

GEOS 5010 - Geospatial Analysis (3 credits)
•GEOG 5237 - Advanced Remote Sensing (3 credits)
•GEOG 5317 - Advanced Geographic Information Systems (3 credits)
•GEOS 5320 - Geographic Information Systems Projects (3 credits)
•GEOS 5300 - Topics in Geospatial Analysis (3 credits)
•GEOS 5350 - Statistics for Geosciences (3 credits)

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The Purpose of the Graduate Student Handbook - This Graduate Student Handbook is designed to assist you in understanding the policies, procedures, and general information specific to the M.S. and Certificate Programs within the Department of Geosciences at East Tennessee State University. The information in this guide should supplement, not substitute, information published in the ETSU Graduate Catalog.

CLICK HERE for the Geosciences Graduate Student Handbook. 

 

For additional information regarding a M.S. in Geosciences please contact:

Dr. Ingrid Luffman
Graduate Coordinator
Department of Geosciences
Office: Ross Hall 304
Phone: (423) 439-7551
Email: luffman@etsu.edu

  

 

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