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College
College of Arts and Sciences

Department
Department of Geology

221 McGilvrey Hall
E-mail: geology@kent.edu
Tel: 330-672-2680
Fax: 330-672-7949
Web: http://www.kent.edu/cas/geology
 

Description

The Master of Science in Geology provides qualified students the opportunity for advanced study in a wide variety of geologic fields.
 

Admission Requirements

Official transcript(s), 3.0 GPA, GRE, goal statement and three letters of recommendation. Please refer to the University policy for graduate admissions.
 

Graduation Requirements

To be awarded the master’s degree, a student must complete 32 semester credits (including thesis and research credits); maintain a 3.000 or greater GPA; participate in required seminars, research orientation and colloquia; and incorporate the results of a program of original geologic research in an acceptable, publicly defended thesis. There is no foreign language requirement. See the department website for additional details.
 

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:

1. Show in-depth comprehension of several areas including both basic and applied aspects of Geology/Earth Sciences.

2. Formulate testable scientific hypotheses and carry out independent research using appropriate field, experimental, analytical, and/or computational methods.

3. Describe, synthesize, and interpret the results of a scientific investigation and understand its broader applications.