48 months
Duration
19606 USD/year
19606 USD/year
8552 USD/year
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About

The Department of Geology at the Marshall University offers a B.S. degree in Geology, a B.A. degree in Geology, and a B.A. degree in Earth Science. The B.S. in Geology degree consists of an interdisciplinary curriculum that provides a sound foundation in both fundamental and applied aspects of geology.

Overview

Key facts

  • Programs of study offered by the Department of Geology are designed for individuals seeking a career as an earth scientist. The greatest numbers of geologists are employed by natural resource industries. These include metallic and nonmetallic mining companies as well as petroleum, natural gas, and coal companies. New and challenging careers are also available in environmental and engineering geology. 
  • The majority of the Geology graduates at the Marshall University in the past few years have found employment with environmental and geotechnical companies. 

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Physical Geology
  • Earth Materials Lab
  • Historical Geology
  • Principles of Chemistry
  • Geological Field Mapping
  • Mineralogy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National students: applications must be submitted at least two weeks prior to the start of a term.

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application for admission.
  • A non-refundable application fee of $40.
  • An official, final transcript, including graduation date, sent directly from the student’s high school to the Marshall University Admissions Office.
  • Official college transcript
  • American College Test (ACT) or Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) scores
  • A valid immunization record

International Students:

  • Equivalent of U.S. high school diploma
  • International GPA requirements are equivalent to domestic GPA requirements and vary by program
  • ACT/SAT required for some programs and merit-based scholarships
  • Proof of English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    19606 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9803 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    19606 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9803 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4276 USD per semester during 48 months.

Metro Residents - $7,318

Living costs for Huntington

621 - 1035 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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