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Earth and Space Science, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

Overview

Why study Earth and Space Science program offered by Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania?

Spatial analysis is extremely important in earth and space science education. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is used at all educational levels to portray and analyze data. A variety of courses, such as GIS and cartography are available from the Department of Geography-Earth Science, with additional programming courses offered by the Department of Computer Science and Engineering.

Majors take courses in earth science, geography, and a variety of natural sciences including biology, chemistry, physics, computer science, and mathematics. You can also combine courses to earn certification in general science and environmental education.

Careers

The primary career choice is teaching at the middle school, junior high, or senior high level. Opportunities are also available in business, government, and consulting. Internships play a major role in helping our graduates choose a career and learn the skills they'll need to prepare for teaching.

Our students develop a background in geology, meteorology, and oceanography. Earth-space science education graduates teach courses in earth science, general science, environmental science, and often coordinate school district environmental education programs.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Domestic students: Rolling admissions

    International students deadline: 

    • Fall Semester — no later than April 30
    • Spring Semester – no later than September 30
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Humanities
  • Social sciences
  • Natural sciences
  • Mathematics
  • History
  • English
  • Communication skills

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    66

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Complete the online Undergraduate Application for International Admissions
  • Pay the $45.00 USD application fee
  • Submit a course-by-course evaluation of all foreign secondary school, college, or university work
  • Submit Financial Support Documentation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    725 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 725 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    319 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 319 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Shippensburg

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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