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Earth Science - Geoscience, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Elizabeth, NJ, United States
Students majoring in Earth Science - Geoscience program at the Kean University prepare for a future of caring for the planet, preserving natural resources, studying the physical composition of the earth, interpreting weather patterns, diving into ocean exploration or stepping into the vastness of space.
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Kean earth science graduates have rewarding careers in government, media, business, energy and the sciences, exploring earth’s past and present and innovating for the future.

What You Learn

You can choose from several tracks in Kean's earth science program.

Our environmental science degree provides you with a strong background in science and fundamentals that relate to the environment. The program is designed to prepare you for technical positions in the environmental industry or to continue your education at the graduate level.

In the Earth Science - Geoscience program at the Kean University, you can learn about and use the most current geological and geochemical technologies. You will be trained to study the earth and environment as a system.

Our Bachelor of Arts programs introduce you to oceanography and meteorology among other topics, preparing you for a career as a teacher or scientist.

  • Run field studies, collect samples and administer surveys
  • Research natural phenomena of the world — geological, climatological, oceanic and astrological

You can also improve your valuable critical thinking and communication skills in all of our earth science programs.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Meteorology
  • Geo-Hydro Systems
  • Oceanography.
  • Data Analysis and Modeling in GeoScience
  • GIS in GeoScience
  • Remote Sensing

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • Prospective students will need to submit an official high school transcript upon graduation to enroll at Kean. 
  • All applicants are required to submit an official high school transcript to be considered for admission. The transcript must indicate 16 college preparatory courses including (4) English, (3) Mathematics, (2) History, (2) Lab Sciences, (2) years of the same foreign language and (3) approved electives in social studies, science or mathematics. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19621 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19621 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    19621 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19621 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    12445 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12445 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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