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Geological Sciences

Michigan State University

B.Sc. On Campus
48 months
Duration
41330 USD/year
39830 USD/year
14524 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Geological Sciences major from Michigan State University is designed for students seeking a foundation in the structure, composition and processes of the solid Earth, including such fields as natural hazards, high-temperature geochemistry, geophysics and paleontology. 

Overview

The Geological Sciences degree from Michigan State University is intended for students seeking a career in the petroleum industry, mining, academia or related fields or those continuing on for graduate work. 

It incorporates courses in cognate sciences, field experiences and a summer field camp.

Career

  • Development geologists
  • Engineering geologists
  • Field geologists
  • Geophysicists
  • Hydrologists
  • Petroleum geologists
  • Seismologists

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Physical and Biological History of the Earth
  • Mineralogy and Geochemistry
  • Petrology
  • Global Tectonics and Earth Structure
  • Sedimentology and Stratigraphy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete MSU’s application for admission online, including the required personal statement.
  • Pay the $75 nonrefundable application fee.
  • Request that all secondary schools, colleges or universities attended and examination boards send original or attested copies of all transcripts, diplomas, mark sheets and certificates directly to Michigan State University in an official, sealed envelope.
  • Have the testing agency (TOEFL, IELTS, SAT, MSUELT or MELAB accepted).
  • International students are encouraged, though not required, to submit SAT or ACT scores.
  • Do not send letters of recommendation, photographs, portfolios or additional personal essays.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    41330 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41330 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    39830 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39830 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    14524 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14524 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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