Geology

Program Summary

The Master of Science in geology is a unique program that allows students to further develop their scientific knowledge and skills. Students choose a specific area of focus to design and conduct quality research, which leads to travel, networking opportunities and preparation for a rewarding career.

Graduate Catalog Program Information

Program-specific Admission Information and Requirements

Affiliated College: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Degree(s) Offered: M.S. in Geology

Program Requires GRE: No

Letters of Recommendation: 2

University Requirements

Application Deadlines

All application materials must be received by the appropriate deadline below to ensure priority consideration.

Internationals Living Abroad Applicants Residing in the U.S. Priority Consideration
Fall May 1 July 15 Feb 1 for Assistantship
Spring October 1 December 10 October 1 for Assistantship
Summer June 1

Contact Us

Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences
Davis Hall 409
Program website

Director of Graduate Studies
Mark Frank
mfrank@niu.edu
815-753-8395

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