|The MGS Ph.D. degree requires 60 total credits. 1|
|Course Requirements 2||6|
All MGS students must complete any two (2) courses in the MGS 610 Series:
|Earth Surface Processes|
|Introductory Geochemistry *|
Comprehensive Examination 3
Qualifying Examination 4
MGS Seminar (MGS 701) 5
Geotopics Lecture Series 6
Educational Training Program (TA) 7
|Educational Training 1|
|Educational Training 2|
|Educational Training 3|
|Total Credit Hours||60|
Minimum of 30 course credits and 12 dissertation credits.
MGS 771 may substitute MGS 613.
All MGS students are required to register for MGS 701 at least once and attend all meetings of the course throughout their tenure in the MGS program. Students are required to give presentations and actively participate in the course.
All MGS students are expected to attend the department weekly seminar Geotopics. The diverse lecture series presents recent and ongoing research by RSMAS faculty and visiting scientists. These presentations help provide a broad, well-rounded view of research topics in the earth sciences.