Program Requirements

The MGS Ph.D. degree requires 60 total credits. 1
Course Requirements 26
All MGS students must complete any two (2) courses in the MGS 610 Series:
Earth Surface Processes
Introductory Geochemistry *
Geophysics
Electives24
Dissertation Research30
Doctoral Dissertation
Required Examinations
Comprehensive Examination 3
Qualifying Examination 4
Additional Requirements
Research Ethics
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 Hours60