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Master of Science in Geology

Prospective students should have a bachelor’s degree in geology, including a summer field course, and a minimum of a B (3.0) average in geology courses. One year of chemistry and mathematics through college algebra and trigonometry are required. Individuals with a bachelor’s degree in another area of science are also encouraged to apply; the departmental graduate advisory committee will prescribe a plan of study to remove deficiencies. The Graduate Record Examination General Test is required. Each student must submit three letters of recommendation.

Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Earth Sciences

Prospective students should have a B.S. or M.S. degree in the physical, biological, or health sciences, and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher is expected.  The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test is required.  Individuals for whom English is a second language must demonstrate proficiency in English.  Scores from the TOEFL exam should be submitted with the application for admission.  Each student must submit three letters of recommendation.

International Students

If English is not your native language, you must demonstrate proficiency in English before you can be admitted to IUPUI. Learn more.

Application Deadline

January 15th: Fall semester with priority consideration for financial aid.