Master of Science Earth Science

University of Minnesota – Duluth Campus

Duluth, Minnesota, USA
Master of Science Earth Science
Duration2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • The research-focused Earth Sciences MS (formerly Geological Sciences MS) is tailored to the interest
  • The department has active research programs in:

    • Basin analysis
    • Ecohydrology
    • Economic geology
    • Fluvial Geomorphology
    • Glacial geology
    • Hydrology
    • Isotope geochemistry
    • Geophysics
    • Limnology
    • Paleoclimatology
    • Petrology
    • Planetary geology
    • Sedimentology
    • Structural geology
    • Tectonics





Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees1992421 INR
Insurance281242 INR
Transportation19921 INR
Books and supplies87888 INR
Personal expense146480 INR
Collegiate Fees41747 INR
Student services fee45262 INR
International Student Fee11132 INR
Athletics Fee6811 INR
Academic Records Fee10986 INR
Technology Fee 5493 INR
Total656962 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
BachelorsNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • The preferred undergraduate GPA for admittance to the program is 3.00.
  • A four-year BS or BA degree in geology, Earth science, or a related field in engineering, basic science, or mathematics is required.
  • Other requirements to be completed before admission:
    • Most candidates will have completed a bachelor's degree in Earth science, environmental science, geology, geophysics, or a related field.
    • However, students with degrees in fields such as chemistry, physics, or biology are encouraged to apply.
    • At least one year of study in calculus, chemistry, and physics is required. Field camp and/or undergraduate research experience is recommended.
ExamsTOEFL: 79
  • With section scores of 21 on writing and 19 on reading

IELTS: 6.5
  • With 6.5 section scores for both writing and reading

PTE: 59
  • With 59 section scores for both writing and reading

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