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College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Geology

221 McGilvrey Hall
Tel: 330-672-2680
Fax: 330-672-7949


The Master of Science in Geology provides qualified students the opportunity for advanced study in a wide variety of geologic fields.

Admission Requirements

Official transcript(s), 3.0 GPA, GRE, goal statement and three letters of recommendation.

Graduation Requirements

To be awarded the master’s degree, a student must complete 32 semester credits (including thesis and research credits); maintain a 3.000 or greater GPA; participate in required seminars, research orientation and colloquia; and incorporate the results of a program of original geologic research in an acceptable, publicly defended thesis. There is no foreign language requirement.