Master of Science in Geosciences

The Master of Science in geosciences at Western Michigan University prepares you for professional work in geology and further graduate study.

Geosciences has four core areas of specialization:

  • Geochemistry and petrology
  • Geophysics and tectonics
  • Hydrogeology
  • Stratigraphy and sedimentary geology


Strictly follow the Master of Science in geosciences timetable. Only under exceptional circumstances, can you request your advisor to petition the faculty for a timetable modification.

2015/2016 catalog: admission requirements, program requirements, and courses