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Graduate Programs

The Department of Geosciences offers four masters and two doctorate graduate degrees, listed below. In addition to contacting the appropriate graduate program coordinator below, we highly encourage you to directly contact those faculty whose research you find interesting to inquire about student openings and assistantships. Admission decisions often rely on having a faculty advocate, and being proactive in identifying a faculty member who has parallel research interests greatly increases your chances for admission.

A list of graduate degrees with the appropriate graduate program coordinator's contact information

Graduate DegreeProgram CoordinatorContact Info
Master of Science (M.S.) in GeoscienceDr. Brittany
(208) 426-4154
Master of Science (M.S.) in GeophysicsDr. Dylan
(208) 426-1404
Master of Science (M.S.) in Hydrologic SciencesDr. Alejandro
(208) 426-2903
Master of Earth Science (M.E.Sci.)Dr. James
(208) 426-2390
Doctorate (Ph.D.) in GeosciencesDr. Alejandro
(208) 426-2903
Doctorate (Ph.D.) in GeophysicsDr. Dylan
(208) 426-1404
Graduate Certificate in GISDr. David
(208) 426-2390

Department Admissions & Financial Aid

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