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  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
2013-14 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Professional Science, Geosciences Concentration, M.S.


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Saeed Foroudastan, Program Director
(615) 494-7618
Saeed.Foroudastan@mtsu.eu                                                                                                                                                                               

The College of Basic and Applied Sciences offers the Masters of Science with a major in Professional Science (M.S.) with six concentrations: Actuarial Sciences, Biostatistics, Biotechnology, Engineering Management, Geosciences, and Health Care Informatics.

Please see undergraduate catalog for information regarding undergraduate programs.

Admission Requirements


Admission to the Master of Science in Professional Science with a concentration in Geosciences requires

  1. an earned bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college with a major in geosciences, anthropology, or related areas;
  2. basic competency in word processing, electronic mail, library retrieval systems, presentation graphics, spreadsheets, and databases.

Once accepted into the College of Graduate Studies, students in the Master of Science in Professional Science program may enroll for one semester before fully admitted to the program.

Application Procedures


All application materials are to be submitted to the College of Graduate Studies.

Applicant must

  1. submit application with the appropriate application fee (online at www.mtsu.edu/graduate/apply.php);
  2. submit official transcripts from all collegiate institutions attended;
  3. submit three letters of reference;
  4. submit an official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) report. A composite GRE score of 286 (current scale) or 900 (former scale) is expected for consideration for unconditional admission.

Degree Requirements


Once admitted to the program, each candidate must complete a minimum of 36 semester hours of graduate credit.

Curriculum: Professional Science, Geosciences


Candidates must complete 36 hours in the following course of study:

Track: Geographic Information Systems


Concentration Courses (21 hours)


Track: Environmental Geosystems


Concentration Courses (21 hours)


Track: General Geosciences


Concentration Courses (21 hours)


Program Notes


Candidate must

  1. file a degree plan in the College of Graduate Studies prior to the completion of 21 credit hours;
  2. file a Notice of Intent to Graduate form in the College of Graduate Studies within the first two weeks of the term in which the candidate intends to graduate.

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