Geology Master of Science
In the Geology Master of Science in Temple’s College of Science and Technology, you will gain a broad understanding of the geological processes and cycles that affect human well-being. Study how an increasing human population and rapidly expanding technology alter these processes and their effects.
Research & Field Experience
Advanced courses and research areas in the program include
- environmental geology, including ecohydrology, energy and land degradation, ice sheet stability and climate change, urban hydrology, and more.
- geochemistry, including nanomineralogy, paleontology-fossil provenance, planetary geology, and weathering and diagenesis.
- sedimentary geology and paleontology, including coastal and aeolian dynamics, ichnology, paleontology-fossil provenance, paleopedology and modern soils, planetary geology and impact studies, and Precambrian geology.
- structural geology, including geothermal energy and geomechanics.
Classes & Curriculum
Master’s students are expected to study full time. The program includes advanced courses in geology, weekly graduate seminars, qualifying exams and research. Each student completes an original research thesis as a culmination of the program.