Program Details

Our master’s degree in geology prepares students for exciting, well-paying, and rewarding careers in areas such as petroleum exploration and environmental geology.
Location:
Lafayette, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Master
Specialty:
Geology

Program Overview

Program Description:

Our master’s degree in geology prepares students for exciting, well-paying, and rewarding careers in areas such as petroleum exploration and environmental geology. We offer a flexible curriculum that can be tailored to each student. All of our courses emphasize the interpretation of geologic data and problem solving, which makes our students overwhelmingly successful!  

The Master of Science in Geology prepares the student to enter the professional field or continue studies toward a more advanced degree. The following fields are emphasized in course work and research opportunities:

  • Environmental Geology,
  • Geomagnetism,
  • Geochemistry,
  • Geophysics including 3D seismic visualization,
  • Hydrology,
  • Micropaleontology,
  • Petroleum Geology,
  • Petrology,
  • Remote Sensing,
  • Sedimentology,
  • Stratigraphy,
  • Computer Applications,
  • Structural Geology, and
  • Volcanology.

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Financial Aid:
No
Requirements:
We require that our students in the geology master’s program have an undergraduate degree in geology or a related field from an accredited university. If you haven’t completed certain undergraduate geology courses before beginning the Master’s in Geology program, you may be required to complete some courses during your time here at UL Lafayette.

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