Take a deeper dive into geology
The graduate programs offered by the Department of Geology can be tailored to your interests and career goals. You can choose a thesis or a non-thesis option, and you can pursue coursework from a wide range of specialized areas of study:
- Structural geology
Along the way, you’ll have the opportunity to participate in exciting faculty research projects and apply for graduate assistantships. You’ll graduate with the specialized skills and hands-on experience you need to take your career to the next level.
Master of Science in Geology
SFA’s Master of Science in geology includes a thesis and a non-thesis option and lets students explore the different major fields of geologic study to gain a deeper understanding of the Earth’s geological processes.
Master of Science in Natural Science - emphasis in geology
Students pursuing the Master of Science in Natural Science with a concentration in geology have a thesis or a non-thesis option. In this interdisciplinary program, students have access to research areas and advanced laboratories to supplement their learning.