Program Details

M.A. degree program in earth and environmental sciences
HEGIS code 1914
NYS SED program code 02091

The M.A. program in earth and environmental sciences offers advanced instruction and research experience in a wide array of subjects in earth and environmental sciences. Depending on the interests of the student, the degree program can include lectures, laboratory work, field work, seminars, and teaching. The M.A. degree prepares students for employment in university-based laboratories, in environmental and geological consulting companies, in such governmental regulatory agencies as the EPA, NYDOE, and NPS, in state and federal survey departments, and in urban planning agencies. It also provides masters-level research training for earth science teachers.

Program Heads

Name
Title
Phone
Email
Office Hours
Chamberlain, John A Graduate Deputy 718-951-5416 5312 Ingersoll Hall johnc @ brooklyn.cuny.edu call/email for appointment

 

Admission Requirements

Department Earth And Environmental Sciences
Fall Application Deadline August 1st
Spring Application Deadline January 15th
Supporting Documents for Matriculation:
Submit to the Office of Admissions: official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended, two letters of recommendation.
TOEFL (paper, computer, internet) 550, 213, 79
Examinations

 

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Matriculation requirements
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Applicants must offer an undergraduate major in geology, or a related field, completed with a grade point average of 3.00 (B) or higher.

General matriculation and admission requirements of the Division of Graduate Studies are in the Bulletin section "Admission."

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Degree requirements
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Thirty credits in courses in Earth and Environmental Sciences are required for the M.A. degree. Pertinent courses in other science departments may be included in the 30 credits with permission of the Graduate Deputy.

Student must pass a comprehensive examination.

Courses in the Earth and Environmental Sciences Department offered toward the degree must be numbered 7100 or above.

The program of study must be approved by the deputy chairperson.

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