Middle Tennessee State University - Department of Geosciences

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The MTSU Department of Geosciences offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Geoscience, with concentrations in Geology and Physical Geography. Geology students choose between three career tracks: Geology, Earth Science, and Earth Science Education. Physical Geography students choose between two career tracks: Physical Geography and Geographic Techniques.

The Department also offers a Masters of Science in Professional Sciences degree concentration in Geoscience, certified as a Professional Science Masters degree by the Council of Graduate Schools. Students in the MS-PS program choose between three tracks: Geographic Information Systems, Environmental Geosystems, and General Geoscience. All graduate students are required to complete a pre-professional internship as preparation for employment after completion of the masters degree. The department is well-equipped with modern research and teaching technologies to provide both undergraduate and graduate students experiences and skills necessary to secure employment in the high-demand geosciences global job market.

Source: Department Website August 2016

Additional Info

  • Department Name: Department of Geosciences
  • Disciplines and Research Areas: Geography, Geographic Information Systems, Geology
  • Degrees: BS, MS
  • State: Tennessee
  • City: Murfreesboro
  • Phone: (615) 898-2726