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Wayne State University

Department of Environmental Science and Geology

Detroit, MI

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Overview

Wayne State University / Department of Environmental Science and Geology is located in Detroit, MI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Varies
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

8
Applied
2
Accepted
1
Enrolled
25%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st May 1st Yes
Winter deadline November 1st September 1st No
Spring deadline March 15th January 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Personal statement; resume; three letters of recommendation; undergraduate major in geology or strong background in geology; minimum GPA of 3.0 in major; prerequisite study in mineralogy, petrology, sedimentation, geomorphology, environmental geochemistry, and structural geology

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6.5
TWE: Required IELTS Paper score: 5.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

4
Total Graduate Students
25%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (75%)
Female (25%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Isotope geochemistry, hydrogeology, geochronology, sedimentology/stratigraphy, quaternary geology, soils and soil pollution, contaminate fate and transport, geophysics and crustal processes
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 0224 Old Main
Detroit, MI  48201-1203
United States
Contact Dr. Mark Baskaran
Chair
Email: baskaran@wayne.edu
Phone: 313-577-3262

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