ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Job opportunities are excellent for geoscientists, particularly those with a master’s degree.
TRANSFORM YOUR CAREER
The online Master of Geoscience from Texas A&M University offers you the skills and knowledge to delve into exciting and evolving areas of Geographic Information Science and Technology with applications specifically to the Oil and Gas Industry. With the increasing demand for GIST expertise, graduates are also in the position to drive innovation and apply modern technologies to careers in nonprofit, government, or business sectors.
Texas A&M University’s College of Geosciences now offers a Master of Geoscience Degree, totally online. Designed to teach value-added skills to Petroleum Professionals, this non-thesis, 36 credit program encompasses all aspects of the Geosciences. Offered in a totally online carrousel model, students may complete the degree in as little as 18 months. Courses begin five times a year, and students may be admitted to the program three times per year; Fall, Spring or Summer.
The distance education modality uses a structured degree plan requiring advanced coursework emphasizing Geographic Information Science and Technology taught by world-class experts in the Departments of Geography and Geology and Geophysics. The flexible degree plan requires a capstone course in which an on-campus presence is encouraged but not required.
Students admitted to the online degree program are enrolled in the Department of Geography within the College of Geosciences and will have access to highly regarded faculty, mentors and classmates.