Advance your career and make an impact in environmental geology, hydrogeology, and engineering geology with an online master's degree
Whether you are an experienced geoscientist or preparing to expand your science or engineering experience, you can advance in the field without relocating or interrupting your career. Penn’s rigorous Master of Science in Applied Geosciences program is now online.
An advanced degree in applied geosciences prepares you to take on a range of pressing environmental or engineering geology problems in a field where you can grow your ability to make a real, practical difference. The online Master of Science in Applied Geosciences is a highly practical program that helps you build your skillset and prepare for your next professional move ahead. You’ll master approaches to mitigating soil and water contamination, addressing environmental remediation challenges, developing infrastructure resilience, reducing impacts due to climate change, and responding to human-induced natural disasters such as landslides and floods. As you deepen your theoretical and technical expertise in geochemistry, geophysics, hydrogeology, and engineering geology, you also hone essential project management skills necessary for leadership and advancement in environmental remediation, pollution prevention, and geotechnical evaluation. While you’re completing your studies, our program facilitates your preparation for licensure as a professional geologist and certification in your concentration focus.
With a faculty of leading academic researchers and experienced government and industry experts, the online Master of Science in Applied Geosciences provides all of the world-class resources, connections, and professional insights of a traditional on-campus degree—with the accessibility and flexibility of an online education. Our dedicated team knows what you need to move forward in your career, and we’ve designed this program for your success.
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The Master of Science in Applied Geosciences degree program is offered by the University of Pennsylvania, an institution of higher education authorized to confer degrees and certificates conferring academic credit under applicable laws of the United States. Students who are interested in participating in the program from countries other than the United States are advised that each jurisdiction may have its own laws and regulations governing online educational programs, and some jurisdictions may not recognize course credit or an online degree awarded by the University as satisfying local requirements for professional licensure, employment qualification, or other purposes. Before enrolling in this program, prospective students should investigate their jurisdiction’s treatment of foreign online programs to ensure that participation in this program will meet their objectives.