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Geology

Program Summary

The Ph.D. in geology is a unique program in which students choose a highly specialized area of focus. While building upon your scientific skills and knowledge, you will design and develop an original research project, communicate the results and develop the competitive skills you need to compete in the workforce once you graduate.

Graduate Catalog Program Information

Program-Specific Admission Information and Requirements

Affiliated College: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Degree(s) Offered: Ph.D. in Geology

Program Requires GRE: Yes

Letters of Recommendation: 3

University Requirements

Application Deadlines

All application materials must be received by the appropriate deadline below to ensure priority consideration.

Internationals Living Abroad Applicants Residing in the U.S. Priority Consideration
Fall May 1 July 15 February 1 for Assistantship
Spring October 1 December 10 October 1 for Assistantship
Summer June 1

For More Information

Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences
Davis Hall 409
Program website

Director of Graduate Studies:
Dr. Mark Frank
mfrank@niu.edu
815-753-8395

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