Ph.D. in Geosciences
Boise State University offers a Doctor of Philosophy in Geosciences through the Department of Geosciences. The degree requires completion of a prescribed course of study in geosciences, satisfactory performance on a comprehensive examination, and independent completion of original research that results in a publicly defended dissertation that contributes significantly to geoscientific knowledge.
Application and Admission Requirements
An applicant must follow the general application procedures for admission to a graduate program (see Graduate Admission Regulations). Applicants are required to have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a geosciences or a related discipline from an accredited college or university. Admission will be competitive and will be based on transcripts, professional references, and evaluation of a letter of intent which describes the applicant’s professional interests and plans for the future. Students whose native language is not English must submit a TOEFL score of 587 or higher for the written exam or 95 Internet-based test (iBT). Application materials are available online.
Further questions may be directed to the Graduate Program Coordinator for the PhD in Geosciences.
Program Coordinator: Dr. Alejandro Flores
Phone: (208) 426-2903