Hydrogeology

Geoscience, Hydrogeology Option, M.S.

Program Overview

Graduate students in Hydrogeology study the occurrence, movement, and chemistry of groundwater.  Typical thesis investigations are related to environmental problems, resource supply problems, or issues associated with mining or agricultural activities, and may frequently involve research participation with the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology.

Admission Requirements:    BS in Geological, Mining, Geophysical, or Civil Engineering
Options:
  • A: Thesis (default) or Publishable Paper with approval of Department
  • B: Non-Thesis
  • TC 5160 Graduate Writing Seminar
Seminar Requirements:
  • ENGR 5940 Engineering Seminar (1)
Course Requirements:

Thesis: 30 credits, minimum of 15 at 500 level, remainder at 400 level; Non-thesis: 36 credits, minimum of 18 at 500 level, remainder at 400 level. Course schedule is determined in cooperation with Faculty advisor.

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Contact Information

Dr. Glenn Shaw
gshaw@mtech.edu
406-496-4809
MG 213E (Mining & Geology Building)