Graduate Admission Procedures

M.S. in Physical Sciences
Earth Science Concentration

Application for admission to the earth science concentration, M.S. in Physical Sciences degree.

  • Submit an application for admission; see for an electronic or paper application form.
  • Provide official transcripts from each undergraduate institution attended. Transcripts must be sent to: Office of Graduate School and Distance Education, Campus Box 4003, Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas 66801.
  • Provide a statement of relevant background, fields of interest in Earth Science, and career goals. This should be sent to: Graduate Advisor, Earth Science Department, Campus Box 4030, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS 66801.
  • The priority date to submit applications for the upcoming academic year is March 1. Later applications may be considered.
  • A faculty committee will review applications and select candidates for admission. Each candidate will be matched with a prospective faculty advisor.
  • Students admitted into the degree program will be expected to maintain continuous enrollment during the academic year (Fall and Spring semesters). Students may petition for a leave of absence for special circumstances, e.g., military service, medical conditions, family emergencies, or other extraordinary situations.
  • In some cases these procedures and their schedule may be modified for students with special circumstances.

Approved March 2011.

For more information, contact: Mickael Morales,

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Last update April 2011.