Faculty of the Department of Geological Sciences oversee a vibrant and diverse graduate research program. Our graduate students conduct research on a variety of topics in field settings worldwide. We offer both M.S. and Ph.D. degrees, and typically between 25 and 35 graduate students are enrolled in the program.

For further questions, please contact:

Ms. Deborah Harris, Student Services
Department of Geological Sciences
115 Mitchell Hall, CB# 3315
Email: djharris at email.unc.edu
Telephone: (919) 962-0679
Fax: (919) 966-4519

The links below provide information on our application procedures and degree requirements. The graduate student handbook contains additional useful information for students of our program.

Application Procedures

M.S. Degree Checklist

Ph.D. Degree Checklist

Graduate Handbook

GTA Responsibilities