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Admissions Requirements

In addition to meeting the Graduate School requirements, you must also meet the following requirements:

  • A master's degree in a science, science education, or a related field from an accredited institution with a grade point average of at least 3.2 on a 4.0 scale.
  • If you have not earned a master's degree, you can apply to one of the eight departments involved with the doctoral program. Upon completion of a master's degree program, you may apply to the doctoral program. With careful planning, your master's course work can be applied to your doctoral program's plan of study.
  • Outstanding promise as a teacher-scholar in a science or science education, as demonstrated by success in previous college studies, test scores, and experience.

Additional Requirement for Science Education Applicants

  • At least two years successful professional experience in teaching or the equivalent and teacher certification in field relevant to your intended major.
Department of Geological Sciences
Ball State University
Fine Arts Building (AR), room 117
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Phone: 765-285-8270
Fax: 765-285-8265
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