PhD/MS – University of Texas, El Paso

Admission Information

In addition to the materials required of all doctoral program applicants by the UTEP Graduate School, applicants for the Ph.D. in Geological Sciences must provide

  1. Three letters of reference.
  2. A personal statement/essay explaining the applicant’s motivation for pursuing the doctorate and their qualifications and preparation for doctoral study.

All admission requirements will be reviewed holistically to assess the potential of the applicant. The successful applicant would typically submit three letters of reference from supporting professionals or faculty in the field who can serve as judges of the applicant’s competence and commitment, and a personal statement explaining the applicant’s motivation for pursuing the doctorate in Geological Sciences and his or her qualifications and preparation for doctoral study.

Program Information