Computational Earth Science MS

College of Arts and Sciences

Program Description

The Computational Earth Science program is aimed at both earth science graduate students who want to develop expertise in computational research and graduate students with a background in computer science who would like to apply those skills to the earth sciences. Our program in computational earth science aims to provide students with the skills required to enter the 21st century professional workforce, thus making them highly desirable prospects for employment in industry, government and national laboratories, or to continue to a doctoral program in the earth sciences or computational fields. 

Program Contact

Catherine Gaston
832 Clemens Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
Phone: 716-645-9042

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time

Credits Required

  • 30 Hours


  • 2 to 4 Years

Application Fee

  • $75

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.