Texas Tech University

Graduate Admissions and Advising

Dr. Callum Hetherington
Graduate Advisor: Geology and Geophysics

Email: callum.hetherington@ttu.edu

Phone: (806) 834-3110

Fax: (806) 742-0100

 127 Science Building
Address: Department of Geosciences, Mail Stop 1053, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409-1053

Advising Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00 - 9:45 a.m

Dr. Callum Hetherington


Students interested in the M.S. or Ph.D. in Geosciences should register their interest at choosegrad.ttu.edu.  The link provides more information about the graduate program as well as a description of the documents required for preparing an application. 

Admission to the graduate program in Geosciences is contingent upon:

1) admission by the Graduate School at Texas Tech and

2) admission by the Department of Geosciences.

To submit an application, please visit the Graduate School admissions portal.

For full consideration, complete applications for fall semester should be received by February 1, 2018. If you have any questions, please email callum.hetherington@ttu.edu

Academic Programs

The Geology and Geophysics Program in the Department of Geosciences offers a rigorous graduate program that leads to a Master of Science degree in Geosciences or a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Geosciences.


The Geology and Geophysics Program at Texas Tech University is strongly committed to both teaching and research in the geosciences. Major areas of research include, but are not limited to, the following: