If you plan to teach, have an interest in the sciences, enjoy topics with clear real-world applications and want to make a difference in our use of the planet, then you should consider working in earth science education.
Our alumni who are earth science educators at primary, secondary, college, and university levels help students to see the way the planet works, reach out to the public for better understanding of the natural world, and perform research to investigate remaining mysteries of the earth (and other planets).
Thinking about Majoring in Geology?
Our degrees are designed to give you a wide breadth of geological knowledge and analytical skills to prepare you for a variety of careers in this field. We have three bachelor’s degrees—geology, earth science, and earth/space science teaching—as well as a master’s degree in geology and a PhD in environmental science. If you’re pursing another major, consider one of our minors in earth space science, geology, or environmental science.
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