Tackle challenges in petroleum and geothermal energy, mineral production, geoenvironmental concerns, and natural hazards.
Conduct geological engineering research in UND's state-of-the-art facilities. UND is home to the state's core library and the largest geoscience libraries in the Upper Midwest.
- Program type:
- Master's Degree
- On Campus or Online
- Est. time to complete:
- 2 years
- Credit hours:
- 30 (thesis option) or 34 (non-thesis option)
Why earn a master's degree in geological engineering?
M.S. in Geological Engineering at UND
Work side-by-side with faculty who have active research grants totaling more than $8 million from several government, industry and state sources.
Conduct research at North Dakota's Willard M. Laird Core and Sample Library. The library is a vast resource containing 40,000 cores from nearly every oil well drilled in North Dakota.
Get access to the F.D. Holland Jr. Geology Library. It is one of the largest geoscience libraries in the Upper Midwest.
Harold Hamm, Chairman and CEO of Continental Resources, provides financial support to assist students in earth sciences and provide the School with cutting-edge resources.
Enhance your professional skills at 60+ free workshops offered through the UND School of Graduate Studies. Our goal is to provide you with the workforce skills and job search strategies to succeed.
Study at a Carnegie Doctoral Research Institution ranked #151 by the NSF. Students are an integral part of UND research.
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Gain the Insights to Lead
UND's Willard M. Laird Core and Sample Library has over 80 miles of core samples for research.