Go deep into the field and lead tomorrow's discoveries.
We know that the best researchers are specialists. Getting there, though, means incorporating diverse perspectives from related fields. No matter which track you focus on, graduates from our Ph.D. program in Geological Engineering are trained to contribute technologies for this century and beyond while never losing sight of the ethical, political and economic ramifications of their work.
- Program type:
- Doctoral Degree
- On Campus or Online
- Est. time to complete:
- 3-5 years
- Credit hours:
Why earn a Ph.D. in geological engineering?
Geological Engineering Ph.D. 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.
Students have access to the Willard M. Laird Core and Sample Library, a vast resource containing 40,000 cores from nearly every oil well drilled in North Dakota.
The F.D. Holland Jr. Geology Library is one of the largest geoscience libraries in the upper Midwest.
Benefit from extensive state and industry support bolstering UND facilities and faculty.
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.