Turn the earth into your classroom with the hands-on experiences offered by UND's Geology program.
Much of geology is done outdoors, and most of our Geology classes involve field work that takes students and instructors to spectacular places in our region. Students have recently traveled to Hawaii, the California coast and National Parks of Utah for fieldwork.
- Program type:
- On Campus or Online
- Est. time to complete:
- 4 years
- Credit hours:
Why pursue a geology degree?
UND's Geology Degree
Gain the skills necessary to launch your career in industry, teaching or government, or pursue advanced study.
Undergrads are eligible for more than a dozen scholarships specifically earmarked for students in the Harold Hamm School of Geology and Geological Engineering.
The four-story, 70,000-square-foot Leonard Hall is specifically designed for geology and geoengineering.
Network, travel and find other opportunities by joining clubs such as the Association of University of North Dakota Geologists or Sigma Gamma Epsilon, the national geoscience honor society.
Access the largest geoscience library in the upper Midwest, which contains 100,000 maps and 50,000 volumes.
Travel to exotic geological formations on 10-day spring break excursions with student clubs.
What can you do with a geology degree?
Geology Degree Courses You Could Take
Leaders in Action
By visiting sites across North Dakota geology students can learn through hands-on experience.