Take your research to the field. Get your hands dirty and gain invaluable field experience as you prepare for your geoscience career.
As a graduate student in the University of North Dakota's Geology program, the classroom is just the start. Our master's programs encourages hands-on experience in the field, ensuring that you have the skills employers look for. And when you're back on campus, you'll have access to state-of-the-art labs and facilities that will help you convert your findings into knowledge.
- Program type:
- Master's Degree
- On Campus
- Est. time to complete:
- 2 years
- Credit hours:
Why earn a master's in geology?
Geology Master's Programs
Access the largest geoscience library in the upper Midwest, which contains 100,000 maps and 50,000 volumes.
Get a chance to go far. Our students have conducted research in places as remote as the Himalayas and Antarctica.
The Geology program is based in the four-story, 70,000-square-foot Leonard Hall. It's a state-of-the-art facility for research in geophysics, hydrogeology, petroleum engineering, mining and more.
The Wilson M. Laird Core and Sample Library, across from Leonard Hall, contains cores from nearly every oil well drilled in North Dakota and is an invaluable research resource.
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.
What can I do with a master's in geology?
Master's in Geology Courses
Gain the Insights to Lead
With hands-on learning guided by experienced professionals, students gather the insights necessary to succeed.