College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Earth Sciences

About This Program

Applied Geology. Our program offers rigorous coursework, research opportunities, and practical experience in the field, preparing you for a successful career in the industry. With experienced faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and real-world experiences, you'll gain the skills and knowledge needed to solve complex geology challenges and make a meaningful impact. Read more...

Contact Information

Program Delivery

  • Delivery:
    • In person
  • Location:
    • Kent Campus

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*

Atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers, postsecondary

  • 1.9% slower than the average
  • 13,100 number of jobs
  • $94,520 potential earnings

Geoscientists, except hydrologists and geographers

  • 4.9% about as fast as the average
  • 31,800 number of jobs
  • $93,580 potential earnings


  • 5.3% faster than the average
  • 7,000 number of jobs
  • $84,040 potential earnings

Natural sciences managers

  • 4.8% about as fast as the average
  • 71,400 number of jobs
  • $137,940 potential earnings

* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.