College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Earth Sciences

About This Program

The Geology B.S. program blends rigorous coursework with hands-on experiences to equip you with the skills needed to study the earth's physical structure, natural resources and environmental systems. With access to cutting-edge technologies and experienced faculty, you will gain the knowledge and skills to launch a rewarding career in the geology field. Read more...

Contact Information

Program Delivery

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

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*

Geological and hydrologic technicians

  • 5.5% faster than the average
  • 19,000 number of jobs
  • $50,630 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

* 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.