Geological Engineering

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College of Engineering and Mines
Department of Mining and Geological Engineering

M.S. Degree

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 30-33 credits

Geological engineering deals with the application of geology. Geological engineers work with the environment in the true sense of the word. Properties of earth materials exploration activities, geophysical and geochemical prospecting, site investigations and engineering geology are all phases of geological engineering.

The graduate program prepares students for employment with industry, consulting companies and government agencies.