Careers

Graduates of the Geology program will be prepared for work in a variety of fields, including natural resources, government and non-profit organizations, and universities. Careers as a geologist will usually require additional education, such as a bachelor's degree, depending on the specialization. Some of these include:

  • Geophysics
  • Hydrology
  • Paleontology
  • Seismology
  • Volcanology

Students should work closely with an advisor to make sure that they are on the right educational track.

For more information about these careers, as well as the current employment outlook, visit the U.S. Department of Labor and Oregon Employment Department websites.