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Geosciences, B.S.


Learn about the processes that shape the planet in our program.


Bachelor of Science (B.S.)






4 Years

What You’ll Learn in geology and earth systems science

earn the knowledge and real-world skills to become a successful Earth scientist. You’ll have numerous hands-on learning opportunities observing conditions in a wide range of ecosystems by conducting local and regional field work, with additional opportunities to travel to national and international geological sites

What You Can Do with a geology and earth systems science Degree

You’ll be prepared for careers in a wide range of industries including oil and natural gas, geologic surveys and 3D modeling, or to continue your education in graduate school. 

This option is for students who want to pursue advanced study of geology in graduate school.

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This option offers a Bachelor of Science in Geology and a secondary education teaching certificate.

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Admission to geology and earth systems science

You must be accepted to study at MSU to enroll in the geology and earth systems science program. 

MSU Admission Requirements 

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Research Opportunities

Morehead State students have numerous opportunities to actively participate in academic research as early as their freshman year through our Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program.

Learn about research opportunities

Contact Us

Department of Physics, Earth Science & Space Systems Engineering

123 Lappin Hall
Morehead, KY 40351

PHONE: 606-783-3281