United States Campus Doctorates and PhDs in Geology
While pursuing your PhD in geology, you will learn about all the various areas within the science, including economics geology, engineering geology, hydrology and more. Choose a specialization and learn how to conduct and apply research with these programs.
- Reno, NVReno, NV
University of Nevada, Reno
- Tucson, AZTucson, AZ
University of Arizona
We offer a multidisciplinary program leading to the Doctor of Philosophy degree with a major in planetary sciences. Areas of specialization include, but are not restricted to, the experimental, observational, and theoretical study of planetary atmospher...
- Tucson, AZ
- Santa Cruz, CASanta Cruz, CA
University of California - Santa Cruz
The Earth & Planetary Sciences Department at the UC, Santa Cruz has an outstanding reputation; our graduates are leaders in academia, research, government, and industry. We offer both master's and doctoral programs. Admission is highly competitive, and...
- Columbus, OHColumbus, OH
Ohio State University
Program includes courses in most fields of earth sciences with special emphasis on aquatic chemistry, contaminant transport and remediation, and hydrogeology; economic geology, geochemistry, geochronology, isotope geology, igneous and metamorphic petrol...
- Houghton, MIHoughton, MI
Michigan Technological University
The Department's programs are designed to accommodate individual needs, backgrounds and interests; interdisciplinary study is encouraged. Major research laboratories include: The Laboratory for Atmospheric Remote Sensing, Subsurface Visualization Lab, t...
- Houghton, MI
- Boston, MABoston, MA
We offer a diverse graduate curriculum emphasizing quantitative approaches towards applied and basic research topics. M.A. and Ph.D. degrees each involve integration of field, analytical, and theoretical methodologies.
- Chicago, ILChicago, IL
University of Chicago
The Department of the Geophysical Sciences covers a wide range of disciplines related to the Earth, including its origin, life, fluid envelopes, and cosmic environment. Concepts and methods in mathematics, physics, chemistry, and biology are applied to...
- University, MSUniversity, MS
University of Mississippi
The Department of Geology and Geological Engineering offers M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in both geology and geological engineering. Graduate study emphasizes fundamental and applied study and research in a broad range of earth science topics including, but...
- Gainesville, FLGainesville, FL
The University of Florida
The Department consists of 20 faculty members and 4 research associates and over 50 graduate students. Our research and teaching programs emphasize five primary areas: Environmental Geosystems, Tectonophysics, Chemical Geodynamics, Marine Geology and Pa...
- Saint Louis, MOSaint Louis, MO
Washington University in St Louis
- Troy, NYTroy, NY
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
The Earth and Environmental Sciences Department at Rensselaer offers the opportunity to learn from some of the most accomplished faculty, and to work on some of the most exciting and significant projects in Earth Science. Alumni of our graduate program...
- Carbondale, ILCarbondale, IL
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
The Department of Geology at SIUC offers graduate support and research opportunities both in the U.S. and at field sites worldwide.
- Tallahassee, FLTallahassee, FL
Florida State University
The Master's program is designed to provide breadth and depth of knowledge for the student who desires a professional degree, and to prepare students interested in continuing on to earn a doctorate. The doctoral degree program is intended to develop ind...
- Cambridge, MACambridge, MA
Graduate study leading up to the Ph.D. degree is supervised by a faculty advisory committee made up in accordance with each student's aims and interes...
- Kent, OHKent, OH
Kent State University
The Ph.D. in Applied Geology prepares students for careers in industry and academic institutions where research into the application of geological principles focuses on solution to basic and applied research questions.
- Manhattan, KSManhattan, KS
Kansas State University
The Department of Geology offers a graduate program leading to the M.S. degree in geology. The department also cooperates in the Ph.D. program in geology at the University of Kansas. Candidates for the Ph.D. degree who wish to study with a faculty membe...
- Oxford, OHOxford, OH
The M.A., M.S. and Ph.D. programs in Geology provide opportunities for coursework and research in a broad range of sub-disciplines, including geomicrobiology, geomorphology, geophysics, hydrogeology, igneous petrology, isotope geochemistry, low-temperat...
- Muncie, INMuncie, IN
Ball State University
The M.S. in Geology requires a thesis and is the traditional graduate degree leading to professional work in all specialties of geology in industry and government or study toward the Ph.D. Completion of the M.A. in Geology requires passing two standardi...
- Pullman, WAPullman, WA
Washington State University
- College Station, TXCollege Station, TX
Texas A&M University
- Tempe, AZTempe, AZ
Arizona State University
- Cambridge, MACambridge, MA
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences (EAPS) consists of approximately 40 faculty, 180 graduate students, 40 undergraduate stud...
- Lincoln, NELincoln, NE
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Individual graduate programs are designed by the student and the student's advisor. Field work is normally required for Geology degrees. The department has extensive research and computer facilities, and an excellent library, as well as access to meteor...
- Lincoln, NE
- Saint Louis, MOSaint Louis, MO
St. Louis University
At Saint Louis University the Geoscience program focus is seismology, including all aspects of earthquake hazard analysis, tectonophysics, physics of the deep interior, and geology of the crust and upper mantle. In addition to academic and institutional...
- Ames, IAAmes, IA
Iowa State University
Programs of study are designed on an individual basis in accordance with requirements of the Graduate College and established requirements for each departmental major. Minor work is normally taken in aerospace engineering, agronomy, computer engineering...