University of North Dakota

School of Engineering and Mines

Geology - Doctorate


University Ave

Grand Forks, ND 58202

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Geology Graduate Program provides instruction and research opportunities for graduate students in the geological sciences, maintains and develops geological research at UND, and serves the community, state, and region. Goal 1: Graduate students will be able to communicate effectively in writing and through oral presentation. Goal 2: Graduates of our program shall be employable in Earth science professions. Goal 3: Graduate students shall be proficient in recently developed computational, laboratory, and field technology and instrumentation. Goal 4: Graduate students shall be up-to-date concerning current trends in the geological sciences. Goal 5: Graduate students shall have a broad knowledge of geology. Goal 6: Graduate students shall do well in their coursework, demonstrating acquisition of knowledge and skills in the Earth sciences. Goal 7: Graduate students shall have advanced and indepth training in their chosen field. Goal 8: The faculty who teach and advise geology graduate students shall be actively engaged in research and serve as excellent role models.


UND is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. UND also holds many special accreditation's at the college, department, or program level.

International Student Requirements:

All graduate applicants must demonstrate academic-level proficiency with the English language before they will be considered for admission. This requirement must be met by all applicants, regardless of citizenship, residency, or nation of birth. No applicants will be considered for admission until the English Language Proficiency is met. Please refer to the Academic Catalog for ways in which this requirement can be met.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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