Geologist Working in the Field this is the kind of research students at the university of idaho masters in geological engineering do

M.S. Geological Engineering

Locations

Moscow

Office of Admissions
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Phone: 208-885-6326
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Fax: 208-885-9119

Mailing Address
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264

Physical/Express Mail Address
University of Idaho
709 Deakin Street SUB Rm 117
Moscow, ID 83844

Boise

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322 E. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702

Coeur d'Alene

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1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Idaho Falls

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1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, ID 838402

Integrity in Infrastructure

Combine geology and engineering as a geological engineer and assist in the design and construction of civil engineering projects, the evaluation of geologic hazards and the development of natural energy resources to help ensure that the infrastructure that makes our nation function stands firm.

Fast Facts

  • Students enrolled in this program take a combination of courses in such areas as geological engineering, civil engineering (soil mechanics), hydrogeology, and site characterization.
  • Combine skills in geology and engineering to assist in the design and construction of civil engineering projects, evaluation of geologic hazards, and development of natural energy resources.
Careers
Career
Careers
  • Geological Engineering
  • Metal Ore Mining Supervision
  • Coal Mining Supervision
  • Oil and Gas Extraction
  • Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
  • Product Maintenance and Testing
Salary

$49,000
to
$130,000

Potential salaries are based
upon national averages.
Degrees
Degree
Degree Prep In order to be admitted into the master's of science (M.S.) program in Geological Engineering, you must have passed all of the required courses, including several Geology and Civil Engineering courses.

For a complete list of prerequisites, click here.
Degree Roadmap Graduate students enrolled in this program take a combination of courses in such areas as geological engineering, civil engineering (soil mechanics), hydrogeology, and site characterization. The degree requires a minimum of 30 semester credits beyond the baccalaureate degree. Of those 30 credits, at least 18 must be from 500-level graduate courses.

For the latest information on all available Geological Engineering courses, view our Course Catalog.
Financial
Financial
Scholarships The College of Engineering provides annual scholarship awards totaling approximately $820,000. For information on specific scholarships, feel free to meet with a a representative from the College of Engineering's Student Services team.

You can find general need- and merit-based scholarships on the Financial Aid Office's scholarships page.
Financial Aid

To find out about deadlines, scholarships and eligibility requirements, please visit the University of Idaho Financial Aid Office.

Get Involved
Get Involved
Hands-On Learning Undergraduate hands-on learning and research opportunities in the laboratory, field, and classroom are plentiful. U-Idaho’s engineering senior capstone design program is ranked one of the best in the nation by the National Academy of Engineers. Students get opportunities to solve real-world engineering problems sponsored by industry partners, as well as to showcase their work in the annual Engineering Design EXPO.