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Ph.D. Geology

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College of Business and Economics
University of Idaho
ALB 125
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3161
Phone: (208) 885-6453
Fax: (208) 885-6296
Amber Gray

Geology for Tomorrow

Build a geological foundation that’s rock solid and be part of solution addressing issues like erosion, climate change and the sustainable use of land. As a graduate student, you receive training in theory and modern field observation strategies, as well as opportunities to research geological problems around the world and on other planets.

Fast Facts

  • Extremely diverse regional terrain is an optimal place to conduct research
  • Internationally recognized faculty
  • Ample research opportunities
  • Sophisticated technology available to study geological processes
  • Professor and researcher at a university (Ph.D. required)
  • Teacher at the secondary or community college level
  • Geologist
  • Environmental scientist
  • Geotechnical engineer
Degree Roadmap
Financial Aid

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

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Hands-on Learning
  • Laboratory work and study in the field
  • Geological Sciences seminar series