California State University - Northridge - Department of Geological Sciences

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The Department of Geological Sciences at California State University Northridge offers Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees in Geology, Environmental Geology, and Secondary Teaching and a Master of Science (M.S.) in Geology.  These options provide ample theoretical and practical opportunities essential for further studies and for professional careers in engineering and environmental industries, petroleum, governmental agencies and teaching careers.

California State University Northridge geology graduates rank very high in pass-rate percentage on the Professional Geologist Examination conducted by the California State Board of Registration. Many of our graduates have been extremely successful in their professional careers as private geology consultants or as governmental employees.  The Department is proud of its graduates, and we view this high pass rate and professional success as a reflection of graduates’ professionalism and our excellent program.

Source: Department Website July 2010

Additional Info

  • Department Name: Department of Geological Sciences
  • Disciplines and Research Areas: Geology, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Hydrogeology, Structure and Tectonics, Paleontology, Petrology, Seismology, Stratigraphy and Sedimentology, Volcanology
  • Degrees: BS, MS
  • State: California
  • City: Northridge
  • Phone: (818) 677-3541