• Interesting careers
  • Make good money
  • Build America’s future

Natural resource demand, environmental issues, retirements and low enrollments make it a good time to be a geologist.


Contact the Department of Geological Sciences for more information:

Phone: 619 594-5586
office: GMCS-237
Stop by to visit us!


Need more career information?
Go to the American Geological Institutes “Geocience Workforce” website:

Are you a veteran still contemplating your career path? Then consider majoring in Geological Sciences at SDSU. Many veterans have gone on from our program to successful high paying careers and you can follow in their footsteps!

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in the geosciences are expected to grow by 22 percent between 2006 and 2016. This is a much faster increase in employment than the average for all occupations. Geoscientists with Master’s degrees are expected to have the most employment opportunities.

Mean Annual Salaries in the Geosciences

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