A division of the College of Science, the Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering enjoys a long and proud history at the University of Nevada, Reno.
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The Mackay school offers degree programs in geo-engineering, geography, geology, geophysics, geological engineering, hydrogeology, land use planning policy, metallurgical engineering, and mining engineering.
At Mackay, our goal is to provide a student-focused and student-friendly atmosphere with small class sizes, a low student to faculty ratio, and summer job and internship opportunities.
Mackay comprises three academic departments and two statewide programs:
Internationally renowned for its academic programs in the earth, mineral and engineering sciences, and its diverse research activities, Mackay has earned its reputation for excellence by providing the earth science and minerals industries with highly-trained graduates, by conducting cutting-edge research in its state-of-the art facilities and by its continuous offering of public service to Nevada and the nation.
Our close ties with industry leaders provide students with exclusive opportunities for summer jobs and internships. This means hands-on industry experience, giving you the leading edge to jump-start your career. What's more? Ninety-eight percent of recent Mackay graduates have job offers upon graduation.