Geological Sciences & Engineering

The University of Nevada boasts an impressive depth of geological expertise

With a Geological Sciences & Engineering degree, our scientists find jobs in energy companies, engineering firms, research institutions, government agencies, colleges and universities, and more.

The Department

Rocky landscape

The Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering is home to a wealth of academic expertise

Degree Programs

Geothermal activity in Nevada

Nevada offers degrees in everything from Geo-Engineering to Geophysics to Hydrogeology.


Scott Tyler

The strength of the department comes from an uncommon depth of expertise among the faculty.


Lake Tahoe

Nevada's earth sciences research is nationally respected for its breadth and productivity.

Summer Field Camp

Camp participants

Nevada's one-of-a-kind opportunity is open to students from around the country.

Contact Us

Contact Geological Sciences and Engineering (0172)

1664 N. Virginia Street

Reno, NV 89557

Phone (775) 784-6050

Fax (775) 784-1833

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