Become a geologist

Study the science of Earth. Explore its evolution, structure and features. Help protect natural resources and uncover hazards.


Geology field camp

Earn college credit as you explore the geology and terrain of the Southwestern United States.

Why major in geology at Missouri State?

  • Build expertise and skills as you study in the largest geology program in the state. Access a diverse range of research, field experiences and internships.
  • Learn geology in the Ozarks, a region with unique features such as caves, rivers and mountains.
  • Gain a bigger picture of how geography and geology relate, an asset valuable to future employers. Our department offers both programs.