Geosciences

With the mission of providing the best education, the Western Michigan University Department of Geosciences houses state-of-the-art research facilities and is growing as a center for advanced research with a community of dedicated faculty and staff.

We not only teach students, we prepare them to realize their dreams.

Tenure track faculty position in Sedimentary Geology View the announcement 

Programs

Undergraduate applicationMajor in geociences and receive a strong foundation in traditional geology as well as broad instruction in multi-disciplinary geosciences. Programs include the study of geology, geophysics, geochemistry, hydrogeology and earth science. Students are strongly encouraged to participate in research and internship experiences. Majors gain extensive hands-on field and laboratory experience to produce both a practical and theoretical understanding of geosciences.

Graduate applicationFurther your expertise in the field with a geosciences graduate degree; an advanced degree is the key to building a rewarding and challenging future.