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Chair: Dr. Jennifer Demchak
Secretary: Lou Ann Rumsey

Phone: 570-662-4581
Fax: 570-662-4126

Department of Geosciences

deptlogoWelcome to MU Geosciences!

flying a uavThe Department of Geosciences at Mansfield University is a dynamic and growing program, hosting around 175 undergraduate student majors in eight different academic concentrations. The department also hosts the Institute of Science and the Environment at Mansfield University, an independent research institute and outreach organization focused on environmental issues.

We strive to engage students with a curriculum that is both intellectually challenging and practically applicable, building student skills relevant to a variety of environmental professions. MU Geosciences students often collaborate with faculty in hands-on research; a number of our students have presented their work at regional and national conferences, and many continue their studies at the graduate level. Students and faculty also publish their continuing work on MUEarthLab, a research blog produced by the department.

arrayPrograms Offered

MU Geosciences offers five major concentrations under the BS in Geosciences, plus a BS in Safety Management, an AAS in Natural Gas Production and several minors that make excellent additions to a number of MU undergraduate programs.

Bachelor of Science in Geosciences
Environmental Science
Watershed Management
Geographic Information Science & Technology
• Geology
Outdoor Recreation Leadership

Bachelor of Science in Safety Management

Associate of Applied Science in Natural Gas Production and Services

Minors in Geosciences
• Geography
• Geology
• Environmental Studies
• Watershed Management
• Geographic Information Science & Technology
• Outdoor Recreation Leadership

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