Earth Science Careers

A variety of career opportunities are available to those who study geology and geography. Graduate school is highly recommended, especially for scientific or technical careers. In fact, 30-percent of Adams State College students continue their educations in graduate school.

Some of the jobs which Geology students are qualified for include:

  • Mining
  • Water planning and use
  • Land assessment
  • Environment-related fields
  • Secondary education
  • Bureau of Land Management
  • Petroleum-related fields

Some of the jobs which Physical Geography students are qualified for include:

  • Environmental Manager
  • Forestry Technician
  • Park Ranger
  • Geographic Information System (GIS) Specialist
  • Soil Conservationist
  • Regional Geographer
  • Geographic Education
  • Cartographer
  • Urban and Regional Planner
  • Naturalist in Park Service