We leverage the strengths of our individual programs to provide students with opportunities for multidisciplinary classroom and research experiences unique to our institution. Geoscience and geological and petroleum engineering has an international focus that facilitates opportunities for cutting-edge research around the globe.
Salaries according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics
Mean annual salary of professionals with a degree in geology and geophysics
Mean annual salary of professionals with a degree in petroleum engineering
Mean annual salary of professionals with a degree in geological engineering
In geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering
The unique structure of our department benefits our research efforts and provides students with unique opportunities for collaboration and multi-disciplinary understanding.
Research in geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering focuses on the understanding and characterization of the Earth's subsurface.
Special thanks to Petroleum Experts (Ltd) for providing providing 10 one year licenses of both the Move® and IPM® software suites. This software will be used by approximately 100 petroleum engineering students at Missouri S&T in courses and for research purposes.
Applied research is offered in areas of interest to the mining, petroleum, and geotechnical and environmental consulting industries. Fundamental research involves the development of new technologies and modeling of natural processes.
The department specializes in the following research: