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Program Details

  • Award: Bachelor of Arts
  • Credits: 120
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified
  • Emphases:
  • Earth Sciences - Geology Option, Credits: 16
  • Earth Sciences - Interdisciplinary Option, Credits: 22

About this Program

The earth science program covers a wide range of scientific disciplines and their relationship with our environment and our lives. Courses in chemistry, geography, astronomy, physics, geology, and biology are needed to fulfill degree requirements. The program is administered through the Geography Department.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State University, Mankato 56002

Labor Market Information

  • Geoscientists

  • Median wage: $39.72/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • College Atmospheric and Space Science Teachers

  • Median wage: $69,356/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato
122 Taylor Center Mankato, MN 56001 Toll-Free: (800) 722-0544 Local: (507) 389-1822 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: