SJSU Geoscientists in the eastern Sierras
Field trip to the Eastern Sierran escarpment

Explore Geology Major Options

Our programs are designed to increase your understanding of the Earth, to continue your education towards advanced degrees, and to help you obtain a rewarding career.

SJSU Geology Structural Geology/Tectonics Position

We are hiring! We are seeking applicants for a tenure track position in the general area of Structural Geology/Tectonics. Please see the link for more details.

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GeoPaths

GeoPaths is about closing the broad gap in geoscience education equity by engaging, mentoring, and training the next generation of geoscientists.

Jesse Wasco

SJSU's 2022 Outstanding Thesis Award

Congratulations to MS student Jesse Waco! He was recently awarded SJSU's 2022 Outstanding Thesis Award for his thesis: Evidence of Active Reverse Faulting and a Left-Stepping San Andreas Fault (Mission Creek Strand) in the Eastern San Bernardino Mountains, Southern California.  Way to go Jesse!

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Applying to Grad School

Our advanced degree provides advanced training in geology, culminating in the completion of an independent research thesis project.

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GeoClub

GeoClub's Fall 2022 speaker list to be announced.

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Undergraduate Requirements

Our programs are designed to increase your understanding of the Earth, to continue your education towards advanced degrees, and to help you obtain a rewarding career.