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The geological engineering program is for students interested in protecting and preserving the earth. If you like working outdoors, solving problems using your skills and creativity and want to help people and the environment, this might be the program for you.
The program offers emphasis areas in environmental protection and hazardous waste management, groundwater hydrology and contaminant transport, engineering geology and geotechnics, petroleum, energy and natural resources, and quarry engineering.
The average starting salary of geological engineering graduates from S&T is $55,333. When they graduate, these graduates typically receive multiple job offers, as career opportunities are far out-pacing the number of qualified applicants.
Michael Bouchard studies bizarre dome-like structures in Egypt's Afar Desert.READ MORE >
Emily Hernandez wants to see more diversity in the engineering fields, and is doing her part to help.READ MORE >
Melissa Elder’s travels to her mother’s homeland of Honduras have shaped her career path and research focus.READ MORE >
John McManus' latest book looks at the Big Red One at Omaha Beach.READ MORE >
Melanie Mormile studies bacteria here on Earth that could survive on Mars.READ MORE >
Michael Bradford helps protect bats and cave formations in Missouri.READ MORE >
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Cagatay "Ty" Atmaca has accomplished a lot since being sent to learn English in America by the Turkish Petroleum Corp. four years ago.READ MORE >
Jonathan Bopp used his 3D printer to create parts for the Mars Rover’s robotic arm.READ MORE >
Kate Burns is proof that students in every major can find success.READ MORE >
Joel Burken's research team use trees to detect soil and groundwater contamination.READ MORE >
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