The Department of Geological Sciences at California State University Northridge offers Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees in Geology, Environmental Geology, and Secondary Teaching and a Master of Science (M.S.) in Geology. These options provide ample theoretical and practical opportunities essential for further studies and for professional careers in engineering and environmental industries, petroleum, governmental agencies and teaching careers.
California State University Northridge geology graduates rank very high in pass-rate percentage on the Professional Geologist Examination conducted by the California State Board of Registration. Many of our graduates have been extremely successful in their professional careers as private geology consultants or as governmental employees. The Department is proud of its graduates, and we view this high pass rate and professional success as a reflection of graduates’ professionalism and our excellent program.
We hope you find our homepage informative. Please contact the following advisors or the departmental staff if you have any questions about our degree and research options or other opportunities such as Teaching and Research assistantships.
Dr. Robinson Cecil
Secondary Teaching Advisor:
Dr. Gerry Simila
Dr. Vicki Pedone
Department of Geological Sciences:
Dr. Vicki Pedone, Chair
Mari Flores, Administrative Coordinator