Accredited Online Geology Programs
Western Governors University will train students
through its geology programs
exploration geologists, etc.
and set them up well for future employment.
At present, there are 14,460 people employed as
geological and petroleum technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is
Geoscientists make on average $92,710
per year and there are about 31,860
of them employed today according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Geology Common Job Tasks
Popular Journals & Magazines
- visiting remote locations to study the earth
- analyzing plant and animal fossils
- studying Earth's size and rotation
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B.A. in Science (5-12 Geosciences)
Our online geoscience degree prepares you to teach high school earth science. The B.A. in Science (Geosciences, 5-12) with its specialization in earth science (geosciences) teaches you the skills and knowledge in general science, advanced geoscience, and teaching methods necessary to become a highly qualified high school earth science teacher.
Who the program is for:
Individuals with a considerable science background (geoscience-specific is helpful) who need a bachelor’s degree and want to become a high school earth science teacher.
Unlicensed substitute teachers, career changers, retired military personnel, school paraprofessionals, and others who feel the call to teach.
||High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
|Credit Transfer Restrictions
||For undergraduate programs, a personal evaluation of your transcripts from prior colleges will be needed to determine whether you will be able to clear any degree requirements. See below for more specific guidelines.