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Geophysical Engineering
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Geophysical Engineering

Measure, map and image the physical properties of the Earth’s crust just as the medical profession uses a variety of techniques to measure and image the human body’s interior. Prepare maps, cross sections and images of physical properties of the Earth for economic, engineering, safety and environmental reasons.

Degrees, Options, and Specializations

Geophysical Engineering is offered as an undergraduate Bachelor of Science, and is also offered in a Master's Degree in Geoscience with an option in Geophysical Engineering.

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The bachelor of science in Geophysical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,


Montana Tech's Geophysical Engineering program consistently boasts a 100% placement rate with high starting salaries.


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Alumni Spotlight

I spent a year wondering what to do with my future and decided to major in Geophysical Engineering at Montana Tech. I decided on the School of Mines because of its high quality-to-cost ratio and because of its beautiful location.

-David Sunwall, Geophysical Engineering