Prospective Students

UAF students comprise a diverse group who ultimately seek and obtain careers in economic geology, petroleum industry, or continue their education in graduate school, and seek careers in academia. Our undergraduate BS Geoscience degree offers four different options: Geology, Paleontology, Geospatial sciences, and Geophysics.

The link below provides information and perspectives about seeking a masters degree, crafted by graduate student Meika Jensen, shared with us by the UAF Graduate School:

Undergraduate Admissions

Interested prospective undergraduate students should apply through the UAF Admissions office, following the standard Undergraduate application procedures. Undergraduate students can then select the appropriate degree program and declare the appropriate Geosciences major or minor. To see the many benefits that the Department of Geosciences offers its undergraduates, and for more information about our degree programs, click the link below .