24 months
13920 USD/year
13920 USD/year
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A student pursuing a Geology program from Loma Linda University will take the first two years of general education and science course work at any accredited community college, college, or university; and the last two years of geology curriculum at Loma Linda University. 


Geology program from Loma Linda University provides the student with a field-oriented education, emphasizing the application of geological principles. Sedimentary geology, paleontology, and environmental geology are areas of emphasis. The Geology curriculum is designed as a degree-completion program; two years of college-level course work should be completed before admission. The Geology program from Loma Linda University aims to maintain affordability through tuition rates and scholarships. 

Possible Careers

A baccalaureate degree in geology prepares a student to enter graduate programs in geology or paleontology or health-related programs, or for employment in environmental and energy-related industries; or (with the necessary education courses) for teaching in secondary schools. Most employment opportunities in industry, research, or college teaching require a graduate degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Physical Geology
  • Mineralogy
  • Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
  • Sedimentology and Stratigraphy
  • Structural Geology
  • Low Temperature Geochemistry
  • Historical Geology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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110 alternative credits


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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official Transcripts
  • Proof of High School Completion
  • Post-Secondary Transcripts
  • Test Scores
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • How to Send Required Documents

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13920 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    13920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13920 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for California

1570 - 2658 USD /month
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