- Jessica Kostrab ’13
- Hometown: Chardon, Ohio
- Major: Geology
I chose to major in geology at Mount Union because I felt like I could make a difference and save lives by learning how to predict earthquakes.
If studying the materials, processes and history of the Earth interests you, check out our geology major. Not only is it a fascinating field, but its in demand as well. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment growth of 18 percent is expected in the field through 2018, which is faster than the average for all occupations. This growth will be fueled by the need for energy, environmental protection and responsible land and water management.
At Mount Union, our geology students combine a solid foundation in geological science with practical field skills in the field. With this preparation, you will be prepared for graduate study as well as entry-level careers in a number of fields.
- Environmental geoscience
- Oil and gas industry
- Mining and minerals
- Federal and state governments