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The Geology Program at SUNY Plattsburgh

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Are you interested in how the Earth works?
Do you want to solve real-world problems?

If you are curious about rocks and minerals, how the earth formed, how water shapes our Earth and other geological processes, then come learn with us in the SUNY Plattsburgh Center for Earth and Environmental Science. With over 200 students and seventeen faculty members, CEES offers a great diversity of courses with small class sizes.

State-of the Art Facilities

You will have access to state-of-the-art laboratory and field facilities, including:


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Student Research

We offer numerous opportunities for undergraduate students to participate in faculty-mentored research projects.

Careers in Earth Science Education

Students interested in teaching high school Earth science may complete our Adolescence Education Earth Science major. They will have to complete a master’s degree within three years of certification. Many students elect to pursue a degree in geology followed by a Master’s of Science in Teaching. The latter program can be completed in five years.

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Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

If you would like more information about geology at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact

Dr. Edwin Romanowicz, Director
Office: Hudson Hall 132
Phone: (518) 564-2028
Toll-Free Phone: (877) 554-1041
Fax: (518) 564-5267
Email: [email protected]