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    Am about to attend school for a Masters of Environmental Studies with a concentration in Environmental Geology and GIS.

    Does this sound like it would be a worthwhile investment to take into the job market?

    What could I do with this degree?

    There is another option within the department I am in to just go straight into an MSc in Applied Geoscience, where I will learn straight geotechnics, engineering geology, etc.

    Does that sounds like a more lucrative investment?

    Any geology or geoscience majors in here that could help me out with some advice?
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    You could probably work for an oil company or utility company.
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    oil company, really? With environmental geology and GIS?

    what would I do for a utility company?

    thanks for responding.
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    Contact the university - they normally provide some information on what past graduates go on to do or career paths.
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    Applied geoscience sounds like it will open a lot more doors - geotechnics is a big field
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    Applied Geoscience would, I figured. I might as well jump into that.

    Would it matter though that I have a BA in Economics? I don't have a heavy science background for my undergrad.
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    anyone else have some advice?
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    Why are you going to study a Masters in a subject you have no grounding in and appear not to know what it applies to? Will they even let you study that at Masters without a geology or other science background?
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    Yes, they've already accepted me.

    The thing is that I was accepted into a Masters of Environmental Studies and I was going to concentrate in Environmental Policy.

    They have an option for people to choose Environmental Geology or Applied Geoscience and earn a more practical, technical degree.

    All you have to do is complete a few pre-requisite courses and you're in.

    So I was wondering if it was worth the time, effort and money to pursue that.

    I have a BA in Economics and have taken Stats, Calculus, physics and various other math courses, so I can handle the math and engineering involved and will just have to take extra geology courses.
 
 
 
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