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This program may lead to licensure in 32 ASBOG member board states and 2 exam testing states, including Arizona, Utah, and California. Seventeen states are non-regulatory, including New Mexico, Colorado, and Nevada (https://asbog.org/state_boards.html).
STATE LICENSURELicensure is granted by each individual state, when appropriate. Registered Geologists practice in accordance with requirements of individual state Geologists licensing boards. In Arizona, the Arizona State Board of Technical registration administers the national ASBOG Practice of Geology Exam and the Professional Geology Exam. For more information regarding program licensure in other states, please visit https://nau.edu/pep/licensure-information/.
School of Earth & Sustainability
Integrating physical, biological, and social perspectives on our changing earth: At Northern Arizona University, we train undergraduate and graduate students to be leading researchers and practitioners in geology, environmental sciences, and sustainability, often collaborating across disciplinary boundaries. Our students spend time learning in the field, working on cutting-edge research, and collaborating with agencies.
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SES in the news
For more news (with photos!) about our faculty, students, and alumni, see our News page.
SES teaching in the field
Interdisciplinary SES faculty, graduate students, and alumni take to the river: Field-based learning about geology and policy on the Yampa River.
Divisions of NAU’s School of Earth & Sustainability