Hydrogeological Engineering Montana Tech - Undergraduate Programs
Graduate students in Hydrogeological Engineering will study the occurrence, movement, and chemistry of groundwater with an additional engineering emphasis. Typical thesis investigations are related to environmental problems, resource supply problems, or issues associated with mining or agricultural activities, and may frequently involve research participation with the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology.
Hydrogeologists are in demand due to shortages of experts in water resources issues, their ability to tackle industrial problems, and environmental water quality concerns at both the state and national levels. Career opportunities in this area are very good and graduates are finding 100 percent placement. Companies that have hired our master's degree graduates in this area include Brown Engineering, Conoco, ESA, EG&G, DOE (Battelle), MSE, Lambier Stevens Engineers, Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology, Montana Salinity Control, PTI Environmental, Newmont Mining, and Conoco.