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Paleontology

Overview

The Paleontology emphasis, B.S. in Biology requires 41 Biology Core units, 23 Biology Emphasis units, 33 General Education units, and 21 Bible units. A minimum total of 122 units are required to graduate.

Study trips to geological sites are a significant part of this paleontology program, where students have the opportunity to study God’s creation in locations like Death Valley and the Grand Canyon. Our program is uniquely dedicated to academic excellence, real-world career preparation, and developing lifelong patterns of intellectual growth while also being uncompromising in the faith. Our students are intellectually competent and an exemplary testimony, holding firm to the truth and inerrancy of Scripture. The goal of all instruction is to send forth the saints with an understanding of health and science, so that through their professional, academic, and spiritual testimony, the Master is presented and exalted.

  • • Small class sizes mean close student-teacher relationships and valuable individual attention
  • • Career prospects in Southern California are diverse and numerous
  • • Ranked a top 10 Christian University and top 15% College with the Best Academics in California (Niche.com, 2019)

Potential Careers

Paleontologist
Environmental Scientist
Oil and Gas Industry
Mining and Economic Geology
Environmental Consulting
Park Ranger
Research Geologist

Questions about a potential career? Visit our Student Career Center.

We hold Christ and Scripture as inerrant and above all else. Everything is interpreted through that lens without compromise. This means the bible is the foundation for science, not science for the bible.

Dr. Joe Francis, Dean of the School of Science

Next Steps: Applying

Since 1927, the mission of The Master’s University is to empower students for a life of enduring commitment to Christ, biblical fidelity, moral integrity, intellectual growth, and lasting contribution to the Kingdom of God worldwide.

Requirements:

  • Required statement of faith and pastoral recommendation
  • 3.6 GPA average for new applications

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