Geography degrees offer opportunities to develop solutions to some of the most pressing issues for modern society, including climate change, natural disasters, overpopulation, urban expansion, and multicultural integration.
A degree in geography can open a variety of career paths for you. You may find yourself traveling all over the world or working on the latest high-tech equipment making maps and marking coordinates.
Geographers find themselves in fields ranging from private industry, government planning, and administration to all levels of education. If you gain skills in geographic information systems (GIS), you will be in demand as this is increasingly applied to all aspects of human endeavors.
- defense intelligence agent
- emergency routing specialist
- U.S. Census specialist
- environmental manager
- forestry technician
- park ranger
- elementary/secondary school teacher
- college professor
- geographic information system (GIS) specialist
- remote sensing analyst
- community developer
- travel agent
- urban and community planner
- transportation planner
Our program prepares you for a wide range of fulfilling careers within the tourism, private, and public sectors. Prospective employers include tour companies, visitor bureaus, convention centers, resorts, airlines, cruise lines, travel agencies, national and state parks, real estate agencies, cultural heritage organizations, local and state governments, and planning offices. Learn More