Geography

Careers

What can you do with a degree in Geography?

The answer is almost anything!

Geographers work in such diverse fields that few jobs have “geography” in their titles. The following is a representative sample of job titles that a geographer might have:

Business Location Analyst
Cartographer
Cartographic Technician
Climatologist
Computer Mapper
Demographer
Earth Scientist
911 Coordinator
Environmental Impact Analyst
GIS Analyst / Programmer
GIS Coordinator
GIS Technician
Geospatial Data Analyst
Geographer

Geographic Specialist
Hydrologist
Intelligence Analyst
Land Use Planner
Market Area Analyst
Park Ranger
Physical Scientist
Real Estate Agent
Regional Census Technician
Remote Sensing Analyst
School Teacher
Soil Conservationist
Travel Agent
Urban / Regional Planner

GIS and GIScience jobs are hot!

The US Department of Labor recently identified Geospatial Technology as an in-demand emerging industry. Students can prepare themselves for a career in this growing field by studying GIS, Remote Sensing, and Cartography while earning a Bachelor of Science - Geography and GIScience degree at UNK. You can learn more by talking to one of the Geography faculty members.