After BSU

The study of geography prepares students with a broad range of personal learning and thinking skills. Teamwork, independent inquiry, creative thinking, quality writing and public speaking are all highly valued by employers.

A degree in geography is one way to prepare yourself for today’s competitive job market in areas such as these:

  • Urban Planner / Community Development
  • Cartographer
  • International Studies
  • Soil Conservationist
  • Climatologist 
  • Agricultural Extension Agent
  • GIS Analyst — business, natural resources, retail analysis
  • International Relations and Conflict Management
  • Hydrology and Climate Research
  • Alternative Energy Research
  • Health Services Planner
  • Emergency Medical and Rescue Teams
  • International Business
  • Wilderness Management
  • Transportation Management
  • Environmental Management
  • National Park Service Ranger
  • Teaching / Faculty
  • Emergency Management
  • Demographer
  • Foreign Service
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate Appraisal
  • Writer / Researcher
  • Librarian / Information Scientist

Your Future

By developing skills future employers are asking for and combining this with foreign language study, statistics or public policy, you can set yourself on a course for many exciting opportunities.

In addition, combining your global and spatial awareness with a broad set of analytical skills including spatial analysis, critical thinking and qualitative and quantitative Analysis can most certainly enhance your employment options.


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