Career Opportunities

Career Coach buttonGeographic knowledge and spatial analysis skills acquired while earning bachelor's or graduate degrees in geography are required in a wide variety of careers, including:

  • Elementary/secondary teacher
  • Overseas teacher
  • College professor
  • Market researcher
  • Transportation manager
  • Route planner or developer
  • Community developer/urban planner
  • Environmental manager/conservationist
  • Hydrologist
  • Meteorologist/weather analyst and forecaster
  • Climatologist
  • Cartographer

The Association of American Geographers: Jobs & Careers provides more information to those interested in pursuing studies in geography.



Updated June 24, 2015


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