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Geography Careers

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.

Our graduates have taken jobs in real estate, insurance, drafting, and as GIS technicians. Some are working with government agencies and with nationally recognized companies such as Holiday Inn Express and Delta Airlines.

Other jobs in this field include:
  • writer/researcher
  • cartographer
  • defense intelligence agent
  • emergency routing specialist
  • meteorologist
  • U.S. Census specialist

Department of Geography
Cooper Life Science Building
Room CL 425
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Phone: 765-285-1776
Fax: 765-285-2351