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Career Opportunities

Students who have graduated with a BA in Geography have found employment in a variety of careers. Many of the careers available to geographers upon graduation are forecast to experience significant growth in the next decade. Some of these potential career options are listed below and you find much more detailed information about career paths for Geographers on the Association of American Geographers webpage at

Types of Careers in Geography
Urban Planner Cartographer
Natural Resources Manager Environmental Monitor
Transportation Planner Real Estate Appraiser
Environmental Analyst Intelligence Analyst
Marketing Analyst Community Development Specialist
Demographer Recreation Resource Planner
GIS Specialist Climatologist
Environmental Impact Report Writer Teacher