Careers in Geography

Environmental Studies

  • Environmental Manager
  • Meteorologist
  • Forestry Technician
  • Park Ranger
  • Hydrologist
  • Coastal Zone Manager
  • Soil Conservationist
  • EPA, CDC

Regional Geography

  • Area Specialist
  • International Business
  • Travel Agent

Cartography/Geographic Information Systems

  • Cartographer
  • GIS Analyst/Specialist
  • Remote-Sensing Analyst
  • Military Analyst (intelligence or logistics)
  • Map Librarian
  • Geodatabase Manager

Urban and Regional Planning

  • Community Planner (ARC)
  • Transportation (MARTA/GRTA)
  • Health Services Planner
  • Medical Services Delivery (Center for Disease Control, other agencies)

Government Programs

  • (Census Bureau, U.S. Geological Survey, Army Corp of Engineers, Library of Congress Researcher, Homeland Security, FEMA, CIA, etc.)
  • Educator

Economic Development

  • Demographic/Market Researcher
  • Location Analyst/Business Intelligence
  • Real Estate Agent or Developer

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