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Department of Geography and Geospatial Sciences

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Get the Geographic Edge for Your Career

Geography - the original environmental science and academic home of geographic information science - works at the intersection of globalization, nature, and society.  Geographers study topics ranging from land change and spatial science to geocomputation/big data analysis and sustainability.  More now than ever, a global understanding is key to success in today's interconnected world.  Among the geosciences, geographers are expected to enjoy both excellent and expanding job opportunities with very competitive salaries.  Plus, you'll know that your career is making a positive impact on both people AND the planet!

Join our team of talented undergraduate and graduate students who have earned recognition from organizations including the National Science Foundation, NASA, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of Defense, Environmental Systems Research Institute (Esri), American Geographical Society (AGS), and and American Association of Geographers (AAG).  Kansas State University geography students from our award-winning geography honor society have also earned 19 GTU Buzzard Scholarships, the most from any university in the United States.

K-State Geography and Geographers in the News

Abigail Langston Receives NSF - Geomorphology and Landuse Dynamics Program Award

Doctoral Student Receives American Geographical Society Awards Council Fellowship

Bimal Paul Publishes Book on Natural Disasters and Mortality

Geography and Geospatial Sciences Student-Faculty Team Publishes in International Journal of Rural Studies

Chapman Center Announces Winners of Second Annual Interdiscplinary Research Grant

College of Arts and Sciences Announces Winners of 2020 Stamey, Gaches Awards

Bachelor of Science in Geographic Information Science and Technology to Begin in Fall

Geography and Geospatial Sciences Faculty Member to Lead $500,000 USDA Grant

K-State To Host Massive Research Data Hub On Everything From Marijuana To Education

U.S. News and World Report Names "Geographer" as 9th Best Science Job for 2019

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