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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 home of geographic information science - works at the intersection of globalization, nature, and society.  Geographers study topics ranging from the nature of places to sustainability and landuse and landcover change using geocomputational methods. Now more than ever, a global understanding is key to success in today's interconnected world.  Among the geosciences, geographers enjoy excellent and expanding job opportunities with very competitive salaries.  Plus, you will prepare for a future career that makes a positive impact on both people AND the planet!

Join our team of talented students who have been recognized by organizations such as 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).  Students in our our award-winning geography honor society have also earned 19 prestigious GTU Buzzard Scholarships, the most from any university in the United States.

K-State Geography and Geographers in the News

Caldas receives Prestigious Enlaces Award from the Conference of Latin American Geographers

Geographer Arnaud Temme Published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Spring 2021 Faculty Development Award and University Small Research Grants Announced

Langston is Co-Author in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article

Doctoral Student Receives American Geographical Society Awards Council Fellowship

Bimal Paul Publishes Book on Natural Disasters and Mortality

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

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

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