Geography and Geospatial Sciences

The original environmental science and home of geographic information science and sustainability studies. Prepare for a top-ranked science career at the intersection of nature, society, and technology and make a positive impact on both people and the planet!

A Top-Ranked Science Job

U.S. News and World Report names "Geographer" as a top science job in the US and GIS careers are expanding at the state, regional, and national scales.




Recent News and Announcements

  • Read the K-State Globe
    The April 8, 2024 edition of the K-State Globe is now available. Keep up-to-date on announcements, research, and opportunities in Geography and Geospatial Sciences!
  • Read the Department of Geography and Geospatial Sciences Annual Newsletter
    Catch up on news and the activities of geography faculty, staff, students, and alumni during 2023!
  • Careers in GIS and Business Webcast
    Join us on March 12 at 10:00 am for an Esri-sponsored inside look at GIS careers in the business world, and the exciting work underway in retail, manufacturing, finance, and beyond. Learn more about how GIS careers are changing and what lies ahead for our geography and GIS&T graduates. Registration required.
  • Geography and Political Science Faculty Member Publishes on Territorial Aspects behind War in Ukraine
    Vera Smirnova, Assistant Professor in the Departments of Geography and Geospatial Sciences and Political Science, and Oleg Golubchikov, geographer from Cardiff University, have published an article, "More-than-state Ontologies of Territory: Commoning, Assembling, Peopling," in the Annals of the American Association of Geographers, a flagship journal for the American geographical community and a highly regarded outlet internationally.