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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 nature and society.  Now more than ever, a global understanding is key to success in today's interconnected world.  Geographers study topics ranging from the nature of places to sustainability and landuse/landcover change using geocomputational methods.  Among the geosciences, geographers enjoy excellent and expanding job opportunities with very competitive salaries.  Plus, you will prepare for a career that makes a positive impact on 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 the 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

Gain a Competitive Advantage by Earning a GIS or GIScience Certificate

Distinguished Alumni Award Winner in Geography and Geospatial Sciences to Present March 25

Geography Colloquium Feb 25 Showcases Department's 2021 Steve Kale Fellowship Recipients

World's Largest General Scientific Society Selects Marcellus Caldas as AAAS Fellow

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

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

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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