What Can I Do With This Major?

Careers In Geography

Sample Job Titles (some of the following titles may require additional education)

  • Land Manager
  • Geospatial Technologist
  • Geographic Information Systems Analyst
  • Environmental Specialist
  • Land Developer
  • Cartographer
  • City and Regional Planner
  • Fish and Game Warden
  • Economic Geographer
  • Health Geographer
  • Hydrologists
  • Forest Ranger
  • Environmental Attorney
  • Park Naturalist
  • City and Regional Planner

Our Graduates...Where Are They Now?

Alumni who graduated in the past 1 to 5 years have obtained employment as:

  • Outreach Coordinator, Gowanus Canal Conservancy
  • GIS Specialist, Bowne AE&T Group
  • Transportation Planning Specialist Trainee, PennDOT
  • Customer Service Representative, General Dynamics Information Technology
  • Regional Environmental Educator, New York State Parks

Alumni who graduated in the past 6 to 10 years have obtained employment as:

  • Forward Deployed Engineer, Bluecore
  • Project Scientist, Environmental Resources Management
  • Environmental, Health and Safety Manager, Hexagon Metrology
  • Planner II, City of San Jose

Alumni who graduated over 10 years ago have obtained employment as:

  • Geospatial Analyst, Self Employed
  • Short Line Development Manager, Norfolk Southern Corporation
  • Executive Director, Mohonk Preserve
  • Commissioner, Dutchess County Department of Planning and Development
  • Geographer, United Stated Department of Defense
  • Education Director, Kingston YMCA Farm Project

...In addition, alumni have completed the following graduate programs:

  • University of Guelph, M.A.&S., Rural Planning and Development
  • Hofstra University School of Law, J.D.
  • State University of New York College of Environmental Sciences and Forestry, M.P.S., Natural Resources Management
  • University of Rhode Island, M.S., Environmental & Natural Resources Economics
  • State University of New York at Albany, M.S., City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, M.P.A., Local Government Management
  • SUNY Albany, M.S., Education