Department of Geography and GIS
University of Cincinnati
401 Braunstein Hall
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0131
Ph: (513) 556-3421
Fax: (513) 556-3370
Employment for geography majors (BA, BS) is varied and strong particularly for students with good computer and computer mapping skills. Geography graduates (BA) are employed as market analysts locating a variety of retailing establishments (branch banks, discount stores, restaurants), demographers (U.S. Bureau of the Census), area specialist for the tourist industry and for federal agencies (CIA, Agency for International Development), and socio-economic impact analysts for environmental consulting companies. Physical geography (BS) graduates have employment opportunities with NPO's (Nature Conservancy, Sierra Club), environmental consulting companies (GIS, remote sensing, environmental impact analysis), and numerous federal agencies as exemplified by the Bureau of Land Management (GIS, remote sensing). The undergraduate program also provides an educational background for students interested in graduate school in geography and related disciplines.
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