Cultural and Regional Geography Track

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Understanding people and place

The cultural and regional geography track focuses on the interaction of people and place. In this track, you will gain a broad understanding of how physical location impacts communities, social structures, individuals and more.

Degree options

Developing your people skills

The cultural and regional geography track prepares you for a variety of geography-related careers, especially those that interact with social services.  There is growing demand for the skills of a geographer in many government agencies and private firms.

This track focuses on the impact of physical geography on human life – making you a great candidate for careers where understanding demographics is important:

Census

Conservation

Development

Education

Marketing

Public relations

Real estate

State government

Graduate school options

Students who complete a degree in cultural and regional geography are well equipped to pursue a graduate degree in sociology, geography, geology and other related fields.

If you are interested in teaching geography at the high school level, Missouri State’s Master of Arts in Teaching program provides a convenient means for getting your teaching certification and graduate degree.

Career Center

To help you prepare and search for jobs, the Missouri State Career Center provides a database of current openings, tips for preparing your résumé and on-campus interview opportunities.

The Career Center also compiles information about what you can do with a degree in geography and geology.