Careers and Outcomes

Be an expert in precision and detail

Have you used Google Earth before? Or a global positioning system (GPS)?

Then you’ve experienced just one part of the geospatial sciences.

Join an expanding field where you can work in the public or private sector.

As a geospatial scientist, you’ll use cutting-edge technology to map areas and places.

Gather and analyze spatial data. Design systems and applications.

You can work in planning, forestry, transportation or similar fields.

  • Cartography
  • Ecology
  • Geographic information systems
  • Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
  • Radar and satellite imaging
  • Real estate
  • Research
  • Surveying

Graduate school options

Take your mapping skills to the next level with a master’s degree in geography and geology.

You’re also equipped to pursue graduate study in criminology, agriculture, business and other fields.

Help for your job hunt

The Missouri State Career Center can help you jump-start your career. They have a list of current openings, tips for preparing your résumé and on-campus interviews.