• Students taking measurements in a river surrounded by snowy mountains
  • Students taking measurements in river
  • Students flying a drone in the desert
  • Student taking measurements in snowy mountain area

Geography and Environmental Studies

Welcome to Geography and Environmental Studies

The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is one of the largest in the nation. During the last forty years, its faculty and students have compiled an enviable record of academic achievement and public service. Because of the size and quality of its faculty, the department can offer prospective students an unusually large array of intellectual opportunities that far exceed those offered by most other institutions.

The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies offers four degree options and two minor options:


  • Academic Student Employee Position Opening: Teaching Associate- (Click here) - Review processing starts date July 1, 2019 – Inquiries: contact Dr. Orme at
  • Teaching Associate Application, Fall 2019 (Click here)