Careers in Geography

Why should you major in geography?  Will you be able to find a job with a degree in geography?

At CSUN, we provide our students with a broad education in geography while giving them real world skills that will prepare them for careers in a variety of areas.  More geographers than ever before are employed in exciting jobs, using skills in cultural, regional, and physical geography as well as modern technologies that have revolutionized the workplace.  A recent survey of CSUN alumni indicates that Geographers have a higher level of job satisfaction and higher income than other disciplines:
Geography Careers Cartesian Plot

Geographers are given a diverse set of skills that allow them to pursue rewarding careers in education; business; local, state, or federal government agencies; and nonprofit organizations.  Here are some examples of what our alumni are now doing: