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Potential Career Paths


A degree can lead to a wide range of careers including:

  • Environmental scientist
  • Urban planner
  • Legislative research analyst
  • Public health analyst
  • Transportation planner
  • Natural resource manager
  • Park ranger

  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) analyst
  • Cartographer
  • Remote sensing specialist
  • Regional economist
  • Historic preservation specialist


Recent employers of Nebraska geography graduates include:

  • U.S. Geological Survey
  • U.S. State Department
  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • National Weather Service
  • Nebraska Department of Natural Resources
  • Nebraska Emergency Management Agency
  • Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
  • Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
  • Science Applications International Corporation
  • Black and Veatch Corporation

Career advising is always available for students through the Academic and Career Advising Center.

Career Preparation