Interested in travel, adventure and the environment? Geosciences integrates the diverse skills of all STEM fields and applies them directly to real-world problems. Take advantage of resume-building research opportunities, field studies and state-of-the-art facilities at Eastern Kentucky University. Most importantly, geoscience graduates can work in a wide variety of careers in fields as diverse as science, business, environment, government and more. Learn more about this exciting field below.

Degree Concentrations

Bachelor’s Minors Certificates
Environmental and Applied Geology Geography Geographic Information Systems
Geology Environmental Education


Geoscientists are in high demand and earn competitive salaries.

Job Opportunities for Graduates:

  • GIS technician
  • Digital cartographer
  • LiDAR technician
  • GIS manager

Where are Recent Graduates Employed?

  • MapCom Systems
  • Quantum Spatial
  • City of Berea, Kentucky

Career Outlook

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Scholarship Opportunities

Students in the Geographic Information Science program are eligible to apply for the following scholarships:

  • Sebor Scholarship
  • Kennamer Scholarship


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