LAKERS TOGETHER: Grand Valley is preparing for successful learning experiences when classes resume on Aug. 31. Learn more about the plan for fall in this handbook.
Why Study Geography?
1) Get a great, interesting and well-paid job. Consider the following trends:
2) Make a difference:
Trend toward greater interdisciplinarity, especially a renewed focus on big questions that matter but that require a breadth of knowledge and multiple fields to tackle.
3) Be well prepared for a rewarding career:
Undergraduate degrees in geography at U.S. institutions of higher education grew by about 49 % in the past years;
During that same time period, master’s degrees in geography grew by over 50% (and doctoral degrees grew by about 71%). These rates of growth outpace most other disciplines.
For more information about Geography careers, please, visit http://www.aag.org/cs/careers