Experts in the geosciences are essential to many industries and companies. The geosciences relate to architecture, development planning, reduction in damage from natural disasters, space exploration, and technology, among other fields. A degree in the geosciences can prepare students for employment in:

  • government positions
  • various industries
  • teaching
  • business
  • other areas

The Louisville Metropolitan area has opportunities for persons with training in geography. The U.S. Defense Mapping Agency, U.S. Census Bureau, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers all employ geographers in this area.

Types of positions include:

  • cartographer
  • highway planning
  • hydrologic work
  • regional analysis and planning
  • environmental studies

VISITING SCIENTISTS

NATURAL SCIENCES CONTACT INFORMATION