Credits required
180 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 180 quarter credits are equal to 120 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$346 Based on current tuition rates. No additional charge for nonresident students. Does not include course materials and associated fees and expenses.
Delivery
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

B.S. in Geography and Geospatial Science – Online

Careers

Your career opportunities as a graduate of this program are bright because OSU's geography and geospatial science alumni are well-prepared to tackle issues concerning natural resources, the physical environment and the latest computer mapping and analysis techniques. Geography is central to many important global matters including land-use planning, conflict resolution and global security, and adaptation to climate change.

Job market outlook

Make a well-informed decision on which degree to pursue online by using the following live job market information from public and private data sources.

Employers of geography and geospatial science graduates

  • U.S. Department of Interior
  • Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
  • U.S. Forest Service
  • Bureau of Land Management
  • U.S. National Park Service
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Peace Corps
  • Washington Department of Ecology
  • Oregon GIS Service Center
  • Consulting firms
  • Forest industry firms
  • Mapping firms
  • Remote sensing firms

A pathway to a Graduate Certificate in GIScience

Oregon State Ecampus also delivers an online Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Science (GIScience). Earning your B.S. in Geography and Geospatial Science is a natural gateway for you to apply to graduate school and pursue an advanced certificate in a related field.

Additional career services

An added benefit is that you’ll have access to OSU's Career Development Center, which provides valuable resources to help you find lifelong career success and meaningful employment in a diverse world.

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