Geospatial Sciences

The geospatial science program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point allows students to pursue degrees with specializations in geographic information science and cartography, cultural geography, urban planning and geodesign (the use of geospatial technologies to plan built and natural environments).

Explore Career Opportunities in Geospatial Sciences

The potential for using your geospatial sciences major in private enterprise and government has grown considerably in recent years. This potential is reflected in our stellar placement rates – 93 percent of UW-Stevens Point geospatial sciences majors are hired or enrolled in further education within one year of graduation. Graduates with a bachelor’s degree in geospatial sciences often find employment at: private firms, at local, state and federal agencies, and in teaching, primarily at the secondary level.

Check out where alumni are located now on our Alumni Map.

Get Involved on Campus

The GeoClub is an informal organization open without restriction to all students interested in the field of geospatial science, geography and geoscience. 

More opportunities can be found on the Stevens Point Involvement Network (SPIN).

Gain Experience Outside the Classroom

Our geospatial sciences majors commonly seek volunteer, part-time, summer, internship or co-op experience in the field, and consider joining professional organizations such as the American Geographic Society of National Council for Geographic Education. Many join groups that promote natural resources or the environment and pollution control.

Meet Your Professors

UWSP Geo faculty have training and interests in cartography, geographic information systems, climatology, geomorphology, hydrology, natural hazards, environmental science, and cultural, economic and urban geography. Meet your professors!

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