Geography Degree at SUNY at Binghamton

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Geography Degree

The geography program at SUNY at Binghamton prepares students for a career as an urban planner, community developer, cartographer, GIS specialist, climatologist, transportation manager, environmental manager, or a writer or researcher. The program focuses on the systematic study of the spatial distribution and interrelationships of people, natural resource, plant and animal life. Program courses include: historical and political geography, cultural geography, economic and physical geography, regional science, cartographic methods, remote sensing, spatial analysis, and development studies. Get more details below including other New York colleges that offer geography degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Geography Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Binghamton University has offered the following programs for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2013)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree16
Master's Degree15

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male22
Female9

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Asian2
Black3
Hispanic4
White15
Unknown5

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Geography program at Binghamton University, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Geographers

Description

Study the nature and use of areas of the Earth's surface, relating and interpreting interactions of physical and cultural phenomena. Conduct research on physical aspects of a region, including land forms, climates, soils, plants, and animals, and conduct research on the spatial implications of human activities within a given area, including social characteristics, economic activities, and political organization, as well as researching interdependence between regions at scales ranging from local to global.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, geographers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 35.4% from 2010 to 2020

Geography Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses in geography. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Geography Programs in New York

Geography programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

SUNY College at Cortland

Cortland, NY
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Geography (B)
  • Cartography (B)

SUNY College at Oneonta

Oneonta, NY
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 14 students completed this program

Programs

  • Geography (B)

Colgate University

Hamilton, NY
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 17 students completed this program

Programs

  • Geography (B)

Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 25 students completed this program

Programs

  • Geography (B,M,D)

Cayuga County Community College

Auburn, NY
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Geography (A)
  • Cartography (A)

SUNY College at New Paltz

New Paltz, NY
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 9 students completed this program

Programs

  • Geography (B)

SUNY at Geneseo

Geneseo, NY
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 21 students completed this program

Programs

  • Geography (B)

Vassar College

Poughkeepsie, NY
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 11 students completed this program

Programs

  • Geography (B)

United States Military Academy

West Point, NY
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 60 students completed this program

Programs

  • Geography (B)

SUNY at Albany

Albany, NY
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 21 students completed this program

Programs

  • Geography (B,M)
  • Cartography (B,M)

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