The Geospatial Sciences (GSS) degree integrates various geospatial technologies with applied research. The geospatial science degree will provide you with training in theory and application of geospatial technologies, including Geographic Information System (GIS), remote sensing, and land surveying.
The U.S. Geological Survey1 defines GIS, remote sensing, and land surveying as:
As a geospatial science major at Kennesaw State, you will build fundamental knowledge of geospatial skills, along with specific content in one of three concentrations:
As a Geospatial Sciences graduate from KSU, you will be able to manipulate, analyze, assess, and visualize significant data used for digital mapping and map imaging to solve key issues. You’ll be able to pursue careers related to crime analysis, emergency services, engineering, epidemiology, environmental management, forestry, housing, marketing, military sciences, sustainability, land surveying, transportation, urban planning, utilities, and many others.
Program Format: Face-to-Face, Online, Hybrid
Number of Credit Hours: 120 Total Hours
Entry Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
Time to Complete: Four-year Program
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Stay on path for graduation by using the degree pathway that maps out your courses by semester and by year.Geospatial Sciences Degree Pathway
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Research Spaces – The Geography and Anthropology faculty coordinates research labs, serves as editors of scholarly journals, and cultivates collaborative research opportunities, spaces, and places, providing you with extensive research opportunities.
Hands-On Experience – You will receive hands-on training through classroom work. You'll have the opportunity to work in teams and participate in group projects to learn how to deliver high-quality solutions.
Diverse Career Options – As a geospatial sciences graduate, you will have varied career choices that will lead to quicker employment.
The U.S. Department of Labor has recently identified geospatial analysis as one of the leading areas of employment in the coming decades. Below are examples of jobs you can obtain with a Geospatial Sciences degree from KSU.
A career in geospatial sciences offers many paths that can easily align with your current and future goals. Below are just a few jobs achievable with a bachelor's degree in Geospatial Sciences from KSU.
Double Owl Pathways allows undergraduate students to obtain their undergraduate and graduate degrees at significantly lower costs and in less time than pursuing each degree separately. KSU offers a variety of Pathways to choose from various disciplines, allowing students to graduate sooner and get a head start on their future careers.Double Owl Pathways
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Department of Geography and Anthropology
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