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Spatial Science

 

 

spatial science

 

Other/Related Variations

·       Geographic Information Systems

·       Geography

·       Surveying

 

 

Degree Type/Duration

·       Associate’s Degree (2 years)

·       Bachelor’s Degree (4 years)

·       Master’s Degree (Varies)

·       Doctorate Degree (Varies)

 

 

Overview

Spatial sciences provide students with the knowledge and skills to use computer-based technologies to help resource managers with decision making, planning or problem-solving by using information about locations, features, or conditions on the earth's surface. Some of these technologies include Geographic Information systems, Global positioning systems and Remote Sensing.

 

Coursework may cover the following areas: Surveying and Mapping, Mathematics, Physics, Geography, Geographic Information Systems, Geosciences, Remote Sensing, Interpretation of Aerial Photographs

 

 

Potential Career Paths

 

·       Conservationist

·       Data Processor

·       Geospatial Analytics Scientist

·       Information Technology Analyst

·       Information Technology Programmer

·       Precision Agriculture Specialist

·       Research Station Manager

 

 

Additional Opportunities/Recommendations

·       Additional certifications available

·       Hands-on experience with computer-based technologies

·       Internship related to spatial sciences

·       Study abroad