Geographic Information Science (GIST) is becoming an increasingly popular choice of degree with high school leavers. It is a high growth industry, and graduates of an online GIST program have lots of different career options available to them. As shown in the infographic below, these careers include jobs in government, criminal justice, law enforcement, transportation, and health and human services, among others.
Graduates of a geographic information science and technology degree can really make a difference to the world we live in. As technology continues to advance, processes are becoming more efficient, and GIS specialists are required to help with this. Analysis is a large part of the degree and future careers, so those who have natural analytical skills will be especially sought after upon graduation.
Common Career Paths for the Student of Geographic Information, Science and Technology is an infographic created by the University of Southern California.