Geospatial Technology B.S. Degree
The B.S. degree in Geospatial Technology at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is one of only a handful of programs in the nation and our graduates are in high demand. Geospatial Technology is a collective term referring to technologies that collect, store, query, analyze, visualize and present spatial information. With the explosion of access to spatial data and spatially enabled tools, such as cellular phones and vehicle navigation systems, these technologies are also quickly becoming an essential part of everyday lives. And there is a growing need for a workforce skilled in Geospatial Technology for a variety of disciplines including environmental, commercial, political, social, medical, military, and emergency response.
Careers in Geospatial Technology Fields
Industry partnerships for corporate faculty, substantive internships, and project-based use of resources are a core component of the Harrisburg University Geospatial Technology program and a leading factor in preparing graduates for seamless integration into the workforce. Graduates can go on to local, state, and federal government agencies, and these skilled individuals can be found employed in the private and non-profit sectors in a wide-range of related scientific and technical fields, such as agriculture and soils; archeology; biology; cartography; ecology; environmental sciences; forestry and range; geodesy; geography; geology; hydrology and water resources; land appraisal and real estate; medicine; transportation; urban planning and development, and more.
Example of a Geospatial Technology Student ProjectCheck out this link to a test "Story Map" of a project Geospatial Technology students completed for Lower Allen Township. It's a sample of the real-world projects HU students complete.
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