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The geography department offers a strong background in the academic tradition of geography with applied fields such as regional development and planning, environmental sustainability, meteorology and climatology, tourism development and travel marketing, geographic information systems (GIS), cartography, remote sensing and digital image processing.

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Nick Gilroy

Geospatial Data Scientist

I never expected to be where I am today, but my decision to get a degree from Salem State forever changed my life.

Degree Programs

Undergraduate and Combined Undergraduate/Graduate Degrees

  • Geography

    BA
    Undergraduate
  • Geography

    BS
    Undergraduate
  • Cartography and Geographic Information Systems

    BS
    Undergraduate
  • Cartography and Geographic Information Systems, Geo-Information Science

    BS/MS
    Combined Undergraduate + Graduate

Minors and Concentrations

  • Travel and Tourism

    Minor
    Undergraduate
  • Cartography

    Minor
    Undergraduate
  • Geography

    Minor
    Undergraduate
  • Meteorology

    Minor
    Undergraduate
  • Sustainable Tourism

    Minor
    Undergraduate
  • Environmental Sustainability

    Minor
    Undergraduate
  • Geo-Information Science

    Minor
    Undergraduate
  • Environmental Sustainability

    Concentration
    Undergraduate

Graduate Degrees

  • Geo-Information Science

    MS
    Graduate

Certificates and Licensure Programs

  • Geo-Information Science

    Certificate
    Graduate

Additional Information

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