Geographic information systems graduates succeed in a range of careers in growing fields. What are you waiting for? Pay us a visit and make your declaration today by applying to Temple University. Need more info first? Take a look at our application deadlines or learn about our transfer opportunities.
Training in GIS will give you the skills you need to take on advanced research positions in technology-based companies, governmental agencies and nonprofit organizations. A variety of industries are looking to hire professionals with this important skill set, including public health, the environment, business, technology, planning, education, design, criminal justice, sociology, communications, journalism and engineering.
So many of our distinguished alumni have gone on to great accomplishments. The stories below feature some of our outstanding alumni who have risen to levels of professional acclaim and successes!
Research Assistant with the Public Health Management Corporation
B.A. in Environmental Studies, Certificate in GIS, 2017
Research Analyst at Econsult Solutions
B.A. in Geography and Urban Studies, 2016
GIS Specialist at Apex Systems
B.A. in Environmental Studies and Geography and Urban Studies, 2018
Julia Wolanski and Matt Quackenbush
GIS Analysts at Pennoni
PSM in Geographic Information Sysytems, 2017
Market Analyst at Colliers International
PSM in Geographic Information Sysytems, 2018
GIS Application Developer at the City of Philadelphia Department of Planning and Development
PSM in Geographic Information Systems, 2018
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Thinking of Transferring?
Almost half of incoming Temple students transfer from other colleges and universities. If you’ve taken 15 or more college-level credits after high school graduation, you can apply for admission as a transfer student. If you’re thinking about transferring, consider attending a Transfer Tuesday general information session.
When you are ready to apply, submit your application online at admissions.temple.edu/apply
February 1: Freshman Application Deadline for Fall Semester
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November 1: Transfer Deadline for Spring Semester
June 1: Transfer Deadline for Fall Semester