Why study geospatial technologies at UND?


In the face of global challenges, professionals with skills in geospatial technologies are increasingly in demand. Prepare yourself for a variety of careers that rely on tools such as GIS, remote sensing and global positioning systems (GPS).

The Geospatial Technologies minor pairs well with many majors including:

  • Airport Management
  • Biology
  • Engineering
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Civil Engineering

Geospatial Technologies at UND

  • Engage in lab and field experience as part of some geography classes.

  • Join Gamma Theta Upsilon, the geography honor society.

  • Participate in active research with faculty within the department and across campus.

Geospatial Technologies Careers


Median annual salary for geographers

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: Geographers


Anticipated job growth for cartographers and photogrammetrists

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

Students completing a minor in Geospatial Technologies have gone on to successful careers as:

  • GIS Technician
  • Remote Sensing Analyst
  • Wildlife Biology Technician.

Geospatial Technologies Courses You Could Take