Opportunities for Geography Majors

Pitt-Johnstown Geography graduates are represented in the following fields or graduate programs.



Federal Agencies:

  • U.S. Geological Survey
  • U.S. Bureau of the Census
  • National Park Service
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • U.S. Department of Energy
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • U.S. Postal Service
  • U.S. Department of the Interior

State and Local Government:

  • Cambria County Planning Commission
  • Ohio Department of Transportation
  • South Carolina Water Resources Commission
  • Council of Pennsylvania Boroughs
  • Philadelphia Planning Commission;


  • West Penn Hospital
  • Boy Scouts of America

Private Sector Companies:

  • Intergraph Corp.
  • Kimball and Associates
  • National Bank of Detroit
  • Mobil Oil
  • Blue Shield
  • Hoechst Pharmaceuticals
  • Sovran Bank

Graduate Programs

Many of the graduates from Pitt-Johnstown's Geography program enroll in graduate programs in geography or a related field. Program graduates have earned advanced degrees from institutions such as

  • Penn State
  • Michigan State
  • University of Alabama
  • Kent State
  • Ohio University
  • Rutgers University
  • Arizona State University
  • Virginia Tech
  • Ohio State
  • Louisiana State University
  • Hunter College
  • Miami University of Ohio