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Get on the Map With a Career in Geography!

Do you find an interest on how the environment affects humans? Geographer will be the perfect career for you! West Hills College’s degree programs will give you the knowledge necessary to becoming successful in your future career as a geographer.

What do Geographers do?

Geographers study nature and how it affects those that live in a certain area. They study how one environment is reflected in and shapes the culture of an entire society. A geographer also studies the Earth’s surface and maps out each detail. They research climates, soil, landforms, plants and animals, and other aspects of a region using a GIS computer system and use that information to create or modify diagrams, maps, and graphs. Geographers also have the opportunity to teach this subject at a school.

West Hills College’s degree programs will prepare you for your future career in geography whether you’re out in the world or teaching future geographers in a classroom!

What would I make as a Geographer?

The average annual wage in 2016 for a geographer in California was $86,414.

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