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Geography

Program Overview

Are you fascinated by the world around you and looking to expand your horizons? If you’re interested in geography, geospatial technologies, or meteorology, consider enrolling in our Geography program. This program can prepare you to work in a range of fields like government, education, commerce, industry, transport, and tourism. You will learn analytical and research skills that are highly valued by employers.

The Geography program can open up a wide range of possible roles, depending on the level of education you pursue, including cartographer, geographer, surveyor, hydrologist, GIS technician or technologist, meteorologist, climatologist, forest fire inspector and prevention specialist, atmospheric and space scientist, environmental scientist, geoscientist, climate change analyst, urban planner, and geography professor.

Enroll in the Geography program to explore the possibilities available to you. It’s time to make it happen.

Students at any Maricopa Community College may need to complete courses at more than one of our colleges.

Why Estrella Mountain Community College?

Oh the places you’ll go! Combining the study of people, land and communities is the best part of geography. It is the oldest of all sciences. Physical Geographers study the natural environment as they explore the processes that drive our planetary system, such as weather, climate, geology, and Ice ages. Human geographers study people and how they relate to the natural environment. Geographers explore the world with a ‘spatial’ perspective so as to answer the questions of Where, Why, and How, do people live and interact on our planet. EMCC’s program prepares you for transfer to a four-year program.