Geographic Information Systems (GIS) minor | Troy University

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) minor

Analyzing the World in Front of You

Are you interested in embracing new technologies like GPS, GIS, Drones, Scanners? Looking for a degree with multiple job opportunities? Want to work with leading applications? The demand for unmanned aerial systems graduates is HIGH!! The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that job availability in drone technology integrated with Geographic Information Systems will grow "much faster" than average over the next ten years. The current median income for someone with this skill set is approximately $64,000 per year.


Complementary Majors

  • Anthropology
  • Biology
  • Business Marketing
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Economics
  • Environmental Science
  • Geomatics and Surveying
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Social Science
  • Sociology
  • Tourism
  • Education
  • Emergency Management

Job Opportunities

  • Public Health
  • Oil and gas exploration
  • Transportation Planning
  • Accident and Hot Spot Analysis
  • Environmental Impact Analysis
  • Geological Applications
  • Agricultural Applications
  • Census Survey
  • Crime Analysis
  • Community Planning
  • Renewable resource mapping
  • Urban planning
  • Site suitability mapping
  • Virtual Reality Mapping
  • Artificial Intelligence Mapping
  • Business Management
  • Tourism Information System
  • Power Company
  • Wild Fire Monitoring and Control
  • Weather Forecasting
  • Public Infrastructure Facilities Management and Inventory
  • Disaster Management and Mitigation
  • 911
  • Precision Agriculture
  • Postal Services Route Management
  • Engineering
  • Marine and Land Surveying
  • Land Development
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