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Graduate programs

Our graduate programs are intended for students looking to make a career in research or post-secondary education, or seeking a job in the field.

Job outlook

Geography graduates work in a wide variety of organizations in the public and private sectors.

Employers include:

  • Municipalities
  • Regional county municipalities (RCMs)
  • Consulting firms (environment, geomarketing, geomatics, etc.)
  • Testing laboratories
  • Provincial and federal departments
  • International co-operation agencies
  • NGOs

They work as:

  • Cartographers
  • Geographic database managers
  • Analysts
  • Consultants
  • Project managers

They also contribute to solving environmental, development and land use problems.

Read an article from Le Devoir on the outlook for geographers (in French).


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