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GIS Careers

Your Future in the GIS Industry

Those of us who view life through a spatial lens can use our unique perspective in all sorts of GIS jobs to create responsible, sustainable and scalable solutions that benefit society. From mapping the habitats of critically endangered species to charting critical disease outbreaks, detailing crime-prone areas, supporting infrastructure development or one of many other applications, GIS professionals can build a lasting future in our changing world. No other graduate GIST program prepares you the way USC can.

*Salary data compiled from Payscale and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

GIS Careers:
Environment and Sciences

Earth Sciences

Health and Human Services

Natural Resources

GIS Careers:
Beyond the Sciences

Transportation & Infrastructure

Government

Public Safety

Military & Intelligence

Education

Business