Geographers explore the physical earth and how the interaction between people and the environment shapes our world, perceptions, and lives. As a geography major at UW-Platteville, you will graduate with a unique perspective and understanding of major world regions and their interactions, a dynamic education full of field-based experiences, and critical thinking skills that help you excel in your profession. You’ll graduate ready to work in forestry, natural resource management, wildlife management, cartography, geographic information systems (GIS), and many other positions.

Small classes let you learn with friends in a focused, comfortable setting. Professors get to know you and your goals, then help you achieve them every day. Plus, opportunities for internships and field-based learning early in your education give you the real-life skills employers want. And since UW-Platteville tuition ranks among the lowest in Wisconsin, you can graduate without the stress of significant student debt.

Geography at UW-Platteville is your first choice for opportunity and success. Learn more or apply today.


  • Geography Education