Geospatial Analysis + Technology

Spatially savvy

Interested in using advanced technology and mapping fascinating landscapes? Well then a geospatial technology and analysis major is for you! UW-Eau Claire has geospatial experts who push the boundaries of their field and collaborate closely with you. Expect to use advanced equipment such as global positioning systems and remote sensing, giving you real-world experience. This degree will give you the skills you need start an exciting career in a rapidly growing field.

Geospatial Analysis and Technology Major

60 credits, no minor required

Gain cutting-edge skills in a field that is rapidly growing. Geospatial refers to global positioning systems, geographic information systems, computer cartography and other geographical technology. These devices acquire, analyze and communicate information connected to a specific location.

Change your major

To change your major to geospatial analysis and technology, please contact the geography and anthropology department using the contact form at the bottom of this page or contacting our department chair or academic assistant.

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Student and an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)

New geospatial degree approved

Students interested in pursuing a career in the high-demand, cutting-edge geospatial analysis and technology fields will have a new program option at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

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geospatial classroom

Q&A with geospatial intern

A $418,869 grant to support geospatial education at UW-Eau Claire already is making a difference in the lives of Blugolds with an interest in geospatial fields, including new internship opportunities for students.

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Joseph Hupy

Drone expert shares ideas

Dr. Joseph Hupy, an associate professor of geography at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, is among the experts recently quoted in regional media about the potential use of drones.

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Dr. Joseph Hupy

Regent Scholar and geospatial leader

UW-Eau Claire continues to help Wisconsin establish itself as a leader in finding market niches for unmanned aerial systems, while also giving Blugolds experiences that will prepare them to meet the growing demand for workers with geospatial skills.

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