Welcome to the Department of Earth, Environmental, and Geospatial Sciences, a gateway to your career in Earth Science Education, Geography, Geographic Information Science, and in the fields of Environmental Sciences. As Lester R. Brown says “No civilization has survived the ongoing destruction of its natural support system. Nor will ours”. It is our intent to prepare you to protect the mother Earth, and meet the demands and challenges of professions in the fields of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Geography and Geographic Information Sciences. Our faculty members conduct research and teaching activities in various aspects of natural world, ranging from plate tectonics and geospatial analysis to various aspects of global and climate changes. Having a degree in one of our department’s programs can help you build your professional careers in government, the private sector or in non-profit organizations, from teaching, urban planning, environmental conservation and management, to agriculture, healthcare, industry, business, technology, mining, and so much more. Please explore our departmental website to glance into our department’s offerings, we're here to help you attain your educational and professional goals.

The Department of Earth, Environmental, and Geospatial Sciences participates in the PhD Program in Earth and Environmental Sciences based at the CUNY Graduate School.



Fall 2024 applications for the MS Geographic Information Science (GISc) and GISc Certificates are open! 

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Get on the fast track! In just 5 years you can earn a Bachelor's degree in Geography, Earth or Environmental Science and a Master's of Science in Geographic Information Science.

Accelerated Bachelor's to Master's Program (PDF)

Student Work & Alumni Careers

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Common Advising Days Schedule

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News & Events

Our own Dr. Yuri Gorokhovich was interviewed by BronxNet about the recent earthquake that shook many of us in the Lehman community! View the video here.