- Most geography work is centered in one of five basic career fields: urban planning, Geographic Information Systems, environmental management, teaching or foreign service. Career options within these areas are widely varied. Augustana graduates are involved in such vocations as: urban planning, environmental protection, cartography, U.S. Foreign Service, hydrology, business location analysis, transportation planning, community planning and development, travel management, industrial real-estate development, soil conservation, landscape architecture, environmental land-use law, international trade, and high-school and college teaching.
- Augustana's geography students gain admission to excellent graduate programs in geography, regional planning, landscape architecture and environmental studies. Currently, Augustana graduates attend such prestigious institutions as the University of California-Berkeley, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Southern Illinois University.
- Augustana has cooperative degree programs with Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. After three years at Augustana, students enrolled at Duke University for two years can earn a master's in environmental management or forestry. At the University of Illinois students can earn a master's in landscape architecture in three years. Students in the cooperative degree programs also receive a bachelor of arts from Augustana.