Learn to think holistically about cultural, biological and archaeological issues with an online geospatial degree, an experiential program that bridges the sciences and humanities. SNHU's Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology with a concentration in Geospatial Technologies explores how to help people live more efficiently and effectively in their environment.
You'll examine how people interact with the natural and built world by studying everything from consumer spending to managing water resources. You'll also gain advanced analytical and mathematical skills, including mapping software and spatial analysis.
The online geospatial degree program features a multidisciplinary approach that delivers the skill sets valued by a range of employers - from urban to rural organizations, private firms to NGOs.
SNHU's online BA in Anthropology with a concentration in Geospatial Technologies helps you recognize and respond to cultural and environmental challenges by exploring the past's relationship to the future. You'll delve into the complexities of biological change and adaptation, investigate identity through a combination of modern and historical events and promote cultural awareness and change. Many of the courses use virtual experiences - from role-playing to tourism plans - to combine theory and problem-solving skills in an authentic way, helping you make your mark as an engaged citizen of a diverse world.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your online geospatial degree at SNHU include:
The online geospatial degree gives you the skills you need to apply for a range of positions in every area from global health advocacy to environmental and natural resources. You'll emerge from the program prepared to take on jobs such as:
Job prospects for specialties within anthropology are expected to grow, with demand for environmental scientists and specialists anticipated to increase by up to 11% and cartographers and photogrammetrists by up to 19% through 2026, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.* Note that an advanced degree is required to become an anthropologist.
The online geospatial degree has a strong foundation in archaeology, ethics and conservation and includes a host of real-world applications that yield pragmatic experiences and portfolio-worthy projects.
SNHU's bachelor's in geospatial technologies program includes:
General Education Program
Our programs are designed to equip you with the skills and insights you need to move forward. In recent years, employers have stressed the need for graduates with higher order skills - the skills that go beyond technical knowledge - such as:
All bachelor's students are required to take general education classes. Through foundation, exploration and integration courses, students learn to think critically, creatively and collaboratively, giving you the edge employers are looking for.
Total Credits: 120
Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer financial aid packages to those who qualify, plus a 30% tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.
*Tuition Rates are subject to change and are reviewed annually.
No Application Fee, $150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) as well as several other accrediting bodies.